AceShowbiz - "Mamma Mia!" announces its final Broadway show after more than a decade playing on stage. The play inspired by %cABBA%'s songs like "Dancing Queen" and "S.O.S." is scheduled to pull the final curtain on September 5 at the Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St.
" 'Mamma Mia!' has celebrated a passionate 14-year love affair with New York City," creator and global producer Judy Craymer said in a statement. "I am thrilled that 'Mamma Mia!' has brought the music of ABBA to Broadway and so grateful to the hundreds of wonderful actors, musicians, stage managers, crew, front of house staff and the other people of the theatre who have given their professional lives and souls to be part of the 'Mamma Mia!' family and adventure on Broadway. And a huge thank you to our fans who have come from all over the world to see the show."
The stage production first opened on Broadway in 2001 and spread overseas including to the West End in London. It became the eighth-longest running show on the Great White Way and inspired a Hollywood movie of the same name. Starring %cMeryl Streep%, %cPierce Brosnan%, %cColin Firth%, and %cAmanda Seyfried%, it grossed over $600 million.