Grand Rapids Civic Theatre announced their new season several weeks ago, but said they would soon have a surprise announcement. Well, it was a surprise, alright, and a big one. They're going to doing Mama Mia!

Due to the production’s licensing agreement with Civic Theatre, it took several suspenseful months to put it together, but now the word is out. Grand Rapids Civic Theatre proudly invites you to save the date for Mamma Mia!, coming February 23, 2019!

Featuring Abba favorites, like Dancing Queen, Knowing Me, Knowing You, Take a Chance On Me, and the title hit, Mamma Mia, Executive and Artistic Director Bruce Tinker noted, “We were very fortunate to secure the rights to this show - but only if we agreed to withhold revealing the title until a later date this season. The chance to produce one of the most successful and entertaining musicals of recent history was too important to pass up”.

Civic's entire next season, 2018-19, is a fantastic one, with Steel Magnolias, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Disney’s Newsies, Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland, Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, and so much more. More is the key word with the addition of Mama Mia!

Season tickets have been on sale for a few months, and Mama Mia! tickets go on sale to the general public on August 22, 2018. If you would like early access, purchase a Season Subscription! Log on to

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