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Valley Musical Theatre in Ellensburg, Washington presents Mamma Mia!

Opening July 9

Performance Dates

  • Friday July 9 7:00 PM
  • Saturday July 10 2:00 PM
  • Saturday July 10 7:00 PM
  • Sunday July 11 2:00 PM
  • Thursday July 15 7:00 PM
  • Friday July 16 7:00 PM
  • Saturday July 17 2:00 PM
  • Saturday July 17 7:00 PM

Things To Know About This Production

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

Valley Musical Theatre is excited to bring this show to our Ellensburg community! Come join us in the Greek Isles this July!

Character Descriptions: 

DONNA: free spirited single Mom (to Sophie) with strong pop rock vocals. Resides on remote Greek Island where she runs a Taverna. Has her hands full preparing for her daughter wedding and looking forward to having her girlfriends back on the island. Former lead singer of The Dynamos. Moves well. Age- late 30’s-40’s

SOPHIE: Free spirited daughter of Donna, on a secret quest to discover her Father’s identity so he can walk her down the aisle. Moves well. Basic guitar skills a plus. Script defines her as 20 years old.

TANYA: former Dynamo. Enjoyably between Husbands. Well off. Wry sense of humor. Moves well. Age- late 30’s-50’s

ROSIE: former Dynamo. Author and chef. Fiercely independent. Quick wit. Moves well. Age- late 30’s-50’s

SAM: Effortlessly dashing. Successful architect. Divorced with 2 kids. Former flame of Donna and possibly Sophie’s father. Age- late 30’s-50’s

HARRY: Banking executive from London in a high stress position. Takes pride in his impeccably tailored designer suits. Was a bit of a hippie back in the day. Former flame of Donna and possibly Sophie’s father. Basic guitar skills a plus. Age- late 30’s-50’s

BILL: Carefree rugged outdoorsman who never settled down. Journalist. Great sense of humor. Former flame of Donna and possibly Sophie’s father. Age- late 30’s-50’s

SKY: Left the corporate world to live full time on the Island were he met and got engaged to Sophie. Helps Donna run the taverna by upgrading their operations. Moves well. Age- late teens or 20's

ALI: Visiting her BFF, Sophie, on the island for the wedding. Super excited. Strong dancer. Age- late teens or 20's

LISA: Also visiting her BFF, Sophie, on the island for the wedding. Super excited and super responsible. Strong dancer. Age- late teens or 20's

PEPPER: Extremely confident. Loves a good time. Fancies himself a charming ladies man. BFF with Eddie. Works for Donna at the taverna. Strong dancer. Age- late teens or 20's

EDDIE: Also loves a good time. Has a great sense of humor and swagger. BFF with Pepper. Works for Donna at the taverna. Strong dancer. Age- late teens or 20's

ENSEMBLE: Seeking energetic triple threat performers to portray the population of the intimate island as well as visiting wedding guests. This score requires strong vocals and harmony skills. Everyone will dance. Dance training and gymnastics a plus. Ages 12 and up.

Auditions For Mamma Mia!

Audition Times

  • Saturday April 3 11:00 AM

What To Expect At Auditions

Auditions will be three parts. First is the singing. We will send everyone the music selections along with an accompaniment recording. The recording will be the SAME recording used in auditions. Pick the parts you are auditioning for and work on those songs. If you want an Ensemble role, pick two of the selections and sing those. We are looking for singing ability as well as the character you can bring to the song. The Ensemble in this show has a huge role. Each ensemble member will have a character they are playing and will be on stage quite a bit.

Second is the acting portion. As part of your audition packet, you will be sent sides. If you are auditioning for a named role, please look over the sides for your preferred character and prepare them for the audition. THEY DO NOT HAVE TO BE MEMORIZED. You will be auditioning both alone and with a group. We will need to see the interaction and chemistry you have with fellow potential cast members. If you audition for one character, we reserve the right to cast you as a different character, so keep that in mind. We are looking for your acting ability and your ability to take direction.

Last is the dancing portion. This is a dance heavy show. Big group numbers. There is nothing to prepare for this portion of the audition. Our lovely and talented choreographer, Jessica, will have some basic steps just to see how you move on stage.

Auditions are intended to be fun, so have fun in your audition.

The Audition Form is computer generated. A couple of notes:

1. We only need your conflicts for May 4th through July 19th. You can ignore the other conflict dates.

2. If you have a resume that lists out all your prior experience, you can attach that. You do not need to retype that into the fields for prior experience.

3. A head shot is MANDATORY. This does not have to be a professional photograph. Just a picture of your face.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION: Auditions are now scheduled for April 25th. We plan on starting rehearsals May 4th. Please check back often because the audition venue may be changing.

We look forward to seeing you at Auditions!

Audition Form

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