J-Bro lobbied long and hard to do a cover feature on this Broadway musical for our July 26 issue but we ignored his pathetic pleading and went with the local hardcore band Kleins96 instead. To placate him, though, I agreed to make Mamma Mia! my pick-of-the-day on the opening night of its four day stint at Conexus Arts Centre (8 p.m. $71.75-$93).
As you’re doubtlessly aware, the musical is inspired by tunes of the Swedish pop super group ABBA. To give you a taste, here’s the trailer to the 2008 Hollywood version of the musical starring Meryl Streep and some other actors: