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Tamworth Born Actor stars in MAMMA MIA! in the West End

Alexanda O'Reilly

TAMWORTH born and bred Alexanda O’Reilly is currently starring in MAMMA MIA! in the West End.

Alexanda attended Belgrave High School before starting his training in Performing Arts at Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA). He then went on to train professionally at Laine Theatre Arts.

Since completing his training Alexanda’s theatre credits include: Eugenius (London Palladium), Cinderella (Bristol Hippodrome), Cinderella (Manchester Opera House), Monty in Saturday Night FeverIs There Life After High School? and East End Tales (LTA Studio Theatre), Laine Aflame and Laine Leaps Ahead (Epsom Playhouse Theatre).

Alexanda will be joining the previously announced Sara Poyzer, Kate Graham, Jacqueline Braun, Richard Trinder, Alasdair Harvey, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, Georgina Castle, Christopher Jordan-Marshall, Bobbie Little, Harriet Bunton, Damian Buhagiar, Nye Rees and Caroline Deverill in the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London’s Novello Theatre from Monday 12 June 2017.

Alexanda joining the rest of the 2017-18 Cast of MAMMA MIA! for the first Day of Rehearsals

Alexanda joining the rest of the 2017-18 Cast of MAMMA MIA! for the first Day of Rehearsals

The West End to global phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! is Judy Craymer’s ingenious vision of staging the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs with an enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolding on a Greek island paradise.  To date, it has been seen by over 60 million people in 50 productions in 16 different languages grossing more than $2 billion at the box office.  In 2011, it became the first Western musical ever to be staged in Mandarin in the People’s Republic of China.  MAMMA MIA! is currently on its first ever UK Tour, receiving great critical and public acclaim.

MAMMA MIA! originally opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on 6 April 1999, before transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004.  The musical re-opened at the Novello Theatre in 2012, where it recently celebrated its London 18th birthday on 6 April 2017.

The London production of MAMMA MIA!  has been seen by nearly 8 million people, played over 7,500 performances and has broken box office records in all three of its London homes.

Produced by Judy Craymer, MAMMA MIA! The Movie, starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, is the highest grossing live action musical film of all time.

With music & lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus, MAMMA MIA! is written by Catherine Johnson, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast. The production is designed by Mark Thompson, with lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce & Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material & arrangements by Martin Koch.

MAMMA MIA! is produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East & Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal.


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