‘Mamma Mia’ National Tour Comes to River Campus


mammamia_fb“Mamma Mia,” Broadway’s hit musical phenomenon that inspired a major motion picture, is coming to Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus with two shows Oct. 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m.

The performances will be held in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall located in the Cultural Arts Center.

“I’ve been trying to book this show for years and it’s finally happened,” said Bob Cerchio, assistant director of Southeast’s Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts.  “It’s one of the biggest Broadway Musicals out there and we’re excited to bring it to Cape Girardeau for two performances.”

Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that makes “Mamma Mia” the ultimate feel-good show.

Writer Catherine Johnson’s sunny, funny tale unfold on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, Sophie’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.


Tickets may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., by calling (573) 651-2265, or online at RiverCampus.org/mamma-mia.