Yes, Look at me now. Review: Mamma Mia! @ MBS.

22 of the biggest ABBA hits. A mother and her daughter. One stage.

Looking for a Christmas treat that doesn't require any wrapping or tagging? Tune into one of the most well known musicals of all time - having played to 54 million people in 39 productions in 14 different languages. From now until 14th December 2014 at MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands.

Years ago, I watched the movie adaptation starring movie titans Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. It didn't quite stun me as much. Call the plot contrived if you will but perhaps I much preferred it if I couldn't guess the father too easily. That's just me, really. After all, the movie did gross over $600 million worldwide, so clearly - this is a personal preference.

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Flash forward a good number of years and the musical making it's return to Singapore. For ages, I've heard theatre fans groan about the silly and kooky plot but perhaps the main attraction of Mamma Mia is it's ability to draw you into their feel-good music and larger-than-life dance numbers.

The musical starts with 20 year old bride-to-be who sends out wedding invitations to 3 unlikely men, in the hopes of uncovering her biological dad. Her drive to seek out her dad sends the rest of the Greek island wedding party, especially her mother into an emotional roller coaster. Watch as young, well-oiled men in flippers prance around and punchy comedic scenes are injected throughout the show. With every twist and turn, each ABBA song is cleverly woven into the scene to the point where you might just exclaim "ah-hah!".

So, if you like musicals and fancy a night out filled with sing-a-long worthy songs from the golden age of ABBA then I suggest you grab your karaoke buddies and family members to catch "Mamma Mia!". The humourous turn of events makes it fun to watch and you really mustn't take the entire setting too seriously albeit the cheesy dialogue. Yes, go ahead and tap your feet or sing to ABBA cause really, those songs are pretty infectious!

So Does Your Mother Know you're Taking A Chance on being a Dancing Queen soon?

Get your tickets here:
BASE Entertainment Asia, Marina Bay Sands Ticketing or Sistic

Ticket Price:                                  
From $95*
* Excludes the booking fee of SGD$3 per ticket

Season:  13 November until 14 December 2014

Performance Times: Tuesday – Friday 8:00pm; Saturday 2pm and 8pm and Sunday 1pm and 6.00pm

Venue:   MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands

Cast: The International Tour features a cast from the UK some of which are from the West End



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