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UT Tyler Cowan Center Adds Second Performance of ‘MAMMA MIA!’

January 24, 2011

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Due to popular demand, The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center is excited to announce the addition of a second performance of “MAMMA MIA!” for the 2010-11 AT&T Broadway Series, Susan Thomae-Morphew, executive director, announced.

The second performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1. Tickets for both performances, Feb. 28 and March 1, go on sale Monday, Jan. 31.

The performances are sponsored by Southside Bank. Media sponsors are East Texas Radio Group, KLTV and Lamar Advertising.

Ticket prices are $66, $61, $51, $46, $41 and $26 and can be purchased at the UT Tyler Cowan Center box office, 903.566.7424, or online at www.cowancenter.org. Box office hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“This is the second time this season that we’ve added a show to meet the public demand. This is the number one highest selling musical internationally,” said Thomae-Morphew.

“MAMMA MIA!” created by Benny Anderson and Björn Ulvaeus is the smash hit musical based on the songs of the group ABBA.

Over 40 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show.

Writer Catherine Johnson's 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 tale of love, laughter and friendship.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,400 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

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