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Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

SecondStory Rep to Open Season 16 with CHESS, 8/29-9/14

SecondStory Rep presents CHESS, running August 29-September 14, 2014, featuring music by Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus and lyrics by Tim Rice , based on an idea by Tim Rice .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tuesday | South Wales Guardian

Top Abba tribute act prepares for Grand Theatre gig

IT'S 40 years since Abba swept to superstardom with their Eurovision winning Waterloo, and four decades later the song and the band remain as popular as ever.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tuesday | Chronicle Live

ABBA tribute act set to become Super Troupers at Consett's Empire Theatre

Formed in 1999, the show has packed out theatres and concert halls internationally and has toured the world in its quest to bring the music of the Swedish supergroup to their millions of fans, old and new.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Australia, World News,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Super troupers set to mark 40th anniversary

AN ABBA tribute show, marking 40-years since the Swedish stars first wowed Eurovision Song judges with their smash hit Waterloo, is coming to Swanage .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Free show from Alejandra O'Leary Saturday shows off pop/rock sound of her band's new CD

Alejandra O'Leary delights in opposites. So it's no surprise that her new CD, "Heartspace Timepiece," is inspired by both edgy rock and crafty pop.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Strokes, Ann Arbor, MI, Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Eurailing Around Europe---As an Adult

WHEN I WAS 15 years old, with a summer and $100 to spare, I bought an unlimited Eurail ticket, a little brown booklet that let me visit as many Western European destinations as I could manage in a month.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Berlin, Germany Travel, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

The all-new, sequin-spangled production of Thank You For The Music, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the group's Waterloo Eurovision triumph, will be at the Octagon Theatre at 7.30pm on Friday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Life, Food, Food Festival, Anastacia, All Saints

This Is South Devon

40 years on... tribute production brings music of Abba to stage...

IT'S 40 years since the Abba classic Waterloo was released and it's fair to say the music of the supergroup is still going strong.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Theater, Priscilla Queen of the Desert


Pawn stars

Rising Tide Productions' Chess is at Reno Little Theater, 147 E. Pueblo St., on Aug. 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m.; Aug. 24 & 31 at 2 p.m. $16- $20 When I first heard about the musical Chess , I thought to myself, "Wow, is there also a musical about doing your taxes?" Because I couldn't imagine a more unlikely, and less interesting, subject to ... (more)


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Opera, Pop/Rock, Reno, NV

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -Mamma Mia

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months.


Related Topix: Theater, Mamma Mia!, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Drama, Television


Tickets to Mamma Mia!'s Return to Detroit On Sale this Weekend

Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to The Fisher Theatre for a limited 5-performance engagement October 17 - 19. Tickets will go on sale Sunday, August 24 at 10:00 am at all Ticketmaster locations; charge by phone - 982-2787 and online at www.ticketmaster.com .


Related Topix: Theater, Mamma Mia!, Pop/Rock, Ticketmaster

Hunts Post

Top Abba tribute to come to St Neots

The top tribute act are to perform at Wyboston Lakes on Friday, September 26 and The Hunts Post has a pair of tickets to give away.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Bedfordshire County, England

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wrexham.com News

ABBA Solution

Update on the A483 - A woman has been cut free from her vehicle following this morning's incident.


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Fri Aug 15, 2014


What To Do: Fountains, Fireworks andABBA at Longwood

Some of the final Fountains and Fireworks shows before the historic Longwood Gardens fountains begin a two-year renovation project will happen late this summer.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kennett Square, PA, Sweden, World News, The Beatles, Chadds Ford, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

'Mamma Mia!' a " Abba musical, King Arthur are coming to Peabody King...

King Arthur, Irish singers, a holiday cirque show and the music of Abba will be part of the 2014-15 Broadway in Daytona Beach series.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Daytona Beach, FL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Morristown Green

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Get the blues on the Green

This is the weekend local music fans wait for all year: The Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival returns to the historic Morristown Green on Saturday.


Related Topix: Blues, Morristown, NJ, Jazz & Blues, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Drew University, Madison, NJ

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Music Theatre International Acquires Rights to Mamma Mia

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International http://www.mtishows.com, has secured worldwide licensing rights to one of Broadway's biggest hits, Mamma Mia! With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus and written by Catherine John son , Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good show, taking audiences on a trip down the aisle they'll never ... (more)


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All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: The Real Swedish Essential Songs - Beyond Abba - Now Released

A fruitful cooperation spanning twenty years, vocalist Johanna GrA1 4ssner and pianist-composer Mika Pohjola release their twenty-five best tracks on a celebration album, Swedish Songs: The Essential Collection.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Berklee College of Music, Sweden, World News

Current in Carmel

Waterloo pays tribute to Swedish sensation

The Show, a tribute to ABBA will perform Aug. 15 and 16 at the Marsh Symphony on the Prairie concert.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bjorn Ulvaeus

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WIGM-AM Medford

"ABBA - Live at Wembley" Out September 30

ABBA played Wembley Arena in London on November 10, 1979. A two-CD set is due out September 30 and it documents the night! It features the never-before-released track "I'm Still Alive."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment