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2014-04-07 08:25:23

Ticketability.com has released an inventory of Mamma Mia tickets for sale, and theatergoers are delighted by the substantial reduction in price. Savvy shoppers are invited to utilize Savings Code "COUPON" toward an additional discount on any Mamma Mia theater tickets while seats last. Other featured musicals and theater events from this provider include The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Disney On Ice, and various Cirque du Soleil shows. OSHKOSH, Wis., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --...

2011-06-14 12:34:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Deluxe Edition of ABBA's seventh studio album, Super Trouper, will be released on June 14, 2011. Originally released in 1980, Super Trouper features classic hits such as the title track, "The Winner Takes It All" and "Lay All Your Love On Me," along with the original version of one of the more poignant songs in the musical Mamma Mia!, "Our Last Summer." Super Trouper Deluxe Edition is a 2-disc release, featuring a CD of the original album and...

2010-11-10 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mamma Mia! ABBA has never sounded or looked better than on the new CD+DVD package ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits (Special Edition) (Polydor/Polar/UMe), released December 7, 2010. Featuring all of the group's hits and more--and the videos for each of them--this Special Edition package brings together 1992's six times platinum ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits CD and its gold-certified homevideo companion of the same title, both newly remastered. The CD,...

2010-10-28 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to ABBA and The Rolling Stones back on vinyl; box sets for John Mellencamp and Dinah Washington; Soundgarden's first retrospective; deluxe editions of classic albums from Weezer and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers; and new Christmas albums from Katharine McPhee and the Puppini Sisters, gifting the music lover this Christmastime will be as cheery as the season. --The iconic Rolling Stones are back in black with two vinyl box set collections...

2010-08-25 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 goes back to its music roots and revisits the age-old question: "Who is the greatest music artist for all time?" Determined by a poll of well-known music artists and music experts in the industry, VH1 will reveal this definitive (and sure-to-be highly controversial) list declaring who is the greatest of the great. Hosted by Jim Shearer (VH1's "Top 20 Video Countdown"), the 4-night special, VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time," premieres Monday,...

2010-07-19 11:25:00

NEW YORK, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- There is still time to catch Summer Stock NYC: "A Celebration of the Broadway Musical," starring Broadway luminaries Karen Mason and Colleen Zenk. The captivating CAP21 production received standing ovations at every performance at the Michael Schimmel Center at Pace University. Now its limited run continues at the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College on Tuesday evening, July 20 at 7:30 PM, Wednesday, July 21 at 6:45; Thursday, July 22 at 7:30;...

2009-10-29 08:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBA, one of the most popular pop music groups in history, has released only two concert films--until now. Nearly two hours in length, In Japan (Polar/Polydor/UMe), to be released November 3, 2009, joins ABBA In Concert and ABBA - The Movie as the only DVD venues for fans to experience the performance phenomenon of ABBAmania. The DVD's centerpiece is a 54-minute show, "ABBA In Japan," taped for Japanese television in 1978. Agnetha Faltskog, Benny...

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2009-09-23 15:21:05

ABBA, Kiss, LL Cool J, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Stooges are among the nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2010. Also nominated Wednesday for the honor were Darlene Love, Donna Summer, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, Laura Nyro, The Chantels and The Hollies. Ballots will be sent to more than 500 voters, who will select artists to be inducted at the 25th annual induction ceremony March 15 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. To be eligible, an act must have...

2009-09-13 10:39:13

Swedish musician Benny Andersson of the group ABBA says the pop group will not create music for a sequel to the popular musical and film Mamma Mia! Andersson said during an interview with The (Britain) Sunday Telegraph there are no plans for ABBA to create new music for a highly anticipated sequel to the musical, which was turned into a film in 2008. No, it's not going to happen. There will not be another, quote unquote, Abba musical, Andersson said. Actress Meryl Streep started rumors of a...


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