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  • Members of Abba To Unite For 'Mamma Mia!' at 2014 Olivier Awards

    Abba's Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus will reunite to celebrate 15 years of the hit show "Mamma Mia!" at this year's Olivier Awards in London, the show announced Thursday. Andersson and Ulvaeus will perform with the current London "Mamma Mia!"...
  • ABBA and Tim Rice musical "Chess" staged by Slow Burn Theatre

    ABBA and Tim Rice musical "Chess" staged by Slow Burn Theatre
    On one side, you have “Chess,” a cult-fave-rave with music from ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and lyrics from Tim Rice being staged by Slow Burn Theatre, a talent magnet of a company based in Boca Raton. On the other side,...
  • 'Book of Mormon,' 'Chimerica' Score at London's Olivier Awards

    North London's 326-seat, not-for-profit Almeida Theater was the runaway winner at the 2014 Olivier Awards, along with the West End version of the Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon." The Almeida and Headlong co-production of Lucy Kirkwood's new play...
  • 'Book of Mormon,' 'Chimerica' win at Olivier Awards in London

    'Book of Mormon,' 'Chimerica' win at Olivier Awards in London
    The play "Chimerica" and the Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" were the big winners Sunday at the Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The annual awards — Britain's equivalent of the Tony Awards — were held at the Royal Opera House and...
  • ABBA Co-Founder Benny Andersson Takes "The Circle" Into Full-Speed

    MARRAKECH, Morocco -- ABBA co-founder Benny Andersson and his son Ludvig Andersson are taking "The Circle," their supernatural youth fantasy film, into full-speed and are set to kick off production on March 31. Based on Mats Strandberg's best-selling...
  • 'Dancing Queen' on display: ABBA museum opens in Sweden

    'Dancing Queen' on display: ABBA museum opens in Sweden
    With no ABBA reunion in sight, patrons can take a chance on a new museum devoted to the 1970s Swedish pop super-group. Opening Tuesday in Stockholm, the museum will display band memorabilia, including star-shaped guitars, gold records, concert footage...
  • More Than Mystery Hotels

     
    Nobis Hotel +46 (0) 8 614 10 00 / nobishotel.se The philosophy here is subtle......
  • On Theater: Two enduring shows offer comfort viewing

    Stretching stories around a number of already established songs from a single source isn't a particularly new approach. Over 50 years ago, Hollywood produced the Oscar-winning "An American in Paris" with all-George Gershwin music and created an enduring...
  • ABBA set reveals more than one-hit wonder

    Did ABBA ever make a bad record? For fans of the Swedish group's nearly two dozen U.S. hits, including ear candy like "Dancing Queen" and "Mamma Mia," it's probably hard to imagine anything not being close to irresistible. Sure enough: a new, nine-disc...
  • The Jason Alexander era at Reprise Theatre Company

    The Jason Alexander era at Reprise Theatre Company
    "Once on This Island," a tale of love and redemption in the Caribbean, marks a new beginning for L.A.'s leading presenter of old musicals. "Island," which opens Wednesday at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, is the first show of Reprise Theatre Company's first...
  • McCain's musical taste: Pre-ABBA?

     
    by Aamer Madhani Sen. John McCain has gotten a lot of ribbing about his confounding -- in this Swamp thing's opinion -- affection of the 1970s Scandinavian pop band ABBA. On Thursday, Walter Isaacson was the latest pundit to publicly......
  • A modest proposal for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

     
    Watching Faith Hill sing ABBA’s “The Winner Takes It All” during Monday night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York brought to mind two words that hall officials should seriously consider before next year’s show: Tribute......