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Black Productions presents MAMMA MIA at Capitol Theatre

Donna and the Dynamos, from left, Sydney Black, Rachal Deshon and Lindsay Clague, entertained the crowd on opening night of the smash show MAMMA MIA now playing at the Capitol Theatre. — The Nelson Daily photos

The wait is over after crowds flocked to the Capitol Theatre for opening night of BLACK PRODUCTIONS, MAMMA MIA.

The musical, featuring songs by the Swedish pop group ABBA, opened Thursday with shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday — including weekend matinees starting at 1:30 p.m.

MAMMA MIA is a stage production where a young woman wants to invite the father she's never known to her wedding — only to discover that there are three possible choices.

Vanessa Drusnitzer and Rachal Deshon headline the performance as daughter Sophie Sheridan and Donna Sheridan, respectively.

Other main characters include producer/actor Sydney Black at Rosie, Lindsay Clague as Tanya, Mackenzie Hope as Sam, Geoff Burns as Harry and Avi Phillips as Bill.

This smash show features the irresistible songs from the Tony Award-nominated Broadway show and hit movie, including: “Dancing Queen”, “S.O.S.”, “Mamma Mia”, “Voulez Vous”, “Take a Chance On Me” and more.

MAMMA MIA is Directed by Pat Henman with Musical Direction by Robyn Lamb and Choreography by Mackenzie Hope.

Tickets are $33 for Adults and $28 for students (plus applicable taxes and fees) and are available at the Capitol Theatre box office in person, by phone (250-352-6363) or online at

The cast, from left, Vanessa Drusnitzer (Sophie), Avi Phillips (Bill), Mackenzie Hope (Sam) and Geoff Burns (Harry) play out a scene from MAMMA MIA.

Rachel Deshon (Donna) was amazing with her performance at MAMMA MIA.

Donna and the Dynamos, from left, Lindsay Clague, Rachel Deshon and Sydney Black.

MAMMA MIA — a "Must See" production.