Meet the New Stars of Mamma Mia! Through The YouTube Videos of Their Past
January 8th, 2014
by Josh Ferri
The feel good Broadway musical Mamma Mia! welcomes five new stars on February 3, 2014. Joining the current trio of leading ladies will be Alan Campbell as Sam, Paul DeBoy as Harry, John Hemphill as Bill, Jon Jorgenson as Sky and Elena Ricardo as Sophie. Below, we introduce you to each of the new Mamma Mia! stars via unarchived YouTube videos from their past. Take a chance on them by clicking these awesome clips, and don’t miss them strutting their stuff in spandex at the Broadhurst Theatre.
Alan Campbell as Sam Carmichael
Campbell is a Tony-nominated star, best known for his performance as Hollywood hustler Joe Gillis in the musical Sunset Boulevard. Here he is performing the title song.
John Hemphill as Bill Austin
Hemphill appeared on the national tour of Mamma Mia!, where he played Sam Carmichael. Now, he's stepping into the shoes of travel author Bill Austin. Also, check out this GIF bonus of him in his Sam jumpsuit for the megamix. #Adorable
Paul DeBoy as Harry Bright
You may recognize Deboy from his many screen credits, many of which are included above. Now, he's making his Broadway debut as "Harry Headbanger."
Jon Jorgenson as Sky
Also making his B'way debut is Jon Jorgenson, though this recent Carnegie Mellon grad has no shortage of YouTube videos and web series to his credit.
Elena Ricardo as Sophie Sheridan
Ricardo is taking center stage as Sophie, having previously appeared in the ensemble. Her other credits include stints in Spring Awakening and Next to Normal.