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'ABBA Mania' strikes Ironwood


January 31, 2020

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Cast members of the Theatre North production of "Mamma Mia," join the cast of "ABBA Mania" on stage during a Thursday show at the Historical Ironwood Theatre. The local performers joined the ABBA tribute performers, Amy Edwards, Kirbi Long, James Allen, Jeff Pike and other band members in singing "Fernando," and "I Have A Dream."


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IRONWOOD - Fans of the 1970s supergroup ABBA were treated to the timeless, uplifting music, dancing and colorful costumes of the real thing as the "ABBA Mania" tour made a stop at the Historic Ironwood Theatre on Thursday.

The ABBA performers included Amy Edwards as Anni-Frid Lyngstad; Kirbi Long as Agnetha Faltskog; James Allen as Bjorn Ulvaeus, and Jeff Pike as Benny Andersson. The four have been part of several tours over seven years with the 20 year-old production that started in London's West End.

"I grew up on ABBA; they were huge in Aust...

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