By Paul Wontorek
Updated July 09, 1999 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Mamma Mia! (Stage, 1999)

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The story — about a young woman who tries to find her birth father — is Lifetime material, and the score is made up of ABBA hits. Still, Mamma Mia! is a winner. Fortunately, the creators acknowledge the kitsch factor — they’ll even yank out Super Trouper costumes for a laugh — and the songs turn out to have theatrical bite. Spunky leading lady Siobhan McCarthy couldn’t ask for a better 11 o’clock number than ”Winner Takes It All.” A

Mamma Mia! (Stage, 1999)

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  • Stage

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