Broadway’s Mamma Mia Comes To Angelina College


The Angelina Arts Alliance closes their 2015–2016 season with a blockbuster – MAMMA MIA! coming to AC’s Temple Theater for two performances May 18 & 19, at 7:30 pm. This National Tour offers a great opportunity to see a professional production straight from the heart of New York’s Broadway.

The soaring popularity of MAMMA MIA! is evidenced by the 54 million plus people around the globe that have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that makes this the ultimate feel-good show.

Tickets are on sale now and range from $35-$45 (Premium/Box $50). Angelina College offers FREE rush tickets to every AC student (with a valid student ID) for all Angelina Arts Alliance Performing Arts Series events this season. Students may obtain their free tickets by arriving at the box office no earlier than one hour before show time. RUSH tickets are available on a first come/first served basis and subject to availability.

The Arts Alliance also offers faculty and staff at Angelina College a 15% discount off all regular priced Performing Arts Series tickets. Angelina Arts Alliance5.3-Mamma-Mia-610-x-238 Proudly presents MAMMA MIA! along with show sponsor T.L.L. Temple Foundation & A Friend of the Arts. 2015-2016 15th Anniversary Season sponsors are Georgia Pacific and CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial.

Writer Catherine Jo
hnson’s sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives!

MAMMA MIA! is a mega-hit that has audiences dancing in the aisles.” – Associated Press;

For more information and to purchase tickets visit the Temple Theater Box Office in the ACA building on the

AC campus, Monday through Friday 11 am – 5 pm or call (936) 633-5454, or go online at . Details and video clips from the entire season are on the Arts Alliance website. Follow Angelina Arts Alliance on Facebook for late-breaking news, photos, videos and ticket giveaways.

Gary Stallard
Sports Information Director Gary Stallard, who also serves as a Liberal Arts Instructor, begins his eleventh season with Angelina College. Following a career as a U.S. Marine, Stallard completed his bachelor’s degree at Stephen F. Austin University, where he majored in English and Journalism. For more than 16 years, he has worked as a sports writer/columnist/photographer for the Lufkin Daily News; he continues to contribute free-lance articles on occasion. Stallard has won several awards for writing, including the Golden Hoops Award for basketball writing in 2003, Regional Sports Writer of the Year in 2004, and the Texas Press Association’s first-place award for column writing in 2007 and in 2014. He has also done basketball, football and baseball radio and live streaming play-by- play and color commentary for an ESPN affiliate. Currently Stallard serves as play-by-play broadcaster for AC basketball, baseball and softball games. Prior to arriving at Angelina College, Stallard taught English at Lufkin High School for four years. He currently teaches Developmental Writing classes at AC. He and his wife Susan live in Lufkin.

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