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ABBA – The Movie

ABBA – The Movie

While the Swedish pop group ABBA tours Australia in March, 1977 (during their epic, week-long tour of the continent), hapless radio DJ Ashley Wallace attempts to land an interview with the massively successful act. Set against the backdrop of features performances from the supergroup – including 18 beloved classic hits like “Waterloo” and “Dancing Queen” – the film’s subplot revolves around Ashley contending with ABBA‘s dedicated bodyguard before finally meeting the band’s manager, Stig Anderson (Robert Hughes), who introduces him to the performers. With Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog.

Saturday, June 2
Doors 6:30 pm | Movie 7:00 pm
Advance tickets $10 HERE | $12 at the door

*Minors welcome in the balcony! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

ABBA – THE MOVIE (Lasse Hallström, 1977 / 14A / 95 mins) An incompetent radio DJ tries to get an interview with the Swedish pop group during their famous week-long 1977 tour of Australia.

 

 

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