For all Brosnan’s many talents, the singing might not have been what fans would have expected from the former super spy. Turns out that might have been a reasonable thing not to expect, as his musical contributions aren’t exactly the highlight of this Broadway adaptation, which itself is adapted from the catchy, infectious songs. from ABBA. The plot, as it stands, revolves around Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), a young woman living on a Greek island who wants to meet her father before getting married.
Because her free-spirited mother (Meryl Streep) won’t reveal who he is, Sophie conspires to invite three former flames who might possibly do the trick (Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard and Brosnan). It’s all just a loose framework that allows for a gleefully exuberant series of musical performances from the game’s incredible cast. look past that, including Deborah Ross in her review for The Spectator, who says, “He tries so hard to sing you can actually see all the singing lessons he’s had in the game and the tension of his It’s strangely moving, this triumph of effort over talent.