Tina Fey's Drama Desk award-winning Broadway musical, based on the 2004 Lindsay Lohan film, Mean Girls is out on its first national tour! With a book by Fey, direction by Book of Mormon's Casey Nicholaw, music and lyrics by Jeff Richmond and Legally Blonde's Nell Benjamin - which includes tracks "Apex Predator" and "I'd Rather Be Me"- it's no surprise that the musical is Broadway's latest smash hit, earning 12 Tony nominations along the way.
Cady Heron is a bright home-schooled student who has spent most of her life in Africa with her parents. Now back in the US, she's sent to the local high school to learn to play with others. Turns out, it might be her biggest challenge yet. Coupled with learning what normal school is like, she must navigate the twisting social whirl that surrounds her. When she finds herself the target of the infamous Plastics, led by wolf in sheep's clothing Regina George, Cady decides with her new friends Janis and Damien that it's time to put a stop to their dictatorship.
As Cady's plan sees her growing ever more popular and catching the eye of a certain boy, her revenge seems less and less important. Can Cady rediscover herself and bring down the Plastics, or will she be seduced by their world and lost to the Mathletes forever? It might be a classic high-school conundrum but we guarantee you won't mind seeing how this one plays out.
Opening night: 1 October 2019
2 Hours and 30 Minutes, including one 15-minute interval
Please note that the images are from the original Broadway production and may not reflect the current cast.
Mary Kate Morrissey as Janis
Mariah Rose Faith as Regina George
Megan Masako Haley as Gretchen Wieners
Jonalyn Saxer as Karen Smith
Danielle Wade as Cady Heron
Eric Huffman as Damien Hubbard
Gaelen Gilliland as Mrs. Heron/Ms. Norbury/Mrs. George
Adante Carter as Aaron Samuels
Kabir Bery as Kevin Gnapoor
Lawrence E. Street as Mr. Duvall
English Bernhardt, DeShawn Bowens, Will Branner, Morgan Bryant, Sarah Crane, Ixchel Cuellar, Mary Beth Donahoe, Niani Feelings, Sky Flaherty, Samuel Gerber, Fernell Hogan, Asia Marie Kreitz, Olivia Renteria, Grace Romanello, Sydney Mei Ruf-Wong, Marcus Shane, Kaitlyn Louise Smith, David Wright Jr. and Blake Zelesnikar.
Directed by Casey Nicholaw
Written by Tina Fey
Music by Jeff Richmond
Lyrics by Nell Benjamin
Produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson and Paramount Pictures
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical - Taylor Louderman
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical - Grey Henson
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical - Ashley Park
Best Book of a Musical - Tina Fey
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Best Costume Design of a Musical
Best Sound Design of a Musical
Best Direction of a Musical - Casey Nicholaw
Distinguished Performance Award - Taylor Lauderman, Ashley Park
Outstanding Production Of A Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Grey Henson
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Ashley Park, Kate Rockwell
The LaDuca Award for Outstanding Choreography - Casey Nicholaw
Outstanding Lyrics - Nell Benjamin
Outstanding Book of a Musical - Tina Fey
Outstanding Costume Design - Gregg Barnes
Outstanding Projection Design - Finn Ross and Adam Young
FUN Hysterical brilliant
I LOVED every minute of this production!
Tina Fey's acclaimed film Mean Girls has been a huge hit on Broadway in this new HYSTERICAL musical adaptation! The story compares life in high school with that of animals trying to survive in the wild.Read full review
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