Tina Fey Bringing Mean Girls Musical to Broadway


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It’s been years in the making, but the Mean Girls musical is finally ready to make its Broadway debut. It was announced today that the musical will begin a stint in Washington D.C. starting on October 31st, then move to Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre in April.

The high-profile musical has been in the works for years, with former writer/player (who wrote the screenplay for the original film) mentioning it by name as far back as 2013. With Fey writing the book for the project, husband/composer Jeff Richard (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock) producing the music, and Broadway big shots like Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon) and Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde) directing and writing the lyrics, Mean Girls on Broadway was a matter of when, not if. Now, all of that hype is preparing to pay off.

Some of the players filling out the principle cast include Erika Henningsen as protagonist Cady Heron, Taylor Louderman as the highly-hateable Regina George, Ashley Park as Gretchen Wieners, Kate Rockwell as Karen Smith, Grey Henson as Damian Hubbard, Barrett Wilbert Weed as Janis Sarkisian, and Kerry Butler reprising Tina Fey’s role of Ms. Norbury.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, October 3rd. They will be available to American Express Card holders, however, from Sunday, September 10th at 10 a.m. EST through Monday, September 25th at 10 a.m., and to Audience Rewards members from Monday, September 25th at 10 a.m. to Monday, October 2nd at 9:59 a.m. Not an American Express user? Then head over to the musical’s official website on October 2nd at 10 a.m. for a chance to access tickets a day before they become available to the public.

If you just can’t wait for the show to hit Broadway, you can secure your tickets for the D.C. run by heading to The National’s website.

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