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Official Broadway Opening Date for Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Announced

The production will have its world premiere in Washington, D.C., next month.

Details have been announced for the Broadway run of a musical adaptation of Mean Girls, created by Tina Fey.
Details have been announced for the Broadway run of a musical adaptation of Mean Girls, created by Tina Fey.
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The upcoming Broadway production of Tina Fey's new musical adaptation of her hit film Mean Girls will begin previews March 12 in advance of an opening April 8 at the August Wilson Theatre. In advance of the Broadway run, Mean Girls will have its world premiere October 31-December 3 at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C.

The musical features a book by nine-time Emmy winner Fey, a score by three-time Emmy winner Jeff Richmond and Tony nominee Nell Benjamin, and direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw. It's D.C. cast will be led by Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron, Taylor Louderman as Regina George, Ashley Park as Gretchen Wieners, Kate Rockwell as Karen Smith, Barrett Wilbert Weed as Janis Sarkisian, Grey Henson as Damian Hubbard, Kerry Butler as Ms. Norbury, Kyle Selig as Aaron Samuels, Cheech Manohar as Kevin Gnapoor, and Rick Younger as Mr. Duvall.

The creative team for Mean Girls includes Scott Pask (set design), Gregg Barnes (costume design), Kenneth Posner (lighting design), Brian Ronan (sound design), Finn Ross and Adam Young (video design), Josh Marquette (hair design), Milagros Medina-Cerdeira (makeup design), Mary-Mitchell Campbell (music director), John Clancy (orchestrations), Glen Kelly (dance and incidental music arrangements), Jeff Richmond & Glen Kelly (additional music arrangements), and Howard Joines (music coordinator).

After years of living with her zoologist parents in Africa, Cady Heron moves to Illinois and must find where she fits in the social hierarchy. A sweet, naive newbie, Cady quickly attracts the attention of The Plastics, a trio of popular frenemies led by the vicious and calculating Regina George. When Cady devises a plan to end Regina's reign, she learns that you can't cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.

For tickets to Mean Girls in D.C. and more information, click here.

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