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Mean Girls on Broadway Tickets

Mean Girls on Broadway Tickets

New York
12 Mar 2018 - 12 Mar 2020

Mean Girls on Broadway Information

Mean Girls has now closed at the August Wilson Theatre. For more information, read here.

Get ready Mean Girls fans because Tina Fey's musical adaptation of the hit 2004 movie has arrived! Featuring music by Fey's husband and 3-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond (composer of "30 Rock" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt") and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, Mean Girls has invaded the Great White Way!

Unlike some screen-to-stage adaptations, Mean Girls has embraced the opportunity to become its own theatrical entity. Rather than safely transposing the screenplay onto a stage and shoe-horning in a few songs wherever possible, the creative team has put together a show that goes above and beyond its hugely popular source material. Tina Fey has updated the book with sprinklings of post-2004, topical references that draw the biggest laughs of the night, whilst director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw has ensured that every opportunistic moment is brimming with movement and dance. Whether its striking tableaus of the three "Plastics," Damian's welcomed tap number or even a full, lunch tray-brandishing musical number, Nicholaw has the cast on its toes throughout. In addition, Finn Ross & Adam Young's scrapbook-esque video projections coupled with Scott Pask's sleek scenic design enable quick and seamless scene changes and delve the audience into the treacherous world of a teenage girl's mind.

Mean Girls is truly a crowd pleaser with a talented ensemble that cover multiple teenage and adult roles and is proving a huge hit with audiences, regardless of whether you are still a teenager who directly identifies or if you're already an adult who reminisces and shudders involuntarily. Watch your backs, beeyatches, and buy your tickets today!

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: Illinois. How will this naпve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But, when Cady devises a plan to end Regina's reign, she learns the hard way that you can't cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.

Run time

2hr 30min (incl. intermission)

Opening date

March 12th, 2018

Closing date

March 12th, 2020

Previews from

March 12th, 2018

Venue

August Wilson Theatre

Cast and creative

By: Book by Tina Fey, Music by Jeff Richmond & Lyrics by Nell Benjamin
Director: Casey Nicholaw
Producer: Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson and Paramount Pictures
Cast list: Sabrina Carpenter (as Cady Heron until Jun 7), Reneé Rapp (as Regina George), Krystina Alabado (as Gretchen Wieners), Laura Leigh Turner (as Karen Smith), Olivia Kaufmann (as Janis Sarkisian), Chad Burris (as Damian Hubbard), Catherine Brunell (as Ms. Norbury), Kyle Selig (as Aaron Samuels), Cheech Manohar (as Kevin Gnapoor), and Rick Younger (as Mr. Duvall)
Design: Scott Pask
Design:
Lighting: Kenneth Posner
Costume: Gregg Barnes
Choreography: Casey Nicholaw
Sound: Brian Ronan
Other info: Music Direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Music Coordination by Howard Joines, Orchestrations by John Clancy, Dance & Incidental Music Arrangements by Glen Kelly, Additional Music Arrangements by Jeff Richmond & Glen Kelly, Video
Design: by Finn Ross & Adam Young, Hair
Design: by Josh Marquette, and Make-up
Design: by Milagros Medina-Cerdeira

Our review

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Photo credit: Cast of Mean Girls (Photo by Joan Marcus)

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He's sooooo fetch! Musician and Social Media star Cameron Dallas makes his Broadway debut in the hit musical Mean Girls at the August Wilson Theatre tonight. He assumes the role of "heartthrob" Aaron Samuels for a limited 4-week engagement through February 9, 2020, during original cast member Kyle Selig's leave of absence.Cameron Dallas has accumulated over 40 million followers thanks to his posts on Vine, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. He also signed to Columbia Records in 2018, releasing...

Reneé Rapp

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