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.
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!
A musical adaptation of the 2004 film Mean Girls has been in the works since at least 2013.
News emerged on October 3, 2016—the day of the year fans dub "Mean Girls Day", in reference to a line in the movie—that the musical would have its world premiere in Washington, D.C. in the fall of 2017. On December 30, 2016, the National Theatre was confirmed to be the D.C. venue for the upcoming production, which received its première there in October 2017.
The musical made its world premiere at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. on October 31, 2017, and ran through December 3, 2017. Mean Girls began previews on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre on March 12, 2018, before opening officially on April 8, 2018. Casey Nicholaw is the director and choreographer and the musical is produced by Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson. The musical has costumes by Gregg Barnes, scenic design by Scott Pask, video design by Finn Ross and Adam Young, lighting by Kenneth Posner and sound by Brian Ronan.
"A Cautionary Tale" – Janis and Damian
"It Roars" – Cady and Ensemble
"It Roars" (Reprise)† – Cady and Ensemble
"Where Do You Belong?" – Damian, Janis, Cady and Ensemble
"Meet the Plastics" – Regina, Gretchen, Karen, Janis, Damian and Cady
"Stupid With Love" – Cady
"Apex Predator" – Janis and Cady
"What’s Wrong with Me?" – Gretchen
"Stupid With Love" (Reprise) – Cady and Aaron
"Sexy" – Karen and Ensemble
"Someone Gets Hurt" – Regina, Aaron and Ensemble
"Revenge Party" – Janis, Damian, Cady and Ensemble
"Fearless" – Cady, Gretchen, Karen and Ensemble
"Someone Gets Hurt" (Tag)†† – Regina
"A Cautionary Tale (Reprise)"† – Janis and Damian
"Stop" – Damian, Karen and Ensemble
"What’s Wrong With Me (Reprise)" – Gretchen and Mrs. George
"Whose House Is This?" – Kevin, Cady, Gretchen, Karen and Ensemble
"More Is Better" – Cady and Aaron
"Someone Gets Hurt (Reprise)" – Janis and Damian
"World Burn" – Regina and Ensemble
"I'd Rather Be Me" – Janis and Ensemble
"Fearless (Reprise)"† – Cady
"Do This Thing" – Cady, Ms. Norbury, Kevin, Mathletes and Ensemble
"I See Stars" – Cady and Full Company
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Mean Girls (2018-04-August Wilson Theatre-Broadway)Type de série: Original
Théâtre: August Wilson Theatre (Broadway - Etats-Unis) Durée : Se joue actuellementNombre : 29 previews - Première Preview : lundi 12 mars 2018Première : dimanche 08 avril 2018Dernière : Open end, ouvert actuellement jusqu'au jeu. 01 janvier 1970Mise en scène : Casey Nicholaw • Chorégraphie : Casey Nicholaw • Producteur : Avec : Erika Henningsen (Cady Heron), Taylor Louderman (Regina George), Ashley Park (Gretchen Wieners), Kate Rockwell (Karen Smith), Kerry Butler (Mrs. Heron/Ms. Norbury/Mrs. George), Grey Henson (Damian Hubbard), Cheech Manohar (Kevin Gnapoor), (), Kyle Selig (Aaron Samuels), Barrett Wilbert Weed (Janis Sarkisian), Rick Younger (Mr. Duvall), (), Stephanie Lynn Bissonnette (Ensemble), Collins Conley (Ensemble), Ben Cook (Ensemble), DeMarius R. Copes (Ensemble), Kevin Csolak (Ensemble), Devon Hadsell (Ensemble), Curtis Holland (Ensemble), Myles McHale (Ensemble), Nikhil Saboo (Ensemble), Jonalyn Saxer (Ensemble), Brendon Stimson (Ensemble), Riza Takahashi (Ensemble), Kamille Upshaw (Ensemble), Zurin Villanueva (Ensemble), Gianna Yanelli (Ensemble)Presse : "Let me say up front that if I were asked to choose among the healthy lineup of girl-power musicals now exercising their lungs on Broadway, you would have to count me on Team Regina. That’s a reference to the alpha leader of the nasty title characters of Mean Girls, the likable but seriously over-padded new show." Ben Brantley for New York Times
"Tina Fey’s new Broadway musical Mean Girls delivers a fizzy blast that tickles the ears, eyes and funny bone." Joe Dziemianowicz for New York Daily News
"Mean Girls’s gospel of female self-actualization is borne out in the platform it provides for some of the most exciting young performers in musical theater. They bring a lot to the cafeteria table." Adam Feldman for Time Out New York
"Director-choreographer Nicholaw infuses the production with his customary playful energy, and his dance moves have an almost awkwardly explosive quality that seems organic to the teenage characters. Even the splashy ensemble numbers, two of which make memorable use of cafeteria trays, suggest a nervous burst of hormonally charged adolescence that makes Mean Girls sing." David Rooney for Hollywood Reporter
"Tina Fey’s catty book and Nell Benjamin’s saucy lyrics pump laughs into this smart, funny, musical-comedy version of the 2004 movie." Marilyn Stasio for Variety
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