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Casey Nicholaw Set to Direct MEAN GIRLS Developmental Lab

Casey Nicholaw Set to Direct MEAN GIRLS Developmental Lab According to a recent Equity audition notice, Casey Nicholaw will direct and choreograph the highly anticipated developmental lab of the Mean Girls musical.

Fans have been eagerly anticipating a MEAN GIRLS musical, which has been in development for several years. At the 10th Anniversary celebration of the comedy film, Fey and her husband, composer Jeff Richmond, said they were hoping MEAN GIRLS will hit the stage in time for -- or ahead of -- its 15th anniversary, which will be in 2019.

According to the audition notice, the lab will run April 3rd through April 29th 2017. Tina Fey and her husband, composer Jeff Richmond are on board to write the book and score, with lyrics by Nell Benjamin. Mary Mitchell Campbell is also set as the labs musical director. The auditions will take place on Tuesday, December 6th 2016 at Pearl Studios.

The 2004 feature film MEAN GIRLS was written by Fey, and directed by Mark Waters. The film followed the new girl in town, Cady Heron, and her attempt to navigate the cliques of high school, including 'The Plastics,' led by Regina George. The film starred Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried (in her film debut), and featured Fey. The film was a box office success, grossing $129,042,871 worldwide.


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