VIDEO: Tina Fey Talks MEAN GIRLS, Reads a Letter to Her Future Self, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW
Tina Fey, writer of Mean Girls, appeared on The Tonight Show last night! She chatted about the show's dozen Tony nominations, and Jimmy Fallon reminds her of the punk song she asked him to to write for the movie soundtrack. Hear it in the first clip below!
Fey also talked about the swag she got after shouting out Poise pads during her last appearance and revealed how Alicia Keys saved her from a big mistake at Variety's Power of Women luncheon.
She read a letter she wrote to her future self, as well as played a game of What's Behind Me? with Jimmy.
Watch all of the clips below!
Mean Girls opened on Broadway on April 8 at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The musical features a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the film, music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond, and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs.
The show recently received 12 Tony nominations, which is tied with SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS for the most this season, including Best Musical.
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