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Jeff Richmond is an award-winning composer, songwriter and producer for television, theatre and film. He served as composer and an Executive Producer on NBC's "30 Rock," winning three Primetime Emmy Awards alongside his wife Tina Fey. He was a musical director at The Second City in Chicago and at "Saturday Night Live," where he spent five seasons composing original songs for stars like Jack Black, Queen Latifah, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Jeff's New York theatre credits include his musical Melancholy Baby, the inaugural production of the Ars Nova Theater, and the score for Fully Committed on Broadway starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson. He also executive produced, directed and scored of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" in New York City, where he lives with his wife and their two daughters.

He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Original Score in 2018 for Mean Girls and currently composes for Girls5eva.

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[West End, 2024]
[US Tour, 2021]
[Broadway, 2018]
Additional Music Arrangements
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2017]
[Broadway, 2016]
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London Theatre Week - See over 50 Award-Winning Musicals and Plays with Tickets from £15, £25 or £35

London Theatre Week is the West End’s biggest promotion, giving you the chance to see over 50 amazing award-winning musicals and stunning plays with tickets from £15, £25 or £35

MEAN GIRLS, THE LION KING & More Set for Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 24/25 Broadway in Orlando Season

 Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has unveiled the lineup for the 24/25 AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando season. Learn about the shows being presented and see how to purchase tickets.

Video: Watch Sara Bareilles Prepare For GIRLS5EVA's Comeback in Season 3 Trailer

From creator and executive producer Meredith Scardino (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and starring Sara Bareilles (Waitress: The Musical), Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Paula Pell (Saturday Night Live, A.P. Bio) and  Busy Philipps (Mean Girls), Girls5eva is coming to Netflix! Watch the season three trailer video now.

COMPANY, DEAR EVAN HANSEN And More The AT&T Performing Arts Center's Spectacular 24/25 Broadway Season!

The AT&T Performing Arts Center unveils its 2024/2025 Broadway at the Center lineup in Dallas. Check out the exciting series of shows!

Review: MEAN GIRLS at Robinson Center

What did our critic think of MEAN GIRLS at Robinson Center?

Beck Center For The Arts To Produce MEAN GIRLS High School Version

Beck Center for the Arts, one of the oldest continuously running Youth Theater programs in the nation is proud to announce the Mean Girls High School Version during the 75th Youth Theater Season.

MEAN GIRLS Comes To Broadway San Jose, March 19-24

Broadway San Jose has announced that the North American Tour of Mean Girls—the record-breaking new musical comedy adapted from the hit Paramount Pictures film—will be coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) from March 19–24, 2024.

Review: MEAN GIRLS Makes 'Fetch' Happen in Vancouver For the First Time

MEAN GIRLS couldn’t have come to Vancouver at a better time. Donning the same iconic story and famous one-liners used in the 2004 cultural touchstone movie, MEAN GIRLS is everything you would expect and more, all wrapped up in a Broadway musical form.

What Broadway Shows Are On Tour Across North America For The 2024/2025 Season? - A Complete Guide

Looking for a show to see in a city near you? Check out our guide of current and upcoming Broadway tours, and learn about each production.

VIDEO: Mean Girls The Musical Comes To State Theatre New Jersey In May

Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and original director and choreographer CASEY NICHOLAW (The Book of Mormon).

Why MEAN GIRLS Was Not Marketed as a Musical: 'You Have the Potential to Turn Off Audiences'

After two trailers not featuring music from the film, the new film adaptation of Mean Girls was not explicitly sold to general audiences as a musical. After its triumphant opening at the box office, Variety reports that Paramount elected not to market the film as a musical, in an effort to not 'turn off audiences.'

Listen: Hear the MEAN GIRLS Soundtrack With Reneé Rapp, Auliʻi Cravalho & More

Get a first listen to the Mean Girls movie musical soundtrack featuring Angourie Rice, Reneé Rapp, Auli’i Cravalho, Jaquel Spivey, Avantika, Bebe Wood, Tim Meadows, and more. The soundtrack includes music by Jeff Richmond and lyrics by Nell Benjamin. Rapp also contributed to 'What Ifs' and 'Not My Fault' featuring Megan Thee Stallion.

Hoy se estrena la versión musical de CHICAS MALAS en cines

De la mente cómica de Tina Fey llega una nueva vuelta de tuerca del hit CHICAS MALAS con su versión musical en cine.

Review Roundup: MEAN GIRLS Returns With New Movie Musical - Find Out What Critics Think!

The first public screenings of Mean Girls are here and the critics are revealing what they thought of the new movie musical adaptation. Ahead of the film's debut in theaters, find out what critics thought of the new movie musical. Read the reviews below and check back we continue to update this roundup with more reviews.

Exclusive: How Tina Fey Made MEAN GIRLS Sing in New Movie Musical

Tina Fey has returned to the halls of North Shore High to bring the Mean Girls musical adaptation to the big screen. In order to adapt the Broadway hit, Fey enlisted director duo Arturo Perez Jr. and Samantha Jayne to helm the movie musical. Find out how they used 'every cinematic tool possible' to bring the musical to the big screen!

Tina Fey to Lead THE FOUR SEASONS Series on Netflix

Netflix has ordered eight episodes of the comedy series The Four Seasons, starring Tina Fey. The series, produced by Universal Television, is based on the 1981 feature film of the same name from Universal Pictures that was written and directed by Alan Alda, produced by Martin Bregman, and starred Alda and Carol Burnett.

Photos: Inside the MEAN GIRLS Premiere With Tina Fey, Lindsay Lohan, Reneé Rapp & More

Check out photos from the Mean Girls premiere, with Tina Fey, Angourie Rice, Reneé Rapp, Auli’I Cravalho, Jaquel Spivey, Avantika, Bebe Wood, Christopher Briney, Busy Philipps, Jon Hamm, Mahi Alam, and more. Also joining in on the celebration were original stars Lindsay Lohan, Daniel Franzese, and Rajiv Surendra, along Megan Thee Stallion.

Photos: Go Behind MEAN GIRLS in New Shots of Reneé Rapp, Jaquel Spivey & More in the Movie Musical

The behind-the-scenes photos and stills from the Mean Girls movie musical, including Angourie Rice, Reneé Rapp, Auli’i Cravalho, Jaquel Spivey, Avantika, Bebe Wood, Christopher Briney, Jenna Fischer, Busy Philipps, Alexis Frias, Ben Wang, Mahi Alam, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Lorne Michaels, Jeff Richmond, Samantha Jayne and Arturo Perez Jr.

MEAN GIRLS Film Cuts 'It Roars,' 'Where Do You Belong?' & More Songs; Tracklist Revealed

The track list for the upcoming Mean Girls movie musical has been unveiled, revealing which songs from the stage show made the cut for the new adaptation. Check out the tracklist now and find out what songs from the Mean Girls Broadway show have been cut from the movie version!

Alex Timbers to be Honored at Ars Nova's Nova Ball

Ars Nova will honor Tony & Golden Globe winner Alex Timbers at Nova Ball, Ars Nova’s annual benefit-turned-party of the season.


Jeff Richmond has written 1 shows including Mean Girls (Composer).

Jeff Richmond has been nominated for the Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre category at the Tony Awards for his work on the Broadway show Mean Girls.

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