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Jonalyn Saxer

 
Bio:
Broadway: Mean Girls (Original Broadway Cast), Cats, Holiday Inn, Honeymoon In Vegas, Bullets Over Broadway. Film: Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story. (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Mean Girls (Original Broadway Cast), Cats, Holiday Inn, Honeymoon In Vegas, Bullets Over Broadway. Film: Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021
Karen Smith
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Ensemble
Cady Heron (Understudy) [Replacement]
Karen Smith (Understudy) [Replacement]
Regina George (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
National Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
Dallas Theater Center World Premiere Production, 2015
April
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Perforner (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]

Photos

Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), Nadina Hassan (Regina George), Jonalyn Saxer ( Photo

Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), Nadina Hassan (Regina George), Jonalyn Saxer (Karen Smith), and Danielle Wade (Cady Heron) and the National Touring Company of Mean Girls

From: 
Date:
12/08/2021
Jonalyn Saxer (Karen Smith), Nadina Hassan (Regina George), Megan Masako Haley (Gretc Photo

Jonalyn Saxer (Karen Smith), Nadina Hassan (Regina George), Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), and Danielle Wade (Cady Heron)

From: 
Date:
12/08/2021
Danielle Wade (Cady Heron), Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), Nadina Hassan (Reg Photo

Danielle Wade (Cady Heron), Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), Nadina Hassan (Regina George), and Jonalyn Saxer (Karen Smith)

From: 
Date:
12/08/2021
Danielle Wade (Cady Heron), Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), Nadina Hassan (Reg Photo

Danielle Wade (Cady Heron), Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), Nadina Hassan (Regina George), Jonalyn Saxer (Karen Smith), Mary Kate Morrissey (Janis Sarkisian), and the National Touring Company of Mean Girls

From: 
Date:
12/08/2021
): Danielle Wade (Cady Heron), Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), Mariah Rose Fai Photo

): Danielle Wade (Cady Heron), Megan Masako Haley (Gretchen Wieners), Mariah Rose Faith (Regina George), Jonalyn Saxer (Karen Smith), Mary Kate Morrissey (Janis Sarkisian), and the National Touring Company of Mean Girls

From: 
Date:
11/06/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021
Karen Smith

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Ensemble

Cady Heron (Understudy) [Replacement]

Karen Smith (Understudy) [Replacement]

Regina George (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
National Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
Dallas Theater Center World Premiere Production, 2015
April

Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Perforner (Swing)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]

Jonalyn Saxer Biography

Broadway: Mean Girls (Original Broadway Cast), Cats, Holiday Inn, Honeymoon In Vegas, Bullets Over Broadway. Film: Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story.




Jonalyn Saxer News

BWW Review: MEMPHIS IS TICKLED PINK TO WELCOME MEAN GIRLS at The Orpheum Theatre Memp Photo BWW Review: MEMPHIS IS TICKLED PINK TO WELCOME MEAN GIRLS at The Orpheum Theatre Memphis
by AniKatrina Fageol - Apr 27, 2022

'Fetch' might not be happening Mean Girls at the Orpheum Theatre is THE thing to do this week!

BWW Review: MEAN GIRLS at Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: MEAN GIRLS at Kennedy Center
by Olivia Murray - Apr 10, 2022

Tina Fey's well-known teen comedy in a new medium, made modern.

BWW Review: MEAN GIRLS isn't just a regular show, it's a cool show at the Murat Theat Photo BWW Review: MEAN GIRLS isn't just a regular show, it's a cool show at the Murat Theatre
by The Marriage Matinee - Mar 31, 2022

For me, musical adaptations of movies can be either a hit or miss with no in-between. I am happy to say that the musical version of Mean Girls, based on the cult classic 2004 movie, was maybe more fun than the movie itself.

BWW Review: Broadway Across America presents MEAN GIRLS  at Kentucky Performing Arts Photo BWW Review: Broadway Across America presents MEAN GIRLS at Kentucky Performing Arts
by Taylor Clemons - Mar 23, 2022

When someone says they're turning one of the most beloved movies ever into a musical, there's always some cause for worry. The usual questions flood in: 'Will they do it justice? 'Will they say this line?' 'What are they going to change?' In most cases these worries are warranted, but in the unique case of Mean Girls, Tina Fey herself returned to adapt her modern teen classic into a hilarious and splashy musical comedy.

National Tour of MEAN GIRLS Takes on NEWSIES Choreography Photo National Tour of MEAN GIRLS Takes on NEWSIES Choreography
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 13, 2022

Company members from the First National Tour of Mean Girls learned some Newsies moves this weekend with choreography by Sarah Crane to the Disney hit, 'Carrying the Banner'. When the cast isn't performing in theaters around the country, they try to learn new choreography. The video is filmed and edited by Lamont Brown. 

BWW Review: MEAN GIRLS at Wharton Center is a Witty, Sharp Musical With a Powerful Me Photo BWW Review: MEAN GIRLS at Wharton Center is a Witty, Sharp Musical With a Powerful Message
by Stefani Chudnow - Mar 3, 2022

Broadway's Mean Girls is at Wharton Center in East Lansing until this Sunday, March 6th. Based on the 2004 movie, Mean Girls premiered on Broadway back in 2018 and it went on to be nominated for 12 Tony Awards.

'Pink is Powerful' Webinar to Share Lessons From MEAN GIRLS with Wisconsin Students Photo 'Pink is Powerful' Webinar to Share Lessons From MEAN GIRLS with Wisconsin Students
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2022

In 2022, Wisconsin is trying to make “fetch” happen with performances of Broadway’s National Tour of Mean Girls happening at Marcus Performing Arts Center (Jan. 25-30), Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (Week of Aug. 22) and Overture Center for the Arts (Aug. 30-Sep. 4).

BroadwayWorld Stage Door Announces Expanded Services Including Meet & Greets, Classes Photo BroadwayWorld Stage Door Announces Expanded Services Including Meet & Greets, Classes, Career Advice & More!
by BWW Special - Jan 10, 2022

BroadwayWorld Stage Door, your one-stop shop for Broadway experiences and training in the comfort of your own home, announced today a lineup of new expanded services from our ensemble of Broadway talent.

MEAN GIRLS is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre Photo MEAN GIRLS is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022

The First National Tour of Mean Girls—the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film— is coming to St. Louis February 15-27. 

BWW Review: OKC Broadway's MEAN GIRLS is so fetch! Photo BWW Review: OKC Broadway's MEAN GIRLS is so fetch!
by Adrienne Proctor - Dec 29, 2021

OKC Broadway presents MEAN GIRLS now through January 2nd. Tina Fey's 2004 sleeper hit movie became a Broadway musical in 2018, and launched a national tour prior to the COVID pandemic in 2019. The live adaptation has fun choreography and a rocking score. The cast of professionals rock out in Broadway style on the Civic Center Stage.

Jonalyn Saxer Videos

VIDEO: American Dance Machine For the 21st Century Performs 'T'aint Nobody's Biz-nes VideoVIDEO: American Dance Machine For the 21st Century Performs 'T'aint Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do' From BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2021

Performers include Clyde Alves, Phillip A. Attmore, Michael Biren, Jim Borstelmann, Preston Truman Boyd, Lamont Brown, Barry Busby, Joshua Buscher, Andrew Cao, Jake Corcoran, Casey Garvin, Dan Horn, Jess Leprotto, Kevin Ligon, Brian Martin, Paul Mcgill, Bobby Pestka, Jonalyn Saxer, Angelo Soriano, Kevin Worley, Richard Riaz Yoder, and Bradley Allan Zarr.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute VideoVIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute
by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

VIDEO: Lesli Margherita, Alex Newell, Bonnie Milligan, and Many More Broadway Stars S VideoVIDEO: Lesli Margherita, Alex Newell, Bonnie Milligan, and Many More Broadway Stars Sing 'I Know it's Today' Parody
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2020

Amidst the quarantine, Ellyn Marsh and Ben Bogen have released a new hilarious parody video, featuring a slew of Broadway stars.

BWW TV: Get to Know the Cast of MEAN GIRLS on Tour! (They're Like So Fetch) VideoBWW TV: Get to Know the Cast of MEAN GIRLS on Tour! (They're Like So Fetch)
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2019

Okay we know fetch is never going to happen but the Mean Girls tour is! We stopped by rehearsals to chat with the cast as they head into the high school jungle.

BWW TV: Get A First Look At A New Version of 'Fearless' From The MEAN GIRLS Tour VideoBWW TV: Get A First Look At A New Version of 'Fearless' From The MEAN GIRLS Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2019

Mean Girls is getting ready to launch their First National Tour September 21 in Buffalo, NY. We've got a sneak peek into the rehearsal room with the mega-talented team!

Full Cast Announced For MEAN GIRLS on Tour VideoFull Cast Announced For MEAN GIRLS on Tour
by Alan Henry - Aug 15, 2019

Mean Girls, the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film, is pleased to announce full casting for the First National Tour. The Mean Girls National Tour launches on September 21 in Buffalo, NY. Click here for the full tour route.

VIDEO: Meet the Plastics of the MEAN GIRLS National Tour! VideoVIDEO: Meet the Plastics of the MEAN GIRLS National Tour!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 30, 2019

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Mean Girls just announced the ladies who will lead the First National Tour as 'The Plastics'. The Mean Girls National Tour launches on September 21 in Buffalo, NY. Click here for the full tour route. We're getting to know the three leading ladies with a closer look at some of their past performances!

VIDEO: Taylor Louderman Sings a Medley of MEAN GIRLS, KINKY BOOTS, BRING IT ON, and M VideoVIDEO: Taylor Louderman Sings a Medley of MEAN GIRLS, KINKY BOOTS, BRING IT ON, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2019

Taylor Louderman recently performed a medley of songs from her career, arranged by music director Benjamin Rauhala (at the piano) entitled 'The #SlayLizLou Medley,' based on Rauhala's nickname for Louderman.

VIDEO: New MEAN GIRLS Cast Members And Original Faves Get Fetch In Latest Footage! VideoVIDEO: New MEAN GIRLS Cast Members And Original Faves Get Fetch In Latest Footage!
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2019

This spring, Mean Girls on Broadway welcomed a new set of adult women in Tony Award-nominee Jennifer Simard and a brand new number two for Regina George, Krystina Alabado, who has stepped into the fabulous shoes of Gretchen Weiners.

BWW TV Exclusive: MEAN GIRLS Cast Makes Nice at Broadway Sessions! VideoBWW TV Exclusive: MEAN GIRLS Cast Makes Nice at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Apr 21, 2019

The cast of Mean Girls made 'fetch' happen in a big way at Broadway Sessions recently. Cast members Rick Younger, Jonalyn Saxer, DeMarius Copes, Talya Rae Groves, Ashley De LaRosa, Riza Takahashi, Brittany Nicholas, Myles, McHale, Iain Young, Chris Medlin and Gianna Yanelli brought the talent and the funny til the wee hours of the morning. Mean? Maybe not. Fabulous? Absolutely! Enjoy these highlights here.


Jonalyn Saxer Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jonalyn Saxer been in?
Jonalyn Saxer has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Jonalyn Saxer been in?
Jonalyn Saxer has not appeared in the West End