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‘Mean Girls’ Broadway Review: Tina Fey’s Nasty Teens Now Sing, Dance and Recycle - The Wrap
Beyond the successful recycling of 14-year-old jokes, the other good news about Fey and Richmond's first joint Broadway effort is that her characters need to sing. The angst, joy and fear on display are big in a very hormonal teenager kind of way. "Mean Girls," unlike its first cousin "Legally Blonde," finds the necessary volume to justify breaking into song, whether those songs are about the despair of being an outsider or falling in love with a photo of the Wham!-era George Michael. These are the early traumatic experiences of life that stick in your memory much longer than passing the bar exam or applying for social security. If only Fey's springboard of a book had inspired more memorable, distinctive songs. A few hit the mark: "I See Stars" delivers chewable bubblegum and "What's Wrong With Me?" is a poignant lament from Gretchen, the most insecure of the Plastics. And when the group's nasty leader, Regina, seeks revenge on her new turncoat friend Cady, "Watch the World Burn" turns up the heat.

Broadway Review: ‘Mean Girls,’ The Musical - Variety
Fans of the original movie should be reassured that nothing important has been purged from the story. Cady falls for Regina's ex-boyfriend, Aaron (a very clean-cut Kyle Selig), which causes her former friend Regina and her brat pack to come after her with claws bared.


 

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by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2019
The national tour of MEAN GIRLS lit up Minneapolis last night for Mean Girls Day by turning the I-35W bridge pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in partnership with the American Cancer Society. So fetch!
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2019
It was a 'Mean Girls Day' for the record books! In honor of the 15th anniversary of the film, the award-winning hit Broadway musical comedy, Broadway fans got a tasty surpise during last night's curtain call at the August Wilson Theatre.
by Stage Tube - October 4, 2019
Her name is Reneé Rapp, and she is a massive deal. The newest queen bee of Broadway's Mean Girls is starring in the show's new official music video for the song 'World Burn.' Head to North Shore High by checking out the video!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 3, 2019
Today is a massive deal: it's October 3rd, aka Mean Girls Day! To celebrate the grool holiday, we're heading to North Shore High to look back at opening night of Mean Girls at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre. Check out the video to see Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, and more do this thing!
by BWW News Desk - October 2, 2019
Celebrate a?oeMean Girls Daya?? tomorrow a?" October 3rd a?" as the award-winning hit Broadway musical comedy Mean Girls partners with Paramount Pictures and Facebook to honor the 15th anniversary of the iconic film and host the ultimate film viewing party on Facebook Live. Get Reminded before the stream begins at 8:00pm ET, broadcast live from New York City.
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2019
Celebrate October 3rd with Broadway's Mean Girls! The musical is teaming up with Paramount Pictures to host a viewing party of the Mean Girls film via Facebook Live, hosted by Tina Fey and Busy Philipps!
by Linnae Medeiros - September 21, 2019
This is so fetch! Jonalyn Saxer is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Sunday, September 22nd, at the national tour of Mean Girls. Be sure to tune in throughout the day to get a behind-the-scenes look for a two-show day at the Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, New York.
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2019
In 2017, the stage adaptation of the popular 2004 film from Tina Fey, Mean Girls, hit the Broadway stage, featuring a book by Fey, lyrics by Nell Benjamin, and music by Jeff Richmond. The show remains a fixture on Broadway and is set to begin a national tour later this month. Now, Hal Leonard presents the accompanying vocal selections for this smash hit.
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2019
Her name is Renee Rapp, and she is a massive deal.
by Linnae Medeiros - September 9, 2019
Her name is Renee Rapp, and she is a massive deal. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Jimmy Award winner Renee Rapp is set to take over the role of Regina George in the hit Broadway production of Mean Girls. To get ready to see her head to North Shore High, we're looking back at some of her most memorable performances. Check it all out!
by Linnae Medeiros - September 7, 2019
Her name is Taylor Louderman, and she is a massive deal. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the queen bee herself is taking her final bow as Regina George in the Broadway production of Mean Girls this Sunday, September 8th. To celebrate, we're looking back at her journey at North Shore High, from the casting announcement to the D.C. run to Broadway opening and beyond. Check it all out!
by Jennifer Broski - August 29, 2019
Check out photos from Mean Girls on Tour's preview!
by BWW News Desk - August 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.
by BWW News Desk - July 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!
by Stage Tube - July 26, 2019
Two Plastics from stage and screen got together for a quick duet at the Williamstown Theatre Festival late night cabaret last night.
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2019
Mean Girls has announced the actresses who will launch the First National Tour as 'The Plastics'.
by BWW News Desk - July 6, 2019
This cast has found where they belong! Mean Girls is well into their second year on Broadway and we're taking a look at the current class at North Shore High School. This cast has found where they belong! Mean Girls is well into their second year on Broadway and we're taking a look at the current class at North Shore High School.
by Stage Tube - June 27, 2019
The hit Broadway musical Mean Girls celebrated Pride with Youth Pride Chorus with their surprise pop-up performance of "I See Stars"!
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2019
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has acquired the worldwide licensing rights to the hit Broadway musical comedy Mean Girls!
by Stage Tube - June 3, 2019
Before she makes her Broadway debut, check out Renee Rapp slaying the sinister Queen Bee anthem, 'Someone Gets Hurt' from Mean Girls!