Tina Fey Rings in Celebration For Mean Girls’ First Night
After its constrained keep running in Washington, D.C., a year ago, Mean Girls is currently opening to rave reviews; The New York Times applauded Fey’s “sharpness,” The Washington Post said Fey’s content was “carefully fit for any grown-up ear that furrows on naughty mind,” Entertainment Weekly called it “every now and again diverting” and Variety praised its “high fun factor” and powerful “smart jokes.”
In a meeting with CBS Sunday Morning, Fey said conveying Mean Girls to Broadway is a “fantasy” work out as expected. “I was endeavoring to disclose to my more seasoned girl the previous evening, when I was a child, I didn’t experience childhood in New York City, so in the event that we came to New York to see a show and we got this genuine Playbill, and it was simply so uncommon,” she said. “I truly felt, similar to, a passionate longing to have my name in one of those Playbills sometime in the not so distant future.” Later in the meeting, a legitimately pleased Fey indicated her name in the Playbill and chuckled, “Take a gander at this! It’s all occurrence. Dreams do work out!”
Arranged and coordinated by Casey Nicholaw, the Broadway generation of Mean Girls stars Kerry Butler as Mrs. George/Mrs. Heron/Ms. Norbury, Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron, Gray Henson as Damian Hubbard, Taylor Louderman as Regina George, Cheech Manohar as Kevin Gnapoor, Ashley Park as Gretchen Wieners, Kate Rockwell as Karen Smith, Kyle Selig as Aaron Samuels, Barrett Wilbert Weed as Janis Sarkisian and Rick Younger as Mr. Duvall. Michaels, Fey’s companion and coach from Saturday Night Live, created the melodic with Stuart Thompson.