Tina Fey announces 'Mean Girls' is coming to Broadway in March

By Karen Butler  |  Sept. 7, 2017 at 10:34 AM
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Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Tina Fey announced via YouTube video that a stage musical based on her movie Mean Girls is heading to Broadway in March.

"Mean Girls is a ferociously funny new musical from director Casey Nicholaw, composer Jeff Richmond, lyricist Nell Benjamin and book writer Tina Fey," a message accompanying Wednesday's clip said. "The story of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies, this incisive comedy gets to the hilarious heart of what it means to be a true friend -- and a worthy nemesis."

Previews are to begin March 12. No casting has been announced yet.

The 2004 film starred Fey, Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert and Amanda Seyfried. Fey wrote the screenplay and Mark Waters directed.

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