Mean Girls musical won’t be again when Broadway reopens, the producers have introduced.
The musical, primarily based on actor-comedienne-writer Tina Fey’s 2004 movie of the identical title, opened on Broadway in 2018 and grossed USD 124 million by the point it closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The authentic movie and the stage present observe Cady after she transfers to a brand new faculty and finds herself hanging out with the favored ladies.
Fey had introduced final yr that she was engaged on a giant display screen adaptation of the musical.
Thank you to the good inventive crew, forged and crew that introduced Mean Girls to life from our first studying to last efficiency,” producer Lorne Michaels mentioned in an announcement to Variety.
“We remain excited to bring this musical to the big screen, relaunch the tour and prepare for a London production. I look forward to the day, hopefully soon, when theatres can open their doors again,” the assertion additional learn.
Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures had been additionally hooked up as producers on the musical.
The Broadway manufacturing’s authentic forged included Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, Kate Rockwell, Kerry Butler, Grey Henson and Kyle Selig.
The producers mentioned the closing was due to the continued Broadway shutdown.
“The chance to bring this show to Broadway, with such a talented young ensemble and five astounding female leads, has been a dream come true. And to our fierce and dedicated fans, the limit of our gratitude does not exist,” Fey mentioned.