As previously announced, the Mean Girls tour will resume their performances at ASU Gammage in Tempe, Arizona on November 2nd before heading to a multi-city tour across the country. This news is so Fetch! We now know who will rule North Shore High School on the Mean Girls National Tour.
Mean Girls resume the national tour!
This national tour work premiered in September 2019. Starring are Broadway.com video bloggers Mariah Rose Faith, Megan Masako Haley, Jonalyn Saxer, Danielle Wade, Eric Huffman, Adante Carter, and Mary Kate Morrissey. Paramount Pictures is adapting this popular musical based on the popular Tina Fei movie of the same name. “Mean Girl” opened at the August Wilson Theater on Broadway in April 2018 and received 12 Tony nominations. In January 2021, it was announced that Broadway shows would not resume after the pandemic.
More original tour cast members return to the production. Danielle Wade returns as Cady Heron. Megan Masako Haley will play Gretchen Wieners, Jonalyn Saxer returns as Karen Smith. Mary Kate Morrisey takes the role of Janis Sarkisian, Eric Huffman as Damian Hubbard, Adante Carter as Aaron Samuels, Kabie Bery as Kevin Gnapoor, and Lawrence E. Street as Mr. Duvall. New to the company is Nadina Hassan. She will lead the Plastics as Regina George, and April Josephine who will play Mrs. Heron/Ms. Norbury/Mrs. George.
Further, the ensemble features Erica Simone Barnett, English Bernhardt, DeShawn Bowens, Will Branner, Lamont Brown, Morgan Ashley Bryant, Brittany Conigatti, Sarah Crane, Mary Beth Donahoe, Niani Feelings, Sky Flaherty, Samuel Gerber, Dan Horn, Asia Marie Kreitz, Becca Petersen, Olivia Renteria, Grace Romanello, Sydney Mei Ruf-Wong, Marcus Shane, Kaitlyn Louise Smith, and David Wright Jr.
Cady Heron may have grown up in the African savannah. And she is not ready to welcome her strange new home: the wild and vicious suburbs of Illinois. How will this naive newbie get to the top of the popularity rankings? By challenging The Plastics, three admired enemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady made a plan to end Regina’s reign. She understood the difficult way you can’t get past the queen bee without being stung.
Produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures, “Mean Girl” touches true friends, valuable nemesis, and most importantly, what it means to be a human.
Credits: broadway.com; meangirlsonbroadway.com/tour
Credits featured image: Joe Shlabotnik, Flickr