Tina Fey’s Mean Girls musical will debut in Washington, D.C. at the end of 2017.
The 46 year-old comedienne has been teasing the musical version of the Lindsay Lohan movie for some time, and she chose 3 October – aka Mean Girls Day – to break news to fans.
The ‘Mean Girls’ musical is coming to Washington, D.C. Fall of 2017!” a tweet on the verified account for the musical read.
Released in 2004 the American teen comedy film directed by Mark Water is already a cult film that gave Lindsay Lohan her best role and made a star out of Rachel McAdams, but it also launched the movie careers of several of its performers, from writer/co-star Tina Fey to Daniel Franzese (Damian). An instant box office hit, “Mean Girls” went on to become a cult favorite for a generation of post-millennials, full of endlessly quotable lines of dialogue and wise social advice for navigating the jungles of high school and beyond.
The movie cost $22 million to make, according to Waters. It grossed $86 million in North America and a total of $129 million worldwide.
The 10 Best ‘Mean Girls’ Quotes, Ranked by MarkMeets readers:
10. “The limit does not exist.”
9. “She’s a life ruiner. She ruins people’s lives.”
8. “I can’t go to Taco Bell, I’m on an all-carb diet.”
7. “That vest was disgusting!”
6. “My nail beds suck.”
5. “She made out with a hot dog.”
4. “I’m a cool mom.”
3. “You could try Sears.”
2. “It’s October 3rd.”
Fey and her husband, composer Jeff Richmond, are collaborating with Legally Blonde lyricist Nell Benjamin on the show.
The comedienne wrote the original movie and appeared in it.
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