Atlantic Records has announced the release of “MEAN GIRLS (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING),” the official companion to the new musical based on the iconic film. The album will be available for digital pre-orders and pre-saves beginning Friday, April 6that digital retailers nationwide; “MEAN GIRLS (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING)” arrives Friday, May 18th at all DSPs.Physical CD editions of “MEAN GIRLS (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING)” arrive in stores nationwide on Friday, June 15th.
Now in performances and set to open Sunday, April 8th at Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street), MEAN GIRLS is the new musical featuring a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tiny Fey (“30 Rock,” Bossypants), based on her screenplay for the film, music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond (“30 Rock,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde). Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (Aladdin, The Book of Mormon) directs and choreographs. MEAN GIRLS is produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures.
“All of us at Atlantic are thrilled to be working together with Jeff, Nell, Tina, music director Mary-Mitchell Campbell and the amazing cast and team of “Mean Girls,” said GRAMMY® Award winning Atlantic Records President, A&R Pete Ganbarg. “It’s such an iconic property and to see these characters come alive on stage with such vibrancy and such incredible music, there was no doubt in our mind, following “Hamilton” and “Dear Evan Hansen,” that we wanted “Mean Girls” to be Atlantic’s next Broadway release.”