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MEAN GIRLS ON BROADWAY AND ATLANTIC RECORDS RELEASE OFFICAL VIDEO FOR “I’D RATHER BE ME”

Broadway’s Mean Girls and Atlantic Records have released the official music video for “I’d Rather Be Me” from the award-winning hit musical featuring Barrett Wilbert Weed, who currently performs as Janis Sarkisian in the show.  The video had its exclusive premiere yesterday via Rolling Stone.  “I’d Rather Be Me” is featured on the “Mean Girls Original Cast Recording,” out now.  The “Mean Girls Original Cast Recording,” was produced by Jeff RichmondNell BenjaminTina FeyMary-Mitchell Campbell and Lorne Michaelsand co-produced by Pete GanbargCraig Rosen and John Clancy.

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The cast recently celebrated “Mean Girls Day” on October 3rd, with various events and activations around NYC all documented on social takeovers via MTV and Cosmopolitan.  The cast also appeared on an episode of NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” to perform “Stupid With Love.” The creative team recently took a deeper look at the making of the album discussing everything from the origins of the stage production, to the “unique challenges” presented by cast recording albums, and more during a recent episode of the Atlantic Records podcast “Inside the Album.”

Mean Girls has played to sold-out houses at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street) since beginning previews in March. The National Tour launches in the fall of 2019.

Produced by Lorne MichaelsStuart ThompsonSonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures, Mean Girls features a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the film, music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond, and lyrics by two-time Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs.

The Broadway cast is led by Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron, Taylor Louderman as Regina George, Ashley Park as Gretchen Wieners, Kate Rockwell as Karen Smith, Barrett Wilbert Weed as Janis Sarkisian, Grey Henson as Damian Hubbard, Jennifer Simard as Mrs. Heron / Ms. Norbury / Mrs. George, Kyle Selig as Aaron Samuels, Cheech Manohar as Kevin Gnapoor, Rick Younger as Mr. Duvall. The cast also includes Stephanie Lynn BissonnetteTee BoyichCollins ConleyBen CookDeMarius R. CopesKevin CsolakAshley De La RosaDevon HadsellCurtis HollandMyles McHaleChris MedlinBrittany NicholasBecca PetersenNikhil SabooJonalyn SaxerBrendon StimsonRiza TakahashiKamille UpshawBria Jené WilliamsGianna Yanelli, and Iain Young.

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