Interview with MEAN GIRLS Star DANIELLE WADE
Actress DANIELLE WADE on playing the infamous Cady Heron in the National Tour of Mean Girls which features a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the film. Mean Girls will play Broadway In Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 W. Randolph) December 25, 2019 through January 26, 2020.
DANIELLE WADE (Cady Heron). Proud Canadian. Winner of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Over the Rainbow.” Broadway: Mean Girls (Standby Cady/Janis). Tour: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy). Select regional credits: Stratford Festival’s The Music Man (Marian Paroo), From Here to Eternity (Lorene), Cinderella (Into the Woods). Love to the Mean Girls team, Telsey + Co, Talent House, my friends and family. Instagram: @daniewade.
Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce Mean Girls — the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film—will play Broadway In Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 W. Randolph) December 25, 2019 through January 26, 2020.
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.
New York Magazine calls Mean Girls “HILARIOUS! A smart, splashy new musical that delivers with immense energy, a wicked sense of humor and joyful inside-jokery.” Chicago Tribune said “Tina Fey writes FUNNIER, SMARTER, SHARPER satire than anyone else in the business.” People Magazine calls the show “FRESH, FUN AND INFECTIOUS – Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin’s songs keep the laughs coming!” The New York Daily News said Mean Girls “TICKLES THE EARS, EYES AND FUNNY BONE – the direction by Casey Nicholaw packs style, invention and red bull-force energy.” And, Entertainment Weekly calls it “A MARVEL: DAZZLING & HILARIOUS!”
The creative team includes Scott Pask (Set Design), Gregg Barnes (Costume Design), Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Brian Ronan (Sound Design), Finn Ross & Adam Young (Video Design), Josh Marquette (Hair Design), Milagros Medina-Cerdeira (Make-Up Design), Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Music Director), John Clancy (Orchestrations), Glen Kelly (Dance and Incidental Music Arrangements), Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Jeff Richmond, and Natalie Tenenbaum (Vocal Arrangements), Howard Joines (Music Coordinator), and Telsey + Co / Bethany Knox, CSA (Casting).
Mean Girls (Original Broadway Cast Recording), produced by Atlantic Records, is now available. For additional information, please visit MeanGirlsOnBroadway.com Follow @MeanGirlsBway on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
Individual tickets for Mean Girls will go on sale to the public on Sunday, September 8 and range in price from $30-$120 with a select number of premium seats available. Individual tickets will be available by calling the Broadway In Chicago Ticketline at (800) 775-2000 or by visiting BroadwayInChicago.com. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710 or emailing [email protected]
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Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and over the past 19 years has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country. A Nederlander Presentation, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theater District entertaining more than 1.7 million people annually in five theatres. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop including the Cadillac Palace Theatre, CIBC Theatre, James M. Nederlander Theatre, and just off the Magnificent Mile, the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place and presenting Broadway shows at the Auditorium Theatre.