Mean Girls The Musical West End cast announced

So fetch!
Mean Girls group photo

The West End cast of Mean Girls The Musical has been announced!

Based on the hit 2004 movie of the same name, Mean Girls features a book by Tina Fey with music and lyrics by Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin.

A new London production, directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, will open at the Savoy Theatre from 5 June 2024.

Meet the cast

Leading the cast of the new West End production, Charlie Burn (Les Misérables) will play Cady Heron who after growing up in the African savanna returns to suburban Illinois and joins North Shore High.

The Plastics are Georgina Castle (Elf the Musical) as the charming but ruthless Regina George, with Elèna Gyasi (SIX) as Gretchen Wieners and Grace Mouat (The Great British Bake Off Musical) as Karen Smith.

Elena Skye (Les Misérables) and Tom Xander (The Book of Mormon) play best friends Janis Sarkisian and Damian Hubbard.

Daniel Bravo (Cruel Intentions) takes on the role of Aaron Samuels ‘one of the most popular guys’ at North Shore High, with Lucca Chadwick-Patel (MAMMA MIA!) as Kevin Ganatra, captain of ‘The Mathletes’.

Ako Mitchell (The Sound of Music) will play North Shore Principal Mr Duvall, while Ms Norbury  will be played by Zoë Rainey (Made in Dagenham, An American in Paris) who also plays the roles of Mrs George and Ms Heron.

They are joined by Tia Antoine-Charles, Georgia Arron, Liam Buckland, Shonah Buwu, Baylie Carson, Freddie Clements, Siobhan Diffin, Clíona Flynn, Fergie Fraser, Angus Good, Jenny Huxley-Golden, Holly Liburd, Corey Mitchell, Mervin Noronha, Aharon Rayner, Trézel Sergeant, Josh Singleton, Annie Southall, Lillia Squires, Tommy Wade-Smith and Holly Willock.

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At the Savoy Theatre from 5 June 2024 to 27 October 2024

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Meet The Plastics –Regina, Gretchen and Karen. They rule North Shore High and will burn anyone who gets in their way. Home-schooled Cady Heron may think she knows a thing or two about survival of the fittest thanks to her zoologist parents, but high school is a whole new level of savage. When Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a queen bee without getting stung.

Expect iconic characters, razor-sharp wit, and killer songs. Grab your friends and your cool mom, this is going to be fetch – and YES London, we’re making it happen!

Tina Fey said: “We’re so excited to bring Mean Girls to London, where everyone already knows what Regina means.”

Producers Lorne Michaels and Sonia Friedman added: “Mean Girls is a timeless comedy that for decades has connected with generations of audiences across the globe. Having worked together for several years on this production, we are immensely proud and excited to be bringing this stage musical, led by this incredible writing and creative team, to London’s Savoy Theatre.”

First opening on Broadway in 2018, Mean Girls was nominated for 12 Tony Awards and played for 833 performances before closing during in January 2021.

Mean Girls is based on the hit film written by Tina Fey and starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert, Amanda Seyfried and Lizzy Caplan.

The musical adaptation follows the same plot of the movie, telling the story of teenager Cady who moves to a new school in Chicago having been homeschooled her whole life in Africa.

A full original Broadway cast recording is available to stream, download or purchase on CD and Vinyl here.

Meanwhile a movie adaptation of the musical was recently released, starring Reneé Rapp as Regina who previously played the role on Broadway.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.