Mean Girls fans have only one thing to say about the 2004 high school comedy’s turn as a Broadway musical: “That is so fetch!” The beloved film (and its endless parade of memorable quotes) is about to make its stage debut at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. before premiering on Broadway in March. The hilarious story about a former home-schooled teen messing with the biggest clique around will undoubtedly be the talk of the theatre world when it premieres. In honor of the upcoming stage debut of The Plastics, here’s four other cult classics that could strike similar success as a stage show.
Amid the glamour of Broadway’s bright lights, the theater world seems to change in a New York minute. A number of popular shows are being placed under a microscope heading into the fall and winter seasons and are generating quite a bit of buzz. From upcoming premieres to final curtain calls and everything in between, here’s what you need to know. Continue reading “Broadway Buzz: What shows are coming, going, and changing?”