The musical is a modern retelling of the Jane Austen classic "Emma" and features a score comprising contemporary pop songs made famous by female singers, songwriters and female-led bands.
Daniel Goldstein will direct.
Featured in the cast of Girls Just Want To Have Fun are Emilee Dupre (Chaplin), Justin Guarini (Wicked, Romeo and Juliet), Adam Kantor (Next to Normal), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Newsies, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Caitlin Kinnunen (The Bridges of Madison County), Janet Krupin (If/Then, Hands on a Hardbody), Lorinda Lisitza (The Ted & Lo Show), Marla Mindelle (Cinderella, Sister Act), Patti Murin (Fly By Night, Lysistrata Jones), Ryann Redmond (If/Then, Bring It On), Brian Sears (The Book of Mormon) and Zakiya Young (Stick Fly, The Little Mermaid).
The musical's score features hit songs made famous by artists such as Sara Bareilles, Whitney Houston, Katy Perry, Alanis Morissette, Avril Lavigne, Blondie, Shania Twain, Salt 'N' Pepa, Natasha Bedingfield and Cyndi Lauper, among others.
Girls Just Want To Have Fun is the second project developed by Stageworks Media as part of The Stageworks Collection, which includes musicals that are conceived, developed and delivered with the high school performing artist in mind.
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