Girl Meets World Star Sabrina Carpenter Makes Broadway Debut in Mean Girls

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The Tina Fey musical also welcomes Olivia Kaufmann, Laura Leigh Turner, and Chad Burris to principal roles beginning March 10 at the August Wilson Theatre.
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Singer, songwriter, and actor Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) makes her Broadway debut in the hit musical Mean Girls beginning March 10 at the August Wilson Theatre.

She steps into the role of Cady Heron, succeeding Erika Henningsen, who played her final performance February 22. Carpenter will continue in the role through June 7.

March 10 also marks the first full-time principal performance for Olivia Kaufmann, who takes over the role of Janis Sarkisian from Barrett Wilbert Weed; Chad Burris, who succeeds Grey Henson in the role of Damian Hubbard; and Laura Leigh Turner, who succeeds Kate Rockwell in the role of Karen Smith.

The cast also currently features Reneé Rapp as Regina George, Krystina Alabado as Gretchen Wieners, Catherine Brunell as Mrs. Heron/Ms. Norbury/Mrs. George, Kyle Selig as Aaron Samuels, Cheech Manohar as Kevin Gnapoor, and Rick Younger as Mr. Duvall.

The ensemble includes Aaron Alcaraz, Darius Barnes, Stephanie Lynn Bissonnette, Tee Boyich, Maria Briggs, Collins Conley, Cailen Fu, Devon Hadsell, Curtis Holland, Sasha Hollinger, Brittany Nicholas, Pascal Pastrana, Becca Petersen, Drew Redington, Jake Swain, Riza Takahashi, Daryl Tofa, Teddy Toye, Bria Jené Williams, Gianna Yanelli, and Iain Young.

READ: A Movie Adaptation of the Mean Girls Musical Is in the Works

Mean Girls, directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, opened in 2018 with a book by Tina Fey, music by Jeff Richmond, and lyrics by Nell Benjamin.

(Updated March 10, 2020)

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