It seems that converted classical musical teenagers are the next big trend.
After Mean Girls made its Broadway debut, it's time for another teen clique to come on stage.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that the New Group announced its lineup for the 2018-19 season, which includes a musical version of the 1990s movie Clueless .
The production is based on the 1995 movie written and directed by Amy Heckerling. Heckerling has also been selected to write the theater adaptation. The director is the Tony Award nominee, Kristin Hanggi, with Kelly Devine as musical choreographer. The score will be composed of pop parody versions of the 90s
. Last year, shortly after finishing the book, Heckerling said EW : "That has been really fun because I'm getting involved in a whole new world," she said. "And, yes, what else can I say? It's nice to learn something new …"
Playing the female lead Cher Horowitz in the 1995 movie was Alicia Silverstone, but the casting for the musical has not yet been announced .
Finally, after years of speculation, we & # 39; I'll see Cher, Dionne and Tai meet again this fall.