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Broadway Beat: Sabrina Carpenter in ‘Mean Girls,’ Casting Announced for ‘Mrs. Doubtfire,’ More

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|by Amy Sapp |


Plus, Lindsay Pearce to make Broadway debut in ‘Wicked’

‘Mean Girls’ will welcome a new Cady Heron this spring (Photo: ‘Mean Girls’)

‘Mean Girls’ will welcome a new Cady Heron this spring (Photo: ‘Mean Girls’)

Sabrina Carpenter Will Make Broadway Debut in Mean Girls
So fetch. Girl Meets World alumni Sabrina Carpenter will assume the role of Cady Heron in her Broadway debut this spring, beginning on March 10. Carpenter will star in performances through June 7 at the August Wilson Theatre. Original cast member, Erika Henningsen, exits Mean Girls on Feb. 22.

Wicked’s Newest Elphaba is Lindsay Pearce
On February 23, Lindsay Pearce will step into the leading role of Elphaba, making her Broadway debut in Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre. Pearce first rose to prominence in the television show The Glee Project, later appearing in Glee itself.

Wicked Gains a New Winkie Prince, Sam Gravitte
Lindsay Pearce isn’t the only principal cast member joining the cast of Wicked this season in a principal role. Sam Gravitte will move into the role of Fieryo, following Jake Boyd, after making his Broadway debut in the ensemble of Wicked in 2019.

Full Broadway Cast Announced for Mrs. Doubtfire Musical Adaptation
Welcome, poppets! New cast members have been announced for the Broadway transfer of Mrs. Doubtfire. Joining the previously announced Rob McClure as Daniel Hillard/Euphegenia Doubtfire, Jenn Gambatese as Miranda Hillard, Peter Bartlett as Mr. Jolly, Charity Angél Dawson as Wanda Sellner, Mark Evans as Stuart Dunmire, J. Harrison Ghee as Andre Mayem, Analise Scarpaci as Lydia Hillard, Jake Ryan Flynn as Christopher Hillard, Avery Sell as Natalie Hillard, and Brad Oscar as Frank Hillard are: Cameron Adams (My Fair Lady), Akilah Ayanna, Calvin L. Cooper, Kaleigh Cronin (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical), Casey Garvin (King Kong), Maria Dalanno, David Hibbard (Something Rotten!), KJ Hippensteel (The Book of Mormon), Aaron Kaburick (Hello, Dolly!), Erica Mansfield (Kiss Me, Kate!), Brian Martin, Alexandra Matteo (A Bronx Tale), Sam Middleton, Doreen Montalvo (On Your Feet!), LaQuet Sharnell Pringle (Lysistrata Jones), Jaquez André Sims (King Kong), Lily Tamburo, Travis Waldschmidt (Kiss Me, Kate!) and Aléna Watters (The Cher Show). Previews for Mrs. Doubtfire begin on March 9 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The musical opens on April 5.

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