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Wego Drama Goes Pink For Mean Girls at West Chicago Community High School

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Wego Drama at West Chicago Community High School continues their 23-24 theatrical season
with the hit musical Mean Girls: High School Version on April 25, 26, and 27 th at 7pm. This
comedy is based on the hit Paramount Pictures Film, Mean Girls. It tells the story of Cady
Heron as she journeys from Africa to the true jungle of an American high school. Along the
way, Cady meets “The Plastics” and their leader, Regina George. This production is filled with
silly fun from the mind and pen of Tina Fey. The Wego Drama season theme of “Once More
With Feeling” is perfect for understanding why this story makes a great musical. You don’t
want to miss Mean Girls, because it is so fetch!
Junior Sentia Irakoze states, “Playing an iconic villain is so fun. The laughs and silliness makes
this a great show a great evening for an audience.” Additionally, Senior Francis Moffatt says,
“I’ve loved this show for years. To be a part of it is thrilling. I can’t wait for people to see it.”
Finally, Senior Alex Bradley, states, “This show makes the perfect cap as my final musical. It is
iconic, thoughtful, and just full of the laughs.”
The company of actors, musicians, and crew for the show includes from Carol Stream: Abigail
Ballard, Emily Gee, Owen Thompson, William Wenberg; from West Chicago: Mariana Acosta,
Antwan Angeles, Leo Barrientos, Natalia Bellose, Jacob Benitez, Lilyana Bonilla, Alex Bradley,
Guadalupe Carreto, Kylie Carter, Wil Cooper, Jordin Crudup, Pamela Cruz, Kevin Dorl, Chris
Garcia, Danais Gomez-Garcia, Christina Guo, August Gutierrez, Sentia Irakoze, Matthew
Krysinski, Kody Leano, Karidja Monjolo, Milly Mora-Zarco, Elisa O’Brien, Jocelyn Ramirez,
Kimberly Rameriez, Nick Riconosciuto, Alejandra Rocha, Ryley Salazar, Lauren Sikma,
Ja’Nyah Villa, Kai Weems, and Dayan Zenteno; from Wheaton: Tyler Benton; and from
Winfield: Ryan Blackburn, Caiden McDougall, Ella Moffatt, Francis Moffatt, Jamie Sticha, and
Mariah Varnado.
The play is directed by Mark Begovich. Music Direction is by Brandon Fantozzi, Choreography
is by Nancy Bocek. Orchestra preparation is by Marissa Janiszewski. The Technical Direction
and design is by Christopher Jensen. Costumes are by Kim Maslo.
Mean Girls: The Musical, High School Edition has a book by Tina Fey, music by Jeff Richmond,
and lyrics by Nell Benjamin. It is based on the Paramount Pictures film Mean Girls. It is
produced by an arrangement with Music Theatre International, New York.

Reserved seating tickets are now on-sale at www.wegotheatre.com. The price is $5 for students
and $8 for adults. Performances are on April 25, 26, and 27 th at 7pm. All performances are at
West Chicago Community High School, 326 Joliet St., West Chicago IL 60185.


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