Boyle County Schools performing “Mean Girls”

Published 3:00 pm Thursday, April 11, 2024

The Boyle County Performing Arts Center (BCPAC) is showing “Mean Girls: High School Version” April 11-13, and 18-20 at 7:30 p.m.

The show is a community collaboration event between the BCPAC and the Boyle County High School Theatre Department. The production will feature performances and set construction from Boyle County Arts Academy students.

“Mean Girls,” is a brutally hilarious musical from book writer Tina Fey, lyricist Nell Benjamin and composer Jeff Richmond. This queen bee took Broadway by storm and has joined the musical in-crowd. Adapted from Fey’s hit 2004 film, “Mean Girls” was nominated for a staggering 12 Tony Awards.

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High schooler Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a queen bee without getting stung.

The show’s Senior Night is April 18, when tickets are $8 for students and Boyle County Schools Employees. Tickets can be purchased at