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UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) – Tina Fey has made a surprise visit to her former high school in Upper Darby.

District officials say Fey stopped by Upper Darby High School in Upper Darby Wednesday to film a promotional video for her Broadway musical “Mean Girls.”

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Fey graduated from Upper Darby in 1988, and she previously said her time there loosely inspired the 2004 “Mean Girls” film.

The district welcomed the actress in a Facebook post, saying “Once a Royal, Always a Royal.”

Fey spoke with students who had seen the musical during her visit, and she was serenaded by the school’s Encore Singers. Fey called the singing, “beautiful.”

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“Mean Girls” has received 12 Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical.

The awards will be given out in June.

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