Further casting has been confirmed for the upcoming production of Heathers – The Musical, playing at The Other Palace from the 9th June.
Joining the previously announced Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Sawyer in Andy Fickman’s production will be Jodie Steele (Chandler), Sophie Isaacs (McNamara) and T’Shan Williams (Duke) – The Heathers, with Jamie Muscato playing the mysterious teen rebel Jason Dean (JD).
They will be joined on stage by Chris Chung (Kurt Kelly). Dominic Anderson (Ram Sweeney), Jenny O’Leary (Martha Dunnstock) and Rebecca Lock (Mrs Flemming). Final casting for the production will be announced soon.
Having previously been seen at The Other Palace as a workshop, Heathers – The Musical returns to the stage featuring new songs and material. It is produced by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor Mills, who produced the award winning Carrie together in 2015.
The musical is based on the 1988 film which starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. It has been transformed for the stage by the Laurence O’Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy) and Kevin Murphy’s (Reefer Madness, Desperate Housewives) and has performed in Los Angeles and New York, and finally arrives in the UK for its European Premiere.
Greetings, salutations. Welcome to Westerberg High, where popularity is so very a matter of life and death, and Veronica Sawyer is just another of the nobodies dreaming of a better day.
But when she’s unexpectedly taken under the wings of the three beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams finally start to come true.
Until JD turns up, the mysterious teen rebel who teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it’s murder being a somebody…
Heathers – The Musical features a book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe, with brand new material exclusively written for this production whilst the team are in London. It will feature choreography by Gary Lloyd (Thriller Live, Carrie, 20th Century Boy), design by David Shields (Chess, Ice Age Live, End of the Rainbow), lighting by Ben Cracknell (Young Frankenstein, Annie, La Cage Aux Folles) and sound by Dan Samson (Evita, Cilla, Joseph).