The cast for the return of the popular musical are currently in rehearsal, ahead of the production opening for previews at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from the 22nd June.
Running in the West End for a limited season until the 11th September, Heathers The Musical features a cast led by Christina Bennington (Bat Out Of Hell) in the role of Veronica Sawyer, with Jordan Luke Gage (&Juliet) as Jason Dean.
They are joined in the cast by Jodie Steele (Six) as Heather Chandler, alongside Bobbie Little (Jesus Christ Superstar) as Heather Duke and Frances Mayli McCann (Evita) as Heather McNamara. Further casting includes Lauren Ward (Fleming/Veronica’s Mother), Madison Swan (Martha), Simon Bailey (Ram’s Dad/Big Bud Dean/Coach), Joaquin Pedro Valdes (Ram Sweeney) and Steven Serlin (Kurt’s Dad/Veronica’s Dad/Principle Gowan). The cast is completed by Aimee Hodnett, Christopher Parkinson, Giles Surridge, Iván Fernández Gonzáles, Rachel Rawlinson, Rumi Sutton and Teleri Hughes.
Produced by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills, Heathers the Musical is based on the 1980’s film that starred Winona Ryder. It is directed by Andy Fickman and was created by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy.
Westerberg High’s Veronica Sawyer is just another nobody dreaming of a better day. But when she joins the beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams of popularity may finally come true. Mysterious teen rebel JD teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it is murder being a somebody.
Heathers the Musical previously enjoyed two seasons in London, launching at London’s The Other Palace and transferring to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018. In parallel to the show’s return to the West End, the musical will also embark on its first tour of the UK and Ireland, in a separate production and cast, opening at Leeds Grand Theatre on 6th August 2021.
The creative team for the production includes: Choreography by Thriller Live’s Gary Lloyd, design by David Shields, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound by Dan Samson.
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