Why See Heathers The Musical?
She's my best friend. God I hate her
So very! Heathers The Musical has landed on the West End for a limited 12 week run after a sell-out engagement at the Other Palace. An uproarious and joyous adaptation of the 1988 cult-classic, this is a high school musical with a difference. Carrie Hope Fletcher will reprise her role as Veronica, with the rest of the cast tba. So grab your scrunchies and croquet mallets, this is one you really don't want to miss!
Dear Diary, my teen angst has a body count - the story of Heathers
Heathers is the story of Veronica Saywer and her inner turmoil as she traverses a high school ruled over by an intimating trio of scrunchie loving dictators - the Heathers. Consisting of Heather Chandler, Heather McNamara and Heather Duke, they stalk the halls of Westerburg High with an iron fist, verbally and mentally destroying anyone who gets in the way of their carefully guarded hierarchy.
But when the mysterious JD comes to class, Veronica may have found herself an ally in her hatred - albeit one with murder on his mind. Pitch-black and raucously funny, its a no-holds-barred look at the social strata of high school and the fate of anyone who might rally against it.
With a raft of songs including the infectious 'Candy Store', 'Dead Girl Walking', 'My Dead Gay Son' and many more, this bonkers adaptation will have you rolling in the aisles as Veronica steps up to defeat the Heathers once and for all.
Opening night: 3 September 2018
14+ strong language, violence and sexual references.
Two hours and 30 minutes with one interval
Cast and Creative
Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Saywer
Jodie Steele as Heather Chandler
T'Shan Williams as Heather Duke
Sophie Isaacs as Heather McNamara
Jamie Muscato as Jason Dean
Chris Chung as Kurt Kelly
Dominic Anderson as Ram Sweeney
Jenny O'Leary as Martha Dunnstock
Rebecca Lock as Ms. Flemming
Jon Boydon as Kurt's Dad
Alex James Hatton as Officer Milner
Charlotte Jaconelli as Stoner Chick
Lauren Drew as New Wave Girl
Olivia Moore as Young Rerepublicanette
Sergio Pasquariello as Officer McCord
Hugh Maynard as Ram's Dad
John Lumsden as Hipster Dork
Merryl Ansah as Drama Club Drama Queen
Book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe
Directed by Andy Fickman
Choreography and Associate director Gary Lloyd
Design by David Sheilds
Lighting by Ben Cracknell
Sound by Dan Samson
Presented by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills in association with Really Useful Group
What we thought
Amazing hilarious DARK!
I can not praise the cast enough, each of them equally as talented as the other.
Dear Diary, whether to kill yourself or not is one of the most important decisions a teenager can make, the next one is whether to go to Heathers The Musical on the West End - and if you want the short answer, I say yes!Read full review
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