First Night Takeover: Heathers The Musical at Theatre Royal Haymarket

17 Sep
Author: Staff
Perry O’Bree with Carrie Hope Fletcher (& Lin-Manuel Miranda) at Heathers The Musical’s opening

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the West End gala opening of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, transferring from The Other Palace. Watch our awesome vlogger delving into the Heathers candy store as he catches up with all the stars of the cast at the after-show party – including Carrie Hope Fletcher (who thinks he’s the best!) & grabs a #StageFaves selfie with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. How very…

Greetings and 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…

Laurence O’Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy) and Kevin Murphy’s (Reefer Madness, Desperate Housewives) Heathers The Musical is based on one of the greatest teen films of all time, the 1988 cult classic starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. The musical finally arrived in the UK for its European premiere on 9 June 2018 at The Other Palace, following a rapturous response to its 2017 workshop at the same venue.

Directed by the acclaimed screen and stage director Andy Fickman, with choreography by Gary Lloyd, the show features Carrie Hope Fletcher, reprising her role as Veronica Sawyer, the school’s reigning ‘It Girls’ – The Heathers Jodie Steele (Chandler), T’Shan Williams (Duke) and Sophie Isaacs (McNamara), Jamie Muscato as rebellious transfer student Jason Dean (JD), Chris Chung (Kurt Kelly), Dominic Anderson (Ram Sweeney), Jenny O’Leary (Martha Dunnstock), Rebecca Lock (Ms. Flemming), Jon Boydon (Kurt’s Dad), John Lumsden (Hipster Dork), Merryl Ansah (Drama Cub Drama Queen), Alex James-Hatton (Officer Milner), Charlotte Jaconelli (Stoner Chick), Lauren Drew (New Wave Girl), Olivia Moore (Young Rerepublicanette), Nathan Amzi (Big Bud Dean and Coach Ripper), and Sergio Pasquariello (Officer McCord).

Heathers The Musical runs until at Theatre Royal Haymarket until 24 November 2018. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!

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