The Heathers are here and they mean business in the UK premiere of Heathers – The Musical from 9 June to 4 August 2018. Oh, and did you fancy seeing the cast’s old high school pictures, then go no further…
Jodie Steele (Chandler), Sophie Isaacs (McNamara) and T’Shan Williams (Duke) – The Heathers, with Jamie Muscato as Jason Dean (JD), join Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Sawyer. Also in the cast are Chris Chung (Kurt Kelly), Dominic Anderson (Ram Sweeney), Jenny O’Leary (Martha Dunnstock) and Rebecca Lock (
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…
Laurence O’Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy) and Kevin Murphy’s (Reefer Madness, Desperate Housewives) musical adaptation is based on the 1988 teen film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. The show had successful runs in Los Angeles and New York.
Following a 2017 workshop, the musical returns with new songs, new material and new classmates and produced by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor Mills. The creative team is led by director Andy Fickman with choreographer Gary Lloyd, designer David Shields, lighting designer Ben Cracknell and sound designer Dan Samson.
Sophie Isaacs (Heather McNamara). Stage credits include Janet in The Rocky Horror Show (European Tour), Frenchy in Grease (Leicester Curve), Cover Lauren in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre), Sandra Beaumont in Made In Dagenham (Adelphi Theatre), Fairy Willow Web in Robin Hood (Cambridge Theatre), Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray (Kuala Lampur & Singapore), Margot in Legally Blonde The Musical (UK Tour), Beauty in Sleeping Beauty (Richmond Theatre), Joanne in Godspell (Union Theatre) and Toffee in Zombie Prom (Landor Theatre).
T’Shan Williams (Heather Duke). Stage credits include Radio 1 in Caroline or Change (Hampstead Theatre), Understudy Sarah Brown in Guys & Dolls (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester), Squeak in The Color Purple: In Concert (Cadogan Hall), Queen in The Life (Southwark Playhouse), The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre), Understudy Lorraine in Love Me Tender (UK Tour) and Stax Sister in The Blues Brothers (Arts Theatre).
Jodie Steele (Heather Chandler).Stage credits include Lachesis in Myth (The Other Palace), Elphaba in Wicked (UK and International Tour), Pickles in The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Waterloo East Theatre), Ensemble in War of the Worlds (Dominion Theatre), Soul Girl in Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Tour), Carmen Diaz in Fame (UK Tour), Ensemble in Miracle on 34th Street (UK Tour), Ivy in Bare The Rock Opera (Greenwich Theatre), Mimi in Rent (The Tabard Theatre) and Young Sally in Follies (Yvonne Arnaud).
Jamie Muscato (JD). Stage credits include Story Edward in Big Fish (The Other Palace), Ben in Lazarus (King’s Cross Theatre), George Jacob Walters in A Subject of Scandal and Concern (Finborough Theatre), Jake in Stay Away (Vault Festival), Joe in Bend it Like Beckham (Phoenix Theatre), Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Welsh National Opera) and Eddie Birdlace in Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse).