Lead casting has been announced for Heathers The Musical which returns to The Other Palace Theatre in London later this month.
Ailsa Davidson will star as as high school geek Veronica Sawyer with Freddie King cast as the dark and moody teen, Jason ‘J.D’ Dean.
In the eponymous roles of ‘The Heathers’ are cast members Emma Kingston as Heather Chandler, Inez Budd as Heather Duke and Teleri Hughes as Heather McNamara (who previously understudied the role at the Theatre Royal Haymarket earlier this year).
They are joined by Vicki Lee Taylor (Ms Fleming/Veronica’s Mom), Lizzie Bea (Martha Dunnstock), George Maddison (Kurt Kelly), Tom Scanlon (Ram Sweeney), Kieran Brown (Ram’s Dad/Coach Ripper), Jacob Fowler(Ensemble U/S Jason J.D Dean, Beleaguered geek), Jordan Cunningham (ensemble/U/S Kurt Kelly & Kurt’s dad/hipster dork/officer), Iván Fernández González (Ensemble/U/S Ram Sweeney/Preppy Stud/Officer), Eliza Waters (Ensemble/U/S Heather Duke/Young Republicanette), Mary-Jean Caldwell (Ensemble/U/S Martha Dunnstock/Mrs Fleming/Veronica’s mom/Stoner Chick), Hannah Lowther (Ensemble/U/S Heather Chandler & Heather McNamara/New Wave Party Girl) and Kayleigh McKnight (Ensemble/U/S Veronica Sawyer/Drama Club Drama Queen).
The wickedly funny, teen rock musical returns to its original home at The Other Palace on 25 November 2022, following two successful runs at the The Theatre Royal Haymarket and a national tour.
Directed by Andy Fickman, and with book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe, Heathers The Musical takes an unflinching look at the joys and anguish of high school. The show is based on the 80s teen flick Heathers.
Tickets for Heathers The Musical in London’s West End are now on sale.
Heathers is booking from 25 November 2021 until 20 February 2022 at The Other Palace.