The hilarious film to stage musical
Hilarious, irreverent and full of heart, But I’m a Cheerleader: The Musical is a quirky coming-of-age comedy about sexual awakening and self-realization. Based on the cult hit movie directed Jamie Babbit and with a screenplay by Brian Wayne Peterson, this musical stage adaptation has book and lyrics by Bill Augustin, music by Andrew Abrams and direction by Tania Azevedo.
But I’m a Cheerleader runs until 27 November 2022 at the Turbine Theatre.
What is But I’m A Cheerleader about?
But I’m A Cheerleader: The Musical is the story of Megan, an all-American high school cheerleader who has the perfect life.
That is, until she finds out her friends and family suspect her of being a lesbian and send her packing to ‘True Directions,’ a rehabilitation camp to set her straight. It is at this camp, under the strict tutelage of headmistress Mary Brown that Megan meets Graham, a sexy tomboy who shows her exactly what her ‘true direction’ is.
Who is in the cast of But I’m A Cheerleader?
The cast for But I’m a Cheerleader stars Jessica Aubrey (Bedknobs and Broomsticks) as Megan, and Megan Hill (The Wedding Singer, Maria Friedman and Friends – Legacy) as Graham.
Other cast includes Hear’Say’s Noel Sullivan (How To Survive an Apocalypse) as Mike, Louis Amir Hook (Here Comes Santa Claus) as Jalal and will cover Mike, Kenneth Avery-Clark (Violet) as Dad/Larry, Inez Budd (Heathers) as Sinead, Georgina Hagen (Heathers) as Mary Brown, Freddie Love (Crash Course) as Mom/Lloyd and will cover Mary Brown, Michael Mather (Jet Set Go) as Jared/Rock, Patrick Munday (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) as Dolph, Julian Quijano (The 12 Tenors) as André, Ash Weir (Dr Who: Time Fracture) as Kimberly/Hilary, Ciaran Spencer, and Josie Kemp (Les Misérables) as the Super Cheerleaders.
But I’m a Cheerleader has a book and lyrics by Bill Augustin, music by Andrew Abrams, and direction by Tania Azevedo.
Reviews of But I'm A Cheerleader: The Musical"Bright, entertaining comedy-musical" - The Guardian
"Undeniably fun" - Evening Standard
“Quirky, cracking comedy ”- The Stage
"Wonderfully camp" - Gay Times
Matinees: Saturday, Sunday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Venue InformationTurbine Theatre, Arches Lane, Circus West Village, London, SW11 8AB
Nearest Tube or Train: Battersea Power Station (Underground), Battersea Park (rail station)
Nearest Buses: 44, 137, 452