Heathers The Musical at the Other Palace in London has announced a new cast for the hit show.
Erin Caldwell (Pretty Woman The Musical) is joining the show on 6 September 2022 as high school geek Veronica Sawyer, and Nathanael Landskroner (Waitress , Back to the Future) is coming in to play dark and moody teen Jason ‘J.D’ Dean.
Maddison Firth (Six The Musical) as Heather Chandler, Vivian Panka (9 to 5 The Musical) as Heather Duke and Jasmine Beel (Avenue Q) as Heather McNamara are continuing in their roles.
The wider cast includes Ashleigh Harvey (Ms Fleming/Veronica’s Mom), Lydia Eliza Roberts (Martha Dunnstock), Tobias Turley (Kurt Kelly), Brandon Gale (Ram Sweeney), Stuart Turner (Ram’s Dad, Veronica’s Dad, Principal Gowan), Ryan Bennett (Kurt’s Dad, Big Bud Dean, Coach Ripper), Elliot David Parkes(Beleaguered geek/ U/S Jason J.D Dean), May Tether (Drama Club Drama Queen/U/S Veronica Sawyer), Lewis Asquith (Hipster Dork / Officer /U/S Kurt’s Dad, Kurt Kelly, Coach, Ripper, Big Bud Dean, Principal Gowan, Veronica’s Dad), Georgia Gagen (New Wave Party Girl / U/S Heather Chandler, Heather McNamara), Amonik Melaco (Preppy Stud / Officer /U/S: Ram Sweeney), Bayley Hart (Stoner Chick / U/S Ms. Fleming / Veronica’s Mom, Martha Dunnstock), Eleanor Morrison-Halliday (Young Republicanette) / U/S Heather Duke) and Billie Bowman (Midwestern Surf Punk / U/S Heather Chandler, Heather McNamara, Heather Duke).
The casting news comes on the day that Heathers held its first Heathers Big Fan Day, today 1 September 2022, with fans taking part in scheduled choreography and vocal workshops on the Westerburg High stage, attending multiple Q&As with the cast and creatives, and more.
Heathers the Musical is now booking to 19 February 2023.
The show is getting a TV release later this month, with fans in the US and Canada able to stream a taped recording of the live show on Roku from 16 September 2022.
The show is produced by theatre and film producer Bill Kenwright (Blood Brothers) and artistic director of The Other Palace and the Turbine Theatre, Paul Taylor-Mills.
Heathers The Musical started at the The Other Palace in 2018, before two stints at the Theatre Royal Haymarket later that year and in 2022, before heading back to The Other Palace. The show also scooped the WhatsOnStage award for Best New Musical 2019.
The show boasts a book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe, based on the cult teen movie starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. This production is directed by Andy Fickman, with choreography by Thriller Live’s Gary Lloyd, designs byDavid Shields, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound by Dan Samson.