Heathers The Musical celebrated its 500th performance at The Other Palace theatre in London last night.
Cast and crew were on hand to eat a special 500th performance cake – which from the pictures looks light and fluffy.
The fan favourite show recently extended its booking period to 3 September 2023 and welcomed new cast members to the show.
The current cast includes Miracle Chance (Be More Chill), as Veronica Sawyer; Ellis Kirk (Dear Evan Hansen) as Jason ‘J.D’ Dean; Olivia Barnett-Legh as Heather Chandler; Kia Paris Walcott (Millennials) as Heather Duke; and Katharine Pearson (Back To The Future) as Heather McNamara.
Other cast include Katie Ramshaw (Roger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella) as Martha Dunnstock, Will Breckin (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat) as Kurt Kelly, Cristian Zaccarini(Grease) as Ram Sweeney, Rachel Breeze (La Boheme) as Ms Fleming, Alexander McMorran (Little Women) as Ram’s Dad/Big Bud Dean/Coach, Alexander Service (Come From Away) as Kurt’s Dad/Veronica’s Dad/Principal with Elliot David Parkes (Heathers) as Beleaguered Geek, Megan Hill (But I’m A Cheerleader) as Midwestern Surfer Punk, Georgia Anderson (Hairspray) as New Wave Party Girl, Sophie Hutchinson (The Addams Family) as Drama Club Drama Queen, Georgia Iudica-Davies (The Book of Mormon) as Young Republicanette, Bibi Jay (Betty Blue Eyes) as Stoner Chick, Lewis Asquith (Heathers) as Hipster Dork and Kaine Ruddach (Mamma Mia!) as Preppy Stud.
The show boasts a book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe, based on the cult movie starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater.
Heathers is directed by Andy Fickman, with choreography by Gary Lloyd, design by David Shields, lighting by Ben Cracknell, sound by Dan Samson, and the assistant choreographer is Chris Parkinson. Resident director is Lewis Asquith (pictured).