George Renshaw to star as JD in Heathers The Musical

There’s a Jason ‘JD’ Dean change up happening at Heathers The Musical at The Other Palace theatre in London.

Ellis Kirk (Dear Evan Hansen) has now finished up at the show, and George Renshaw has stepped in to play JD.

George has previously covered for the role JD, and was recently in the UK tour of Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of South Pacific.

He joins Miracle Chance (Be More Chill) as Veronica Sawyer, along with Olivia Barnett-Legh as Heather Chandler, Kia Paris Walcott (Millennials) as Heather Duke, and Katharine Pearson (Back To The Future) as Heather McNamara.

The cast is completed by Katie Ramshaw (Roger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella) as Martha Dunnstock, Sebastian Harwood (Eugenius!) 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 Gowan with Elliot David Parkes (Heathers) as Beleaguered Geek, Carly Burns (Blood Brothers) 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 and Lewis Asquith (Heathers) as Hipster Dork.

Heathers has a book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe, based on the cult movie, and is directed by Andy Fickman. Other creatives on the show include choreography by Gary Lloyd, designs by David Shields, lighting by Ben Cracknell, sound by Dan Samson, the assistant choreographer is Chris Parkinson.

Andy Fickman – who is also a Hollywood director as well as theatre director – is currently working on new musical Halls – A Development Production at the Turbine Theatre in London.

Also booking at The Other Palace is Scouts! The Musical, which is now running until 9 July 2023; new queer musical Julie: The Musical, playing from 25 July 2023; and The Verge of Forever from 8 August 2023.

Heathers is booking to 3 September 2023 at The Other Palace.

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