It’s been a blast so far - and the fun is set to carry on with a new cast announced for Heathers, now booking right up until 3rd September 2023 at The Other Palace theatre. This is the winner of Best New Musical at the Whatsonstage awards 2019, given four stars by reviewers at the Daily Telegraph, the Independent, Metro, Daily Express, The Stage, Attitude, The Arts Desk, and Broadway World.
Who’s involved in Heathers
This musical has a long back story. A box office record breaker at The Other Palace in 2018, it went on to play at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, won the WhatsOnStage award for Best New Musical 2019, returned to the Haymarket for summer 2021, then came back to its original home, The Other Palace. Here’s who’s involved in the new cast.
- The lead role of prime geek turned popular girl Veronica sawyer is going to be played by Miracle Chance who thrilled us in Be More Chill
- Jason 'J.D' Dean is played by Ellis Kirk of Dear Evan Hansen fame
- The Heathers will be led by Olivia Barnett-Legh, playing her professional debutas scary Heather Chandler
- Kia Paris Walcottfrom Millennials is Heather Duke
- Katharine Pearson of Back To The Future plays Heather McNamara
- The cast is completed by 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 Service (Little Women) as Ram's Dad/Big Bud Dean/Coach, Alexander McMorran (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
- Written by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy
- Directed by Andy Fickman
- Produced by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills
- Choreography by Thriller Live's Gary Lloyd
- Designs by David Shields
- Lighting by Ben Cracknell
- Sound by Dan Samson
- Assistant choreographer Chris Parkinson
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About the Other Palace Theatre
The Other Palace Theatre opened on 18th September 2012 under another name, the St James Theatre, built on the former site of the Westminster Theatre, which was demolished after a serious fire at the venue in 2002. Upcoming shows at the Other Palace Theatre include Luna the Musical in Concert, and Dom the Play.