A one-off performance of Heathers the Musical in the West End will invite audiences to sing-a-long with the cast, ahead of the release of an original London cast recording. Starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, the musical opened in the West End earlier this year following workshop performances and a UK premiere at The Other Palace. It tells the story of Veronica, a high schooler who becomes part of the popular clique, and how her life changes when she is introduced to the new boy in town JD.
Given its colourful design and glittery pop soundtrack, you’d be forgiven for thinking Heathers is a light-hearted coming-of-age, high school comedy, but it’s bloody dark: murder and suicide, bulimia and bullying dominate the Westerberg campus. Based on the ‘80s Winona Ryder film, this musical offering has earned a cult following over the years on the back of its zany humour and infectious... Read more