Actress Carrie Hope Fletcher will star in a new production of Heathers the Musical in London this summer. Heathers is a musical adaptation of the cult 1988 film which starred Christian Slater and Winona Ryder, and is about a group of high school girls: Veronica, and her three friends each named Heather. They’re the most popular girls in school, but Veronica decides she’s had enough of the Heathers and wants to return to her old, geeky friends. Heathers the Musical will run at The Other Palace from 9th June to 4th August. Tickets are on sale now.
Heathers The Musical Tickets
The Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy musical adaptation of Heathers received five workshop performances in London at The Other Palace in summer 2017. It will now recieve a full production at The Other Palace from 9th June to 4th August 2018 starring West End sensation Carrie Hope Fletcher.
Heathers: the Musical premiered Off-Broadway in 2014 and is based on the 1988 film of the same name which is about a group four teenage girls – three of whom share the first name Heather - at high school in Ohio. Veronica, the fourth friend, has had enough and longs to return to her old life and geeky friends. The film starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, and gained cult status.
Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Veronica in the musical. Her previous stage credits include Éponine in Les Miserables, Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family, and Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. She has also just released her debut album, When the Curtain Falls, and has had a number of best-selling books and boasts over 640,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.
The musical version was adapted by O’Keefe (Legally Blonde) and Murphy (Reefer Madness), and features songs such as “Prom of Hell?”, “Beautiful” and “Our Love is God”. It got its UK premiere with five workshop performances at The Other Palace, with a cast that included Charlotte Wakefield, Jamie Muscato and Sophie Isaacs.