Heathers the Musical reveals new London cast for 2023

New casting has been revealed for Heathers the Musical at The Other Palace in 2023.

The hit musical, based on the cult 1980s movie of the same name, has been running at the London venue since 2021.

Now booking to 3 September 2023, new casting has been revealed for performances from 21 February.

Heathers The Musical cast

Leading the new company will be Miracle Chance (Be More Chill) as Veronica Sawyer and Ellis Kirk (Dear Evan Hansen) as Jason ‘J.D’ Dean.

The titular Heathers will be led by Olivia Barnett-Legh, making her professional debut as Heather Chandler, Kia Paris Walcott (Millennials) as Heather Duke, and Katharine Pearson (Back To The Future) as Heather McNamara.

They’ll be joined 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 and Alexander McMorran (Come From Away) as Kurt’s Dad/Veronica’s Dad/Principal.

Completing the 2023 cast are 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 outgoing cast will play their final performances on 19 February.

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With music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy, Heathers The Musical first premiered as a concert in New York in 2010 before a full production in 2013 in Los Angeles. The show ran off-Broadway in 2023 and made its London premiere in 2018.

The current production is directed by Andy Fickman with choreography by Thriller Live’s Gary Lloyd, designs by David Shields, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound by Dan Samson.

Westerberg High’s Veronica Sawyer is just another nobody dreaming of a better day. But when she joins the beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams of popularity may finally come true. Mysterious teen rebel JD teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it is murder being a somebody…

Meanwhile new tour dates have also been revealed for the show throughout 2023.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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