Last Updated on 7th August 2023
Heathers the Musical has announced that it is to close at The Other Palace, London on 3 September 2023.
Heathers the Musical is to finish its record-breaking run at The Other Palace Theatre on 3rd September 2023.
Produced by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills, the musical started its UK journey with a cult following and was a box office record-breaker at The Other Palace in 2018, before transferring to the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a limited season later that year, going on to win the WhatsOnStage award for Best New Musical 2019. The production then returned to the Haymarket and played a hugely successful summer season 2021, kick-starting the West End’s pandemic recovery, before returning back to its original home to reopen The Other Palace.
Heathers the Musical stars Miracle Chance (Be More Chill), as Veronica Sawyer, George Renshaw (South Pacific) as Jason ‘J.D’ Dean, Olivia Barnett-Legh, who made her professional debut as the formidable Heather Chandler, Kia-Paris Walcott (But I’m A Cheerleader) as Heather Duke, and Katharine Pearson (Back To The Future) as Heather McNamara.
The 2023 graduating class of Westerberg is completed with Katie Ramshaw (Roger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella) as Martha Dunnstock, Seb Harwood (Eugenius!) as Kurt Kelly, Cristian Zaccarini (Grease) as Ram Sweeney, Rachel Breeze (La Boheme) as Ms Fleming, Alexander McMorran (Come From Away) as Ram’s Dad/Big Bud Dean/Coach, Alexander Service (Little Women) 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, Kaine Ruddach (Mamma Mia!) as Preppy Stud, and Lewis Asquith (Heathers) as Hipster Dork.
Heathers the Musical has book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe, Heathers the Musical is based on one of the greatest cult teen films of all time, and starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. The production is directed by Andy Fickman, with choreography by Thriller Live‘s Gary Lloyd, designs by David Shields, lighting by Ben Cracknell, sound by Dan Samson, the assistant choreographer is Christopher Parkinson.
The hugely popular Heathers UK and Ireland Tour will be continuing into the autumn and will finish at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 28 October 2023.