Following the recent announcement that Heathers The Musical is to reopen The Other Palace under the venue's new ownership, casting for the production has been announced. Performances of Heathers The Musical will be at The Other Palace from November 25th.
making her debut in the West End in the role of Veronica Sawyer will be Ailsa Davidson — a role which was originally taken in London by Carrie Hope Fletcher. Freddie King also makes his West End debut and will play JD.
The 'Heathers' in the show will be led by Emma Kingston in the role of Heather Chandler, who returns to the West End having previously appeared in productions such as 'In The Heights' and 'Evita'. Another West End debutant will be Inez Budd who will play 'Heather Duke', with Teleri Hughes taking the role of 'Heather McNamara', having previously been the understudy for the role during the show's recent season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
The rest of the cast will feature Vicki Lee Taylor who will play 'Mrs. Fleming' / Veronica's Mum, Lizzie Bea as 'Martha Dunnstock', Tom Scanlon as 'Ram Sweeney', George Maddison as 'Kurt Kelly', and Kieran Brown as 'Coach Ripper'/Ram's Dad, Iván Fernández González, Kayleigh McKnight., Jacob Fowler, Eliza Waters, Mary-Jean Caldwell, Jordan Cunningham, and Hannah Lowther The final members of the cast will be announced in due course.
Based on the 1980s movie of the same name, Heathers follows the fortunes of school girl Veronica Sawyer as she attempts to fit in and join the 'cool' crowd. Heathers The Musical first opened in the capital at The Other Palace in 2018 and has since enjoyed two seasons in the West End at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Heathers The Musical is by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe and is directed by Andy Fickman. Choreography for the production is by Gary Lloyd, scenic design by David Shields, sound design by Dan Samson, and lighting design by Ben Cracknell.
Performances of Heathers The Musical will be at The Other Palace from November 25th.