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Also Credited As: Larry O'Keefe
 
BWW Review: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, Theatre Royal Haymarket Photo BWW Review: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 24, 2021

Before Clueless or Mean Girls came Heathers, a cult 1988 film satirising the explosive consequences of painful social pressures in an American high school. Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy’s award-winning musical version now bounces back into the West End for a 12-week run with a brand new vigour.

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre has announced¬†its 2021-2022 season. The 2021-2022 Season at Metropolis includes a series of popular theater productions: Groovy ‚Äė60s musical revue¬†SHOUT! The Mod Musical¬†(September 16 ‚Äď October 30, 2021); Thought provoking bio-musical¬†Lady Day at Emerson‚Äôs Bar & Grill¬†(January 27 ‚Äď March 12, 2022) and more.

Photo Flash: See Christina Bennington, Jordan Luke Gage & More in the West End Return Photo Photo Flash: See Christina Bennington, Jordan Luke Gage & More in the West End Return of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Greetings, salutations and welcome to the West End 2021 class of Westerberg High.¬†Leading the cast in the highly celebrated return of¬†Heathers the Musical¬†in the West End is¬†Christina Bennington¬†(Bat Out Of Hell) in the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer and¬†Jordan Luke Gage¬†(& Juliet) as the dark and moody teen, Jason ‚ÄúJ.D.‚ÄĚ Dean.¬†

Jo√£o Souto Integra O Elenco Da Nova Temporada De HEATHERS- THE MUSICAL Photo Jo√£o Souto Integra O Elenco Da Nova Temporada De HEATHERS- THE MUSICAL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 21, 2021

Heathers √© um musical emocionante que pulsa a energia dos cora√ß√Ķes adolescentes. Baseado no filme hom√īnimo de Daniel Waters, o musical de Laurence O'Keefe e Kevin Murphy, versionado para o portugu√™s por Rafael Oliveira, se passa em 1989 e conta a hist√≥ria da jovem Veronica Sawyer em seu √ļltimo ano no col√©gio.

VIDEO: Christina Bennington Goes Behind the Scenes at HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: Christina Bennington Goes Behind the Scenes at HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2021

Go behind the scenes with Bennington, as she takes you backstage at the musical, which reopens at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 21 June for a strictly limited 12-week run.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For HEATHERS in the West End Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For HEATHERS in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Leading the cast in the highly celebrated return of¬†Heathers the Musical¬†in the West End is¬†Christina Bennington¬†(Bat Out Of Hell) in the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer and¬†Jordan Luke Gage¬†(& Juliet) as the dark and moody teen, Jason ‚ÄúJ.D.‚ÄĚ Dean.¬†

Auditions Announced For Open Roles In Cue Zero Theatre Company's HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Photo Auditions Announced For Open Roles In Cue Zero Theatre Company's HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

Cue Zero Theatre Company has announced auditions for open roles in their October production of Heathers the Musical. The performance will take place October 22-24th at the Derry Opera House. Some roles have already been cast, as the show was originally scheduled for 2020, but was postponed due to COVID.

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Will Be Performed in Sydney By the The Mitchell Old Company Thi Photo HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Will Be Performed in Sydney By the The Mitchell Old Company This August
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2021

The Mitchell Old Company presents, HEATHERS: The Musical, a high-energy immersive theatre experience. Based on the cult classic film of the same name, this heartfelt, hilarious and provocatively dark comedy will come to Sydney for a strictly limited season in August 2021.

Christina Bennington, Jordan Luke Gage, Jodie Steele, and More Will Lead HEATHERS THE Photo Christina Bennington, Jordan Luke Gage, Jodie Steele, and More Will Lead HEATHERS THE MUSICAL at The Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2021

Leading the cast in the highly celebrated return of Heathers the Musical in the West End is Christina Bennington (Bat Out Of Hell) in the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer and Jordan Luke Gage (& Juliet) as the dark and moody teen, Jason Dean (JD).

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE at Centrestage Youth Theatre Photo BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE at Centrestage Youth Theatre
by Jake La Jeunesse - May 1, 2021

An impressive cast assembled by Centrestage Youth Theatre incited a standing ovation on their final performance of Legally Blonde. Performers displayed a range of nuance and talent worthy of respect. Review by Jake La Jeunesse

The Firehouse Theatre Announces 2021 Season Photo The Firehouse Theatre Announces 2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

The Firehouse Theatre has announced its 2021 Season. With plans to host performances at both indoor and outdoor venues in 2021, the theatre’s new season of musical productions includes Cotton Patch Gospel, Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, In the Heights and more.

Julie Halston, Victoria Clark, Jackie Hoffman and Gale Brewer Join THE MUSICAL OF MUS Photo Julie Halston, Victoria Clark, Jackie Hoffman and Gale Brewer Join THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

The York Theatre Company, in association with Tom D'Angora, Michael D'Angora, and Tim Guinee, has added more of Broadway’s best to the All-Singing, All-Talking, All-Virtual special benefit presentation of the Off-Broadway hit THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)…and More!.

Beth Leavel, Alexandra Billings, Sarah Stiles, Ana Gasteyer and More Join THE MUSICAL Photo Beth Leavel, Alexandra Billings, Sarah Stiles, Ana Gasteyer and More Join THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2021

Sometimes One Musical Star Just Isn't Enough! The York Theatre Company has added more of Broadway’s best to the All-Singing, All-Talking, All-Virtual special benefit presentation of the Off-Broadway hit THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)…and More!.

HEATHERS Will Return to the West End and Launch Tour This Summer Photo HEATHERS Will Return to the West End and Launch Tour This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021

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.

VIDEO: On This Day, October 13 - LEGALLY BLONDE Debuts on MTV! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, October 13 - LEGALLY BLONDE Debuts on MTV!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 13, 2020

'Legally Blonde: The Musical on MTV brought viewers the smash hit from the Great White Way along with backstage access and insight into what it takes to get the curtain up each night. 

Chita Rivera, Laura Benanti, George Salazar, and More Join the Lineup For TheaterWork Photo Chita Rivera, Laura Benanti, George Salazar, and More Join the Lineup For TheaterWorksUSA Fall Benefit
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2020

TheaterWorksUSA has announced more stars joining the lineup of its Connecting the Dots fall benefit.

BWW Previews: October 5th JIM CARUSO'S PAJAMA CAST PARTY Promises A World of Talent Photo BWW Previews: October 5th JIM CARUSO'S PAJAMA CAST PARTY Promises A World of Talent
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 1, 2020

From Broadway to pop, from singers to songwriters, from America to France, Caruso's got the best.

Russo Richardson Productions to Present HEATHERS Online Photo Russo Richardson Productions to Present HEATHERS Online
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 22, 2020

Russo Richardson Productions, an online theater company, is set to present a virtual production of the hit musical Heathers on October 30 and October 31.

Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces 2020-2021 Fellows Class Photo Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces 2020-2021 Fellows Class
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2020

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced the 2020-2021 class of Fellows. The 20-year-old program propels the most promising creative talents to their full potential to help shape the future of theater. This season's class includes six musical theater writers and four playwrights, who were selected from more than 500 applicants.

Broadway Rewind: HEATHERS Gets Ready for a Beautiful Freakin' Run Off-Broadway Photo Broadway Rewind: HEATHERS Gets Ready for a Beautiful Freakin' Run Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 11, 2020

Today we rewind to 2014, when Heathers was getting ready to premiere off-Broadway.  Heathers features music, lyrics and book by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy, and is based on the 1988 film of the same name written by Daniel Waters.

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