Greetings and salutations to two new cast members for the hit off-Broadway show Heathers! Dave Thomas Brown and Kristolyn Lloyd will join the tuner’s cast as JD and Heather Duke respectively on June 9. Ryan McCartan will play his final performance as JD on June 6, while Alice Lee will play her final performance as Heather Duke on June 8. Dan Domenech will step into the role of JD on June 7 and 8.
Brown’s stage credits include Spring Awakening and Shakespeare’s R&J. Lloyd originated the role of Heather Duke in Heathers: The Musical at The Hudson Theatre in Los Angeles. Additional theater credits include Witness Uganda, Hairspray and Rent. She plays the recurring part of Dayzee Leigh Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful.
The musical based on the 1988 cult classic film celebrated its opening night on March 31 at New World Stages. The production is directed by Andy Fickman and features music, lyrics and a book by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy. In Heathers, Westerberg High is terrorized by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But outsider Veronica Sawyer rejects their evil regime for a new boyfriend, the dark sexy stranger J.D., who plans to put the Heathers in their place—six feet under.
The cast currently also includes Barrett Wilbert Weed, Elle McLemore, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Katie Ladner, Jon Eidson, Evan Todd, Tony winner Anthony Crivello, Dan Cooney, Michelle Duffy, Cait Fairbanks, Rachel Flynn, Molly Hager, Charissa Hogeland, AJ Meijer, Matthew Schatz and Dustin Sullivan.