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Heathers: The Musical - Off-Broadway

A new musical based on the cult hit film.

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Totally Heathers Takeover! Four Ways to Get Your Slushie Fix Before The Show Closes

Totally Heathers Takeover! Four Ways to Get Your Slushie Fix Before The Show Closes

School’s out for Heathers—the zany musical take on the '80s cult movie concludes its off-Broadway run August 4. But before you chug a big cup of Draino in protest (uh, just kidding, don’t ever do that), there are still four more ways to worship at the altar of Heather, Heather, Heather and Veronica before the musical closes. Ready for an ...

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The End of the Croquet Game: Heathers Will Shutter Off-Broadway

The End of the Croquet Game: Heathers Will Shutter Off-Broadway

You've not got long to take in the pâté and slushies on offer at New World Stages. After some recent backstage drama, Heathers, the off-Broadway musical based on the 1988 classic cult film, will shutter on August 4. At time of closing, the tuner will have played 17 previews and 145 regular performances. The show currently stars Charissa Hogeland as ...

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Heathers Finds Its Newest Veronica in Charissa Hogeland After Original Star Barrett Wilbert Weed's Departure

Heathers Finds Its Newest Veronica in Charissa Hogeland After Original Star Barrett Wilbert Weed's Departure

Charissa Hogeland, original Heathers ensemble member and understudy for Veronica, officially assumes the role full-time at off-Broadway’s New World Stages beginning July 8. The announcement follows the news that the show’s original star, Barrett Wilbert Weed, has abruptly left the musical. A spokesperson commented that Weed has departed the production “to pursue other opportunities.”

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What's Her Damage? Barrett Wilbert Weed Abruptly Departs Heathers Off-Broadway

What's Her Damage? Barrett Wilbert Weed Abruptly Departs Heathers Off-Broadway

Maybe she'd just had enough of croquet, pâté and slushies? Broadway.com has confirmed that Barrett Wilbert Weed, who was starring as Veronica in Heathers, the musical based on the 1988 cult classic film, has suddenly departed the off-Broadway production. No word yet on why she left the tuner or who her replacement is. Charissa Hogeland and Cait Fairbanks understudy ...

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Watch Why Alice J. Lee Traded in Her Heather's Croquet Mallet for Gaga

Watch Why Alice J. Lee Traded in Her Heather's Croquet Mallet for Gaga

This Heather’s got a new candy store! Alice Lee, who recently departed the hit off-Broadway production of Heathers at New World Stages, has just competed on the new ABC series Rising Star. The singing competition show takes place live as viewers vote in real time during performances. In this clip, Lee chats with host Josh Groban about her musical theater ...

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Greetings & Salutations! Dave Thomas Brown & Kristolyn Lloyd Join Heathers Off-Broadway

Greetings & Salutations! Dave Thomas Brown & Kristolyn Lloyd Join Heathers Off-Broadway

Westerberg High has some new faces you better look out for. Dave Thomas Brown and Kristolyn Lloyd join the cast of the hit off-Broadway musical Heathers at New World Stages on June 9. Brown steps in as J.D., a role originated by Ryan McCartan, and Kristolyn Lloyd assumes the role of Heather Duke, replacing Alice Lee.

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How Very! Hit Off-Broadway Musical Heathers Welcomes Dave Thomas Brown & Kristolyn Lloyd to the Cast

How Very! Hit Off-Broadway Musical Heathers Welcomes Dave Thomas Brown & Kristolyn Lloyd to the Cast

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 ...

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Slushies! Chainsaws! Heathers Composers Kevin Murphy & Laurence O’Keefe GIF Their Must-Musicalize Movie Moments

Slushies! Chainsaws! Heathers Composers Kevin Murphy & Laurence O’Keefe GIF Their Must-Musicalize Movie Moments

From “What’s your damage?” to the old favorite “F*ck me gently with a chainsaw,” Heathers has no shortage of quotable moments—we find excuses to work “very” into a conversation on a daily basis, don’t you? So when composers Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe teamed up to adapt the 1988 film into an off-Broadway musical, they had a ...

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Exclusive Photos! The Very Stars of Heathers Ditch School to Record a Cast Album

Exclusive Photos! The Very Stars of Heathers Ditch School to Record a Cast Album
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Step into the recording studio with the cast of Heathers: The Musical! Check out exclusive photos of Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan and the stars of the hit musical recording their cast album on April 15, 2014 at MSR Studios.

A Trio of Heathers Stars on Getting in Touch with Their Inner Bitch

A Trio of Heathers Stars on Getting in Touch with Their Inner Bitch

Elle McLemore, Jessica Keenan Wynn and Alice Lee of Heathers The Musical on bringing this '80s cult classic to life on stage.

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So Very! Heathers: The Musical Will Record Cast Album

So Very! Heathers: The Musical Will Record Cast Album

Put down your pâté! The cast of the off-Broadway hit Heathers will record a cast album on April 15 and 16. The recording of the Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy musical, released by Yellow Sound Label, will be available in stores on June 17 following a digital release on iTunes on a date to be announced. The musical is currently ...

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Meet Ryan McCartan! The Heathers Star on His Transformation From Disney Dream Date to Serial Killer

Meet Ryan McCartan! The Heathers Star on His Transformation From Disney Dream Date to Serial Killer

Age: 20

Hometown: Excelsior, MN

Current Role: An off-Broadway debut as bad boy J.D. (a role made famous by Christian Slater in the 1988 movie), who convinces his girlfriend Veronica to knock off the popular kids in Heathers.

Stage & Screen Cred: Winner of the 2011 National High School Musical Theater “Jimmy” Awards; appears on the Disney Channel hit ...

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Christian Slater Went to Heathers and Totally Fought the Urge to Run Up and Play J.D.!

Christian Slater Went to Heathers and Totally Fought the Urge to Run Up and Play J.D.!

Heathers film star Christian Slater stepped in as a co-host on The Today Show April 3 and mentioned that he had just caught a performance of the off-Broadway tuner based on the cult movie. What did he think? He admitted that it was weird “seeing another guy up there in the black jacket, playing that part. There were parts of ...

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Christian Slater Goes Back to High School! The Heathers Film Star Meets the Musical's Queens of Mean

Christian Slater Goes Back to High School! The Heathers Film Star Meets the Musical's Queens of Mean
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Heathers film star Christian Slater stopped by to meet Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan and the stars of the new musical adaptation of the hit 1989 cult classic on April 2 at New World Stages. Click to see exclusive photos of the cast hanging out with the original J.D.!

Big Fun on Opening Night of Heathers: The Musical! See the Cast’s Awesome Party Pics

Big Fun on Opening Night of Heathers: The Musical! See the Cast’s Awesome Party Pics
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Grab your croquet mallet and your Corn Nuts, because you’re invited to the opening night of Heathers! Check out photos from the new off-Broadway musical's opening night bash on March 31 at New World Stages.

Greetings & Salutations! You a Heather? Killer Heathers Musical Opens Off-Broadway

Greetings & Salutations! You a Heather? Killer Heathers Musical Opens Off-Broadway

What’s your damage? If it’s belting, murder and sex scenes, you might want to stay clear of New World Stages. Heathers, the musical based on the 1988 cult classic film, celebrates its opening night on March 31. The production is directed by Andy Fickman and features music, lyrics and a book by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy.

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These Pics Are So Very! Go to Prom (or Hell) with the Mean Girls of Heathers: The Musical

These Pics Are So Very! Go to Prom (or Hell) with the Mean Girls of Heathers: The Musical
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Check out new production shots of Barrett Wilbert Weed and the cast of Heathers: The Musical, opening March 31, 2014 at off-Broadway's New World Stages!

Heathers Star Barrett Wilbert Weed on Getting Bullied, Getting Bloody & Her Spring Awakening-Style Sex Scene

Heathers Star Barrett Wilbert Weed on Getting Bullied, Getting Bloody & Her Spring Awakening-Style Sex Scene

Barrett Wilbert Weed is relatively new to the New York theater scene, but when she makes her first entrance in Heathers: The Musical at off-Broadway’s New World Stages, she’s met with deafening cheers and applause. That’s because the Lysistrata Jones and Bare alum is tackling the iconic role of Veronica Sawyer, made famous by Winona Ryder in the cult ‘80s ...

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The Heathers Are Here! Heathers: The Musical Begins Performances Off-Broadway

The Heathers Are Here! Heathers: The Musical Begins Performances Off-Broadway

Get ready because the Heathers have arrived off-Broadway! The new musical, featuring a book, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy, begins performance at New World Stages on March 15. Directed by Andy Fickman, Heathers will open on March 31. 

In Heathers, Westerberg High is terrorized by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather and Heather, the hottest ...

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Strip Croquet, Anyone? Check Out This Very Poster For Off-Broadway's Heathers: The Musical

Strip Croquet, Anyone? Check Out This Very Poster For Off-Broadway's Heathers: The Musical

There’s only five days left until the Heathers rule the cafeteria at New World Stages, and we’ve got a sneak peek at this awesome (or should we say…very) new poster for the wacky new musical comedy. Based on the 1988 cult classic, the new off-Broadway tuner by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy is just as irreverent and zany as the ...

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Heathers Returns! Meet the Queens of Mean & Get a Glimpse of the New Musical in Rehearsal

Heathers Returns! Meet the Queens of Mean & Get a Glimpse of the New Musical in Rehearsal

Heathers the Musical will rule the hallways at New World Stages beginning March 15! Broadway.com got a sneak peek of the new musical adaptation in rehearsal. It's very.

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Meet Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan & the Cast of Heathers in Rehearsal

Meet Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan & the Cast of Heathers in Rehearsal
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The cast of Heathers meets the press on February 19, 2014 at the Snapple Theater Center. See the musical adaptation off-Broadway beginning March 15 at New World Stages!

It'll Be Very! Full Cast Announced for Heathers the Musical Off-Broadway

It'll Be Very! Full Cast Announced for Heathers the Musical Off-Broadway

Are we going to prom or hell? Off-Broadway, actually! Heathers the Musical, featuring a book, music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy, has found its clique. Barrett Wilbert Weed and Ryan McCartan will reprise their roles from the Los Angeles premiere and star as Veronica and J.D. respectively, in the new adaptation of the cult film ...

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Your Turn, Heather! Tickets Now Available for the Off-Broadway Premiere of Heathers the Musical

Your Turn, Heather! Tickets Now Available for the Off-Broadway Premiere of Heathers the Musical

Tickets are now on sale for Heathers the Musical. The musical adaptation of the cult film features a book, music and lyrics by Tony nominee Laurence O’Keefe (Legally Blonde) and Emmy winner Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness). Heathers the Musical will begin performances March 15 at New World World Stages, with opening night is set for March 31.

The new production ...

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What’s Your Damage?! Heathers: The Musical to Slay Off-Broadway’s New World Stages This Spring

What’s Your Damage?! Heathers: The Musical to Slay Off-Broadway’s New World Stages This Spring

We’re about to go to the prom…or to hell. After a sold-out run in Los Angeles, Heathers: the Musical will be causing all sorts of damage at off-Broadway’s New World Stages this spring. The musical adaptation of the bloody ‘80s flick will begin performances March 15, 2014, with opening night set for March 31. Casting has not yet been announced ...

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