Heathers The Musical (High School Edition)

Heathers The Musical (High School Edition)

by: Laurence O'Keefe, Kevin Murphy

by: Laurence O'Keefe, Kevin Murphy

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Heathers The Musical (High School Edition)

Heathers The Musical (High School Edition)

by: Laurence O'Keefe, Kevin Murphy

by: Laurence O'Keefe, Kevin Murphy

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Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously handsome new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and kiss Heather’s aerobicized butt... but J.D. has another plan for that bullet.

Brought to you by the award-winning creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, Desperate Housewives), Laurence O’Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde) and director Andy Fickman (Reefer Madness, She’s the Man), Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is a hilarious, heartfelt and homicidal new show based on the greatest teen comedy of all time. 

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Changes made to the High School Edition

(1) Removal of curse words as well as onstage smoking, drinking and R-rated sexual scenes (note: there are still PG-13 sexual scenes).
(2) Replace “Blue” with “You're Welcome,” a new song created by the authors that gives Veronica more of a feature role.
(3) Changes to lyrics and stage directions of “Big Fun” to remove drinking and recreational drug use.
(4) Changes to lyrics and stage directions of “Dead Girl Walking” to remove R-rated sexual scenes.




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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Cast Attributes: Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Roles for Teens, Flexible casting, Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Laurence O'Keefe

Larry was a producer of the original LA and NY productions of Heathers (Drama Desk nom for music). With his wife Nell Benjamin, he won the Olivier Award (London’s Tony) for co-writing Legally Blonde: The Musical, which ran 2 1/2 years on the West End and has toured the UK. Blonde received seven Tony Award nominations, ...

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Kevin Murphy

Kevin was a producer of the original LA and NY productions of Heathers (Drama Desk nom for music). He also provided lyrics and co-wrote the book for the stage musical Reefer Madness and was a producer on both the original Los Angeles and Off-Broadway productions. Reefer swept the three major Los Angeles theatre awards ...

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