Heathers the Musical
6 – 14 October, Playhouse Theatre
Based on the 1989 movie of the same title, featuring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater in breakout roles, Heathers has been adapted into a deliciously wicked, irreverent and poignant musical about the the pitfalls of popularity, love, trust and friendship.
Filmed/Edited by MICHAEL WILSON
Heathers The Musical features an all-original rock score by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe and tells the story of Veronica Sawyer, an unpopular teenager at Westerberg High who is befriended and transformed by the school’s most popular trio, the Heathers.
Charming newcomer Jason Dean arrives at the school and instantly makes an impression on Veronica. As their relationship develops, Veronica beginsto realise not all might be as it seems with her new love interest as a series of murders covered as suicides unfold in front of her.
The show tackles topics such as murder, suicide, homophobia, bullying, sexual assault gun violence and mental health. Ultimately, the show exhibits messages of love, respect friendship and acceptance.
Content warning: production contains gunshots and explicit Language
Concession, Student & Child: $39
Matinee tickets all: $39