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Heathers - The Musical - final casting announced

Jamie Muscato

Casting news

FINAL casting has been announced for the European premiere of Heathers – The Musical which runs at The Other Palace from June 9 to August 4, 2018.

Edward Baruwa (Five Guys Named Moe) will play Ram’s Dad, with Jon Boydon (Jersey Boys) as Kurt’s Dad. Making up the ensemble will be Alex James-Hatton, Charlotte Jaconelli, Lauren Drew, Sergio Pasquariello and Olivia Moore.

Previously Posted: Further casting has been announced for the European premiere of Heathers – The Musical which runs at The Other Palace from June 9 to August 4, 2018.

Joining the previously announced Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Sawyer, are the most popular girls in school: Jodie Steele (Chandler), Sophie Isaacs (McNamara) and T’Shan Williams (Duke) – The Heathers, with Jamie Muscato playing the mysterious teen rebel Jason Dean (JD).

They will be joined by Chris Chung (Kurt Kelly), Dominic Anderson (Ram Sweeney), Jenny O’Leary (Martha Dunnstock) and Rebecca Lock (Mrs Flemming), with final casting to be announced in due course.

To celebrate the new classmates, extra tickets have been released with new seats available at all price bands.

Jamie Muscato’s (pictured top) stage credits include Story Edward in Big Fish (The Other Palace), Ben in Lazarus (King’s Cross Theatre), George Jacob Walters in A Subject of Scandal and Concern (Finborough Theatre), Jake in Stay Away (Vault Festival), Joe in Bend it Like Beckham (Phoenix Theatre), Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Welsh National Opera) and Eddir Birdlace in Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse). His screen credits include Rory Storm in Cilla (ITV).

Jodie Steele’s stage credits include Lachesis in Myth (The Other Palace), Elphaba in Wicked (UK and International Tour), Pickles in The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Waterloo East Theatre), Ensemble in War of the Worlds (Dominion Theatre), Soul Girl in Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Tour), Carmen Diaz in Fame (UK Tour), Ensemble in Miracle on 34th Street (UK Tour), Ivy in Bare The Rock Opera (Greenwich Theatre), Mimi in Rent (Tabard Theatre) and Young Sally in Follies (Yvonne Arnaud).

T’Shan Williams’ (pictured below) stage credits include Radio 1 in Caroline or Change (Hampstead Theatre), Understudy Sarah Brown in Guys & Dolls (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester), Squeak in The Color Purple: In Concert (Cadogan Hall), Queen in The Life (Southwark Playhouse), where she won the Off West End Award for ‘Best Female Performance in a Musical’, The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre), Understudy Lorraine in Love Me Tender (UK Tour) and Stax Sister in The Blues Brothers (Arts Theatre.) She has also appeared on screen as Miss Ramon in Elle (Good Gal Films).

Sophie Isaacs’ stage credits include Janet in The Rocky Horror Show (European Tour), Frenchy in Grease (Leicester Curve), Cover Lauren in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre), Sandra Beaumont in Made In Dagenham (Adelphi Theatre), Fairy Willow Web in Robin Hood (Cambridge Theatre), Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray (Kuala Lampur ad Singapore), Margot in Legally Blonde The Musical (UK Tour), Beauty in Sleeping Beauty (Richmond Theatre), Joanne in Gospell (Union Theatre) and Toffee in Zombie Prom (Landor Theatre).

Her workshops include Heather McNamara in Heathers, Ellie in Waterbabies and Miss Atomic Bomb. Isaacs has also appeared on screen in Children in Need (2015 and 2016), Sunday Night at the London Palladium (2016), Hollyoaks and Little Grey Fergie.

T'Shan Williams

Jenny O’Leary’s stage credits include Martha in The Secret Garden (The Barn Theatre), Ensemble in Rent (UK Tour), Debbie in Groundhog Day (Old Vic Theatre), Ensemble in Shrek (UK Tour), Ensemble in Les Misérables (Queens Theatre), Princess Winifred in Once Upon a Mattress (Union Theatre), Ensemble in Our House The Musical (Savoy Theatre) and Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray (Aberystwyth Arts Center). Her workshops include Groundhog Day and Lia’s Guide to Winning The Lottery. She has also appeared on TV in Casualty.

Dominic Andersen’s stage credits include Rocky in The Rocky Horror Show (Playhouse Theatre/UK Tour) and Rum Rum Tugger in Cats (Really Useful Group). His screen credits include The Keith Lemon Show, Humans and Introducing Lucy.

Chris Chung’s stage credits include Here Lies Love (National Theatre) and Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis (Bolton Octagon/Hull Truck Theatre). His screen credits include Waterloo Road, Doctors, Neighbours and The Night Bus.

Rebecca Lock’s numerous stage credits include Cheryl Gillan MP in Committee (Donmar Warehouse), Mrs Banks in Mary Poppins (International Tour), Rosie in Mamma Mia! (Novello Theatre), Carlotta Giudicelli in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Kate Monster/Lucy the Slut in Avenue Q (Noel Coward Theatre), Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre), Jellylorum in Cats (New London Theatre), Oh! What a Lovely War (National Theatre), Bertrande De Rols in Martin Guerre (Prince Edward Theatre) and Guest Soloist in 30th Anniversary of Side by Side by Sondheim (Novello Theatre).

Her workshops include Bonnie and Clyde, Heathers, Flowers for Mrs Harris, The Dancing Years, Pride and Prejudice, The Count of Monte Cristo, Il Postino and Mamma Mia!

Heathers is based on one of the greatest teen films of all time, the 1988 classic starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater.

A limited number of £21 tickets for those under the age of 21 will be available at every performance. For more information please visit The Other Palace’s website.

Read more about Heathers – The Musical.