Heather's: The Musical

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Date: October 11, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Hilberry Theatre | Map
4743 Cass
Detroit, MI 48201
Category: Student Activity



OCTOBER 11 TO 27, 2019

Underground at the Hilberry
Book, Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy
Based on the film written by Daniel Waters
Heathers: The Musical was originally directed Off-Broadway by Andy Fickman and choreographer by Marguerite Derricks.

Artwork designed by AKA NYC © 2012 AKA NYC
The Underground at the Hilberry is accessible by stairs. If you have a mobility concern, please call the box office (313-577-2972) 24 hours in advance so we can assist you.

Heathers the Musical is a dark and delicious story based on the 1988 cult film classic film which starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. In the musical, Veronica Sawyer is a brainy teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers — three ultra-rich and ultra-popular girls who rule the school through fear and intimidation. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously sexy new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and suck up to the Supreme Queen of the click… 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 Andy Fickman (Reefer Madness, She’s the Man), Heathers The Musical is a hilarious, heartfelt, and — dare we say, homicidal —musical based on one of the most popular teen comedies of all time. With its moving love story, laugh-out-loud comedy, and unflinching look at the joys and anguish of high school, Heathers asks, are you in, or are you out?


“A rowdy guilty pleasure.” — The New York Times
“Ingenious, naughty and very funny. Heathers still cliques.” — New York Post
“Cue the corn nuts — and much-deserved applause. HOW VERY.” — NY Daily News
Heathers The Musical should score with just about everyone.” — Variety


This production contains adult humor, simulated acts of violence, and sexual explicitness.

There is NO LATE SEATING. Out of respect for the audience and the production, patrons arriving after the performance begins will not be admitted.


Department of Theatre and Dance
(313) 577-3508




Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students

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