The Verdict: Critics Review Heathers: The Musical Off-Broadway
01 Apr 2014
Barrett Wilbert Weed and Ryan McCartan
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN
Heathers, the new Laurence O'Keefe-Kevin Murphy musical adaptation of the 1988 black comedy about high school cliques, officially opened Off-Broadway March 31 at New World Stages.
Tony Award-nominated Legally Blonde composer O'Keefe collaborated with Emmy-winning Reefer Madness author Murphy on book, music and lyrics for the musical. Andy Fickman ("Reefer Madness," "She's the Man") directs the production that began March 15 at New World Stages.
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