The Verdict: Critics Review Heathers: The Musical Off-Broadway

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.

Barrett Wilbert Weed and Ryan McCartan
Barrett Wilbert Weed and Ryan McCartan (Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN)

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.

Read more about the show here.

The critics have filed their reviews and has collected them for our readers. will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.


Associated Press

Entertainment Weekly

The Guardian

Hollywood Reporter

Huffington Post

NBC New York

New York Daily News

New York Magazine/Vulture

New York Post

New York Times

Time Out New York

USA Today


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