HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
CASTING Ages 18 to 50
This show contains mature content. Actors aged 16 may be considered for certain roles but will require parents signing a waiver stating they understand the show material.
VERONICA SAWYER - plays 17. She burns to be both cool and kind but doesn’t know yet how to be both at the same time. Fierce sense of right and wrong, a keen sense of ironic humor. Thinks she's an old soul but she's still innocent enough to be blindsided by love/hormones (or shocked by cruelty). Voice: High belting required. Must have dynamic and stylistic range.
JD - plays 17. He is darkly charismatic, compelling, attractive, charming on the outside yet very damaged on the inside. Keen smarts and strong inventive comedy. Voice: Strong, confident, wide emotional range.
HEATHER CHANDLER - plays 17. Richest, hottest, most magnetic, cruelest girl in town. Relishes power and wields it like a scalpel – no fear, no patience, no mercy.
HEATHER MCNAMARA - Plays 17. Beautiful, innocent, stupid, can be mean on command if Heather Chandler orders it, but actually quite vulnerable and fearful. - GENDER FLUID
HEATHER DUKE - Plays 17. Whipping-girl of the 3 Heathers. When she finally becomes Queen Bee she wields power like a bulldozer. - GENDER FLUID
MARTHA DUNNSTOCK - Plays 17. Nicknamed “Martha Dumptruck”, the opposite of hot, confident, or popular. Huge and beautiful soul, optimistic even in the face of rejection.
RAM SWEENEY - Plays 17, Linebacker. Big, insensitive to the feelings of others, ruled by appetites.
KURT KELLY - Plays17. Quarterback and Captain. Big, chiseled, rude, entitled, cocky. Mean, thinks he’s the brains in the friendship with Ram.
RAM’S DAD/BIG BUD DEAN/COACH RIPPER - plays Late 30's Early 40's. Ram’s Dad: Former football player turned suburban Dad, has never outgrown his glory days in high school. Hates weakness, but capable of soul-searching when tragedy strikes. Also plays Big Bud Dean: JD’s single Dad. A big jolly personality that barely conceals the enormous rage bubbling just below the surface. Quite possibly a serial bomber. Also plays Coach Ripper: Stalwart, man’s man; quick to defend his players.
MS. FLEMING/VERONICA’S MOM - Actor can be between 30 and 50. Ms. Fleming: Aging hippie teacher, still yearning for the day the Age of Aquarius reaches Ohio. Hungry for the spotlight, resentful of entitled youth. Also plays Veronica’s Mom: easygoing, distant, yet capable of laying down the law.
KURT’S DAD/VERONICA’S DAD/PRINCIPAL GOWAN - Actor can be 30 to 45. Kurt’s Dad: Straight-laced, very conservative, also a former football player. A simple guy, not book smart, you’d be happy to share a beer with him. Also plays Veronica’s Dad: Easygoing and distant.
BOY 1 - Bitter Geek Plays16-18. A put-upon, bitter geek.
BOY 2 - Blowdried Preppy Plays 16-18. A blow-dried 80’s preppy.
BOY 3 - Hipster Dork Plays 16-18. Thinks he’s Ducky from ‘Pretty In Pink.’
GIRL 1 - Goth Girl Plays 16-18. A sullen goth girl.
GIRL 2 - Stoner Chick Plays16-18. A fuzzyheaded stoner chick.
GIRL 3 - Young Republicanette Plays 16-18. A tennis-playing, uptight Student Council type.
Where - Bangor Mall - 663 Stillwater Ave
Old Justice Store next to Lane Bryant
Prepare 16 to 32 bars of a song of your choice similar in style to this show.
Please also be familiar with
Veronica Sawyer - Dead Girl Walking
All 3 Heathers - Lifeboat
JD - Freeze your Brain
Dead Girl Walking
The 2 Dad's - My Dead Gay Son
Martha - Kindergarten Boyfriend
Ms. Flemming - Shine a Light
Ram and Kurt - Big Fun
If you are auditioning for ensemble ONLY
Men - Any of the male songs listed above
Women - Any of the female songs listed above
THERE WILL BE A CHOREOGRAPHY PORTION!!
This is a handy link we found