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Photo: Courtesy of Heathers: The Musical.
Though we were less-than-stoked for a Heathers TV adaptation — The Ashleys? Sacrilege! — news that the '80s classic would be taking the stage had us bolting for the box office. Now that the off-Broadway production has opened, we can't help but dig deep into our closets for old scrunchies. And re-learn the rules of croquet. And ask our coworkers, "Did you have a brain tumor for breakfast?" (You get the idea.)
The show remains largely true to the beloved 1988 film, delicately balancing darkness and colorful comedy with each newly penned song and original dance number. As an audience member, it's hard not to laugh out loud at "Blue" (which describes a specific state of male sexual frustration) or to leave humming the sweet melody of "Seventeen."
But, don't let our serious case of nostalgia sway you. Click through for snaps from the show as well as thoughts on relationships, high school, and more from Alice Lee, who plays the role of Heather Duke. You "gotta motor" to New World Stages if you want to see it for yourself.
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Summer in the city means Saturday trips to Coney Island and the Rockaways. Our only plan is to relax (and maybe enjoy a taco or two). We just want to sit with our feet in the sand, enjoy the sound of the waves, and spend the afternoon soaking up the sun. Unfortunately, that usually doesn't play out. You see, we're New read