Oakton Performing Arts presents “Heathers—The Musical”
(Nov. 4, 2016) Enjoy this “high school musical” with a satirical and deadly twist when Oakton presents “Heathers—The Musical” Nov. 10 - 13 and Nov. 17 - 20 at Oakton Community College’s Footlik Theater, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.
The production is based on the 1988 cult film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater and stars a strong cast of local professional and college performers. Veronica Sawyer just wants life to be beautiful – but that means throwing in with the Heathers, who rule Westberg High with an iron fist and a red scrunchie. When she meets a bad boy, JD, senior year takes a sudden and dramatic turn.
The play opens with a special $5 preview at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. Regular performances are scheduled at 8 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-13, and Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 17-20. There also will be four 2 p.m. matinee performances Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20.
Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for students and seniors and $6 for groups of 15 or more. Purchase online at www.oakton.edu/tickets or call 847.635.1900.