The cast of the Monmouth Community Players production of “Heathers: The Musical” are, seated, from left, Madeline Labonte and Avery Osella; first row, Ayris Franklin, Hannah Hanson, and Julie Sanborn; second row, Owen Lewis, Ben Simpson, Scotty Venable, and Hillary Perry; back row: Trekk Skeate, Katy Albert, Kyle Mansur, Alex Lally, Kwang Phung, and Cody Watson. Missing from the photo are Kierra Bouchard and Jenny Karod-Majka. SYSTEM

The cast for “Heathers: The Musical,” has been announced for the upcoming production presented by the Monmouth  Community Players.

The show presents the story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy teenager who wants to be cool. She hustles her way into the most powerful clique at Westerberg High, the Heathers.  After Veronica falls in love with the new kid, Jason Dean (J.D.), their leader, Heather Chandler kicks her out of the group and things take a turn for the macabre.

The cast features Hannah Hanson, Katy Albert and Trekk Skeate of Lewiston; Julie Sanborn and Scotty Venable of Bath; Ayris Franklin of Brunswick; Kierra Bouchard of Lisbon Falls; Ben Simpson, Kyle Mansur and Alex Lally of Auburn; Owen Lewis of Gardiner; Madeline Labonte and Jenny Karod-Majka of Turner; Avery Osella of Leeds; Kwang Phung of Sanford; Cody Watson of Wales; and Hillary Perry of Buckfield.

“Heathers: The Musical,” lyrics and book by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy, based on the film by the same name, is being directed by Jonny Bolduc. The other members of the production team are: producer, Danny Gay; music director Rachel Scala-Bolduc; assistant director, Amy Griswold; choreographer Gina Hesse; and stage manager, Ginger Smith.

The production contains Strong Foul Language and Intense Mature Themes including: Sex, Bullying, Drug & Alcohol Use, Murder, Suicide, Sexual Violence, Gun Violence, Physical Violence and References to Eating Disorders. Audience attendance is highly suggested at 18+, but will be left to parental discretion due to the mature themes listed above.

“Heathers: The Musical” will be performed at Cumston Hall in Monmouth from April 19-28. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on April 19, 20 and 26, and at 2 p.m. on April 21, 27 and 28. Tickets can be purchased online at For more information, or to purchase group tickets, email the theater at or call (207) 370-9566.

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