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About Heathers

Ram's Head Theatrical Society proudly presents Heathers: The Musical.

Heathers is a satirical take on the cultural norms of high school, following the protagonist Veronica Sawyer through a glittery, dark, and murderous senior year as she tackles color-coordinated mean girls, hypermasculine jocks and an unhinged boy (or in this case girl...) with painted nails. Veronica, the misfit protagonist of Heathers, struggles with fitting in with this hostile environment. Those feelings of alienation and non-conformance ring true for the many marginalized students who exist on Stanford’s campus, especially gender-marginalized people of color. In this, we hope that our performance — much like the original Heathers— is a satirical take of our own campus culture and promotes necessary conversations around identity and belonging.

What makes our production of Heathers even more unique is that we are piloting the first gender-bent antihero Janie Dean and the first queer female relationship between Janie “J.D.” Dean and Veronica Sawyer. The playwrights of the original Heathers have gifted us a newly rewritten script, enabling us to transform the original Jason “J.D.” Dean into Janie Dean in our show. We are excited for you join us on this journey and witness this new relationship dynamic in Heathers. Our production is supported by Queer Student Resources, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Education Office, and Cardinal Nights.

Content warning: This show contains scenes involving violent language, sexual activity, gun violence, murder, child abuse, alcohol, rape, bulimia, vomit, suicide, fat shaming, and homophobia.

We are dedicated to making this show as accessible as possible in this virtual format. Each show will include closed captioning. If you require any other disability-related accommodations or have any inquiries, please contact accessibility intern Nona Hungate at

We hope you enjoy the show! Please contact producer, Sierra Porter, at with any questions or concerns.

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy. Based on the film written by Daniel Waters. Heathers: The Musical was originally directed Off-Broadway by Andy Fickman and choreographed by Marguerite Derricks. HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

About Ram's Head

Founded in 1911, Ram's Head Theatrical Society is Stanford's oldest and largest theatrical organization. Each year the group provides acting, directing, designing, and play writing opportunities to over 120 students, and its productions are attended by more than 6,000 people annually. Annual productions include campus traditions such as Gaieties, the Winter Show (WiSh), and a full scale Broadway musical. For more info about Ram's Head, visit our website.


ProducerSierra Porter
Assistant ProducerAlly Casasola
Assistant ProducerNatalie Francis
Co-DirectorDiana Khong
Co-DirectorGwyneth Phagnasay Le
Assistant DirectorEric Vuong
Stage ManagerAiyanna Johns
Assistant Stage ManagerNona Hungate
Assistant Stage ManagerGeorgia Limcaoco
Production ManagerKaitlyn Khayat
Vocal DirectorZoey Hu
Assistant Vocal DirectorKatie Mannion
ChoreographerJessica Fry
Assistant ChoreographerLinda Denson
Co-Music DirectorNoah Bartelt
Co-Music DirectorNathan Sariowan
Co-Music DirectorEmma Catherine Wong
Graphic DesignerStephanie Castaneda Perez
DramaturgKyla Figueroa
Technical DirectorMax Sutton
Assistant Technical DirectorIan Chang
Assistant Technical DirectorKiki Hood
Assistant Technical DirectorKyler Stanion
VideographerMatthew Canlas
VideographerRyan Yu
Lighting DesignerCleopatra Howell
Sound DesignerMunira Alimire
Recording EngineerNathan Sariowan
Recording EngineerRyan Yu
Recording EngineerSerena Zhang
Creative Manager of Set Design Team and Set Design ArtistTiger Zhou
Assistant Creative Manager and Set DesignerAshley Toribio
Set DesignerKamilah Arteaga
Set DesignerHelen He
Set DesignerMelissa Rivera
Set DesignerLora Supandi
Set DesignerGwyn Uttmark
Set Design ArtistShannen
Animation DesignerCathy Yang
Costume DesignerAngie Casarez
Costume DesignerIris Osorio-Villatoro
Makeup DesignerStephanie Castaneda Perez
Props MasterOcheze Amuzie
Community ManagerMorgan Gwilym Tso
Community ManagerBenny Siam
Assistant Community ManagerRegan Lavin

Quick Info

May 13 and 14 at 7PM PDT
May 15 at 2PM PDT
Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.
Free for Students with SUID, $7 Senior/Faculty/Staff/Young Alumni, $10 General, $25 Family Pack

Veronica SawyerJunah Jang
Janie "J.D." DeanEmily Saletan
Heather ChandlerMaliha Yousuf
Heather McNamaraTyah-Amoy Roberts
Heather DukeIsabella Juarez
Martha DunnstockLee'Shae Lawson
Ram SweeneyCainan Cole
Kurt KellyDylan Moore
Ram's Dad/Big Bud Dean/Coach RipperPatrick Flores
Ms. Fleming/Veronica's MomEllie Stalcup
Kurt's Dad/Veronica's Dad/Principal GowanDavid Zhang
Ensemble/Featured DancerLinda Denson
Ensemble/Featured DancerJulia Milani
EnsembleThomas Mayer
EnsembleAngie Ruiz
EnsembleJourney Washingtonhigh
EnsembleJustin Xu
EnsembleKathryn Zheng
PianoAnna Gao
PianoSarah Lee
PianoSarah MacHarg
TrumpetJustine Sato
DrumsSophie Opferman
DrumsCoco Sun
Drums/BassElijah Vela
BassNoah Bartelt
GuitarDavid Zhang
Clarinet/PianoIris Xia
Clarinet/OboeZoe Schramm
Tenor/Baritone SaxWill Shao
Baritone SaxKyler Stanion
ViolinKiana Hu
ViolinMeilinda Sun
Electric GuitarBrendan Larkin
Ram's Head Leadership
Executive ProducerKaitlyn Khayat
Board MemberTrenton Chang
Board MemberJess Fry
Board MemberMorgan Gwilym Tso
Board MemberKiki Hood
Board MemberBenny Siam
Financial OfficerRebecca Cohen