The Cruel Intentions musical begins performances at London's The Other Palace January 11. The '90s musical based on the cult classic 1999 film is set to run through April 14.
Created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin, and Roger Kumble, Cruel Intentions features songs by hit '90s artists such as Britney Spears, Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, TLC, NSYNC, R.E.M, and more. It follows two step-siblings in Manhattan who make a bet with each other, but become tangled in a web of secrets and deception.
The cast includes Josh Barnett as Blaine Tuttle/Court Reynolds, Daniel Bravo as Sebastian Valmont, Jess Buckby as Mrs. Bunny Caldwell/Dr. Greenbaum, Abbie Budden as Annette Hargrove, Rose Galbraith as Cecile Caldwell/Marci Greenbaum, Nickcolia King-N’Da as Ronald Clifford, Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky as Kathryn Merteuil, and Barney Wilkinson as Greg. They will be joined by ensemble members Nathan Lorainey-Dineen, Charlotte O’Rourke, Verity Thompson, and Craig Watson.
The production features direction by Jonathan O’Boyle, associate direction and choreography by Gary Lloyd, musical direction by Denise Crowley, set and costume design by Polly Sullivan, lighting design by Nick Richings, sound design by Chris Whybrow, associate choreography by Matt Nicholson, costume supervision by Hugo Aguirre, and casting by Will Burton for Grindrod Burton. The London premiere is produced by Bill Kenwright.
The show premiered in Los Angeles in 2015, later playing a New York pop-up, Off-Broadway, a U.S. tour, and Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
For tickets and more information, visit here.
See photos from the 2017 New York pop-up run below: