Yes, you read that correctly, Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical is coming to a theatre near you.
Based on the hit 1999 film Cruel Intentions this stage show is making a bold move to bring the cult film to life again.
Are you ready to make your wager?
23 years since Cruel Intentions
It’s been 23 years since Cruel Intentions first burst onto screens worldwide.
The film fast became a cult hit and is still regarded as one of the most iconic films of its time.
Lust, lies, deception and over-privileged teens made the perfect recipe for this edgy and arousing film.
And who can forget some of the best iconic queer moments of the 90’s film that took place here?
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair locking lips in central park?
Joshua Jackson and Eric Mabius caught naked in bed together?
Ryan Phillippe’s ass as a moment of gay awakening for more people than would care to admit it?
But this fill was also where Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe famously met and fell in love before going on to marry and have two children together.
Undeniably Cruel Intentions helped launch the careers of both Witherspoon and Phillippe as well as Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair.
Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical
“Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical has all the indulgence and escapism you’ve been craving, complete with hilariously fun scenes and exhilarating performances that will have you singing and dancing in the aisles.” Reads a release for the production.
Audiences will again be drawn into the mysterious world of upper-class Manhattan as they follow Sebastian and Kathryn and their scandalous liasons.
But it’s it not just the iconic story that will draw people in.
The only thing more iconic than the film itself was the soundtrack.
Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve can still only be heard while picturing that car racing across the bridge in the final scenes of the film.
Such is the 90’s nostalgia of Cruel Intentions: The 90’s musical.
Cited as “The ultimate ‘90s throwback experience” it’s easy to understand why when you take a look at the soundstrack.
Bittersweet Symphony (The Verve)
Every You and Every Me (Placebo)
Bye Bye Bye (*NSYNC)
Sometimes (Britney Spears)
Just A Girl (No Doubt)
Foolish Games (Jewel)
Genie In A Bottle (Christina Aguilera)
Candy (Mandy Moore)
Breakfast At Tiffany’s (Deep Blue Something)
Kiss Me (Sixpence None the Richer)
Iris (The Goo Goo Dolls)
I’ll Make Love To You (Boyz II Men)
Everything about the music alone is enough to get any 90’s tragic there in a heartbeat.
To get your tickets head to www.cruelintentions.com.au
Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical will tour at the following dates and locations.
Melbourne: From 25th of May at The Athenaeum Theatre
Sydney: From 30th of June at State Theatre
Brisbane: Wednesday 27 July – Sunday 7 August at Fortitude Music Hall
Adelaide: From 8th of September at Her Majesty’s Theatre
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