EU: Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical Brings Nostalgia, Seduction, and Scandal to Jacksonville

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The 90’s are making a comeback in a big way. What better way to celebrate the nostalgia of the era than revisiting the seduction and scandal of “Cruel Intentions,” the cult classic film that made household names of stars Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Philippe, Selma Blair and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical is a hilarious romp back in time with a killer score that includes such hits as Bittersweet Symphony, The Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, REM, *NSYNC, and, of course, Britney Spears. The musical production is presented by the FSCJ Artist Series May 16-18 at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts (

Based on the 1999 film, Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical follows Manhattan’s most manipulative elite. Seduced by revenge and fueled by passion, diabolical step-siblings Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil place a bet on whether or not Sebastian can deflower their incoming headmaster’s daughter, Annette Hargrove. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl and anyone who gets in their way, they find themselves tangled in a web of secrets, temptation and even love.