Extended booking period announced for Little Shop of Horrors, starring Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle

The Off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors will now play at the Westside Theatre through January 19, 2020.

Jonathan Groff & Christian Borle

Ahead of the show’s official opening, producers have announced that Little Shop of Horrors has extended its booking period. The Off-Broadway revival will now be performed at the Westside Theatre for an additional eight weeks through January 19, 2020.

Little Shop of Horrors is scheduled to begin previews on September 17, 2019, ahead of an official opening on October 17.

Little Shop of Horrors stars Jonathan Groff (as Seymour), with Gideon Glick stepping in for Groff from November 5 to November 17, as previously reported.

The cast will also star Emmy Award winner Tammy Blanchard (as Audrey), two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (as Orin Scrivello D.D.S.), Tom Alan Robbins (as Mushnik), Kingsley Leggs (as The Voice of Audrey II), Ari Groover (as Ronnette), Salome Smith (as Crystal), and Joy Woods (as Chiffon), alongside Stephen Berger, Chris Dwan, Kris Roberts, Chelsea Turbin, Eric Wright, and Teddy Yudain.

Synopsis: "Seymour is a down-on-his-luck florist with a crush on his co-worker Audrey. When he discovers a mysterious – and voracious – plant, suddenly Seymour and Audrey are thrust into an epic battle that will determine the fate of the entire human race."

The musical, which first premiered Off-Broadway in 1982, features music by Alan Menken, and a book & lyrics by Howard Ashman. This new production is directed by Michael Mayer and also features choreography by Ellenore Scott, music supervision, orchestrations & arrangements by Will Van Dyke, scenic design by Julian Crouch, lighting design by Bradley King, costume design by Tom Broecker, sound design by Jessica Paz, and puppet design by Nicholas Mahon.

Little Shop of Horrors is produced Off-Broadway by Tom Kirdahy, Robert Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Mickey Liddell, Curt Cronin and John Joseph.

Little Shop of Horrors Tickets are available now for performances from September 17 through January 19, 2020.

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