Gideon Glick to assume the role of Seymour as Little Shop of Horrors extends
The hit Off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors extends its booking period through March 8, 2020 at the Westside Theatre.
Suddenly there's a new Seymour! Tony Award nominee Gideon Glick will assume the leading role of Seymour in the smash hit Off-Broadway revival of the cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre from January 21, 2020. The production has now extended its booking period through March 8, 2020.
Glick takes over from two-time Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff, who is scheduled to play his final performance on January 19. He previously covered the role for Groff from November 5 through November 17, during Groff's contractual duties to promote the release of "Frozen II."
Gideon Glick was last seen on Broadway in his Tony-nominated role of Dill in the smash hit production of To Kill a Mockingbird. His other Broadway credits include Significant Other, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, and Spring Awakening.
Little Shop of Horrors began previews at the Westside Theatre on September 17, 2019, ahead of an official opening on October 17.
The cast of Little Shop of Horrors currently includes two-time Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (as Seymour), 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.
Little Shop of Horrors, 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.
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."
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.
(Photo by Emilio Madrid-Kuser)