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17 Sep 2019 -
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An Off-Broadway revival of bookwriter/lyricist Howard Ashman and composer Alan Menken's cult favorite Little Shop of Horrors, boasting a regularly star-studded cast, has been bringing audiences to Skid Row since fall 2019. Get Little Shop of Horrors tickets now.

The Little Shop of Horrors musical is a campy horror comedy centered on a florist named Seymour. He's sweet, yet clumsy and awkward, and he has a massive crush on his beautiful coworker, Audrey, who's already in a relationship with a sadistic dentist, Orin. His life turns around, though, when he comes upon an unusual plant that he brings into the shop. Suddenly, business is booming. The flower shop owner, Mushnik, warms up to Seymour and becomes the father figure he never had. Even Audrey starts to show interest in him.

But there's a catch. This unusual plant is unusually thirsty — and not for water. It's a flesh-and-blood-eating specimen — sweetly dubbed Audrey II — that soon becomes unsatisfied with Seymour pricking his finger every so often to feed it, and it comes alive to demand more substantial fare. If Seymour's up to the task of getting him some fresh human meat, the plant promises to make all of Seymour's dreams of fame, love, and fortune come true.

Little Shop of Horrors is based on a low-budget black comedy film, The Little Shop of Horrors, which debuted in 1960. It would become a musical more than 20 years later, with the premiere of Little Shop of Horrors off Broadway in 1982. The show played the Orpheum Theatre (currently home to Stomp) through 1987 and was the third-longest-running Off-Broadway show ever at the time. The musical would later transfer to Broadway in 2003, though Ashman initially refused, wanting to preserve the intimate nature of the show. He seems to have been onto something, as the Broadway production ran for just under a year and earned a single Tony nomination. The musical has remained most popular, though, as an Off-Broadway hit, thriving in smaller venues like its current home, the 270-seat Westside Theatre, as well as regional, community, and school theatres.

As the show takes place in the 1960s, Menken's score incorporates rock and roll, Motown, and doo-wop styles alongside traditional musical theatre.

The 2019 Little Shop of Horrors revival has seen a string of celebrity actors as Seymour, beginning with Jonathan Groff. He's been followed by Gideon Glick, Jeremy Jordan, Conrad Ricamora, Skylar Astin, and Rob McClure. Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle also starred in the original cast of the revival as Audrey and Orin, respectively.

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(Photos by Emilio Madrid)

The world’s most ravenous plant has returned to its acclaimed, sold-out run at the Westside Theatre! Winner of the 2020 Drama League, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL OF THE YEAR, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is “wildly exuberant” (The Hollywood Reporter), and a New York Times Critic’s Pick.

This smash-hit production stars Tony winner, Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kinky Boots) and Tony Award nominee Rob McClure (Mrs. Doubtfire, Beetlejuice, Chaplin). Together they bring succulent life to a show that has made millions of theatergoers laugh, scream, and give up gardening for good. Get tickets now and enjoy a taste of what we’ve all been craving: live theatre!

Run time

2 hrs (incl. Intermission)

Opening date

September 17th, 2019

Categories

Musicals

Venue

Westside Theater Upstairs

Age

5+

Cast and creative

By: Music by Alan Menken, and Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Director: Michael Mayer
Cast list: Matt Doyle (as Seymour), Andrew Call (as Orin Scrivello DDS), Lena Hall (as Audrey), Brad Oscar (as Mushnik), Aaron Arnell Harrington (as The Voice of Audrey II), Khalifa White (as Ronnette), Khadija Sankoh (as Chiffon), Cristina Raé (as Crystal), Eric Wright, Teddy Yudain, Chelsea Turbin
Producer: Tom Kirdahy, Robert Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Mickey Liddell, Curt Cronin and John Joseph
Design: Julian Crouch
Costume: Tom Broecker
Lighting: Bradley King
Sound: Jessica Paz
Other info: Puppet design by Nicholas Mahon; music supervision, orchestrations, and arrangements by Will Van Dyke

Our review

Jonathan Groff in Little Shop of Horrors

The plant at the centre of Little Shop of Horrors that feeds on human blood may have had its sights on world domination, but the musical that was based on the low-budget 1960 comedy sci-fi film of the same name has actually long achieved it, so it ultimately got what it wanted. And now the show has come full circle, 37 years on from its Off-Off-Broadway beginnings at the WPA Theatre (now no more) in May 1982, before moving to the larger Orpheum Theater on Second Avenue in the East Village that...

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Suddenly, Matt! Tony Award winner Matt Doyle will be the next Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre. Beginning November 15, he will star in the Off-Broadway production, replacing Tony nominee Rob McClure. Doyle won the 2022 Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, along with Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, for his role as Jamie in Company. His other Broadway credits include Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie, and The Book of Mormon, and he also performed in the...

They're going somewhere that's green! The Off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors has announced three new cast members joining the show this month. The show has played the Westside Theatre since 2019 and celebrates its third anniversary September 17.Beginning September 27, two-time Tony Award nominee Brad Oscar will take over the role of Mr. Mushnik from Stuart Zagnit, and Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham will play a six-week run as Orin Scrivello, D.D.S., temporarily replacing Andrew Call...

Photo credit: Lena Hall (Photo courtesy of production)

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One night, while doing Little Shop of Horrors, Conrad Ricamora almost started laughing on stage during a serious scene. It was during the song "The Meek Shall Inherit," when he has to keep a straight face while his co-star Christian Borle clowns around him. "It's like acting with a wild animal," Ricamora says of working with Borle. He chuckles. He means it in a good way, of course. "This is honestly one of my favorite working experiences that I've ever had."Since January, Ricamora has played...

Little Shop of Horrors is currently scaring and thrilling audiences at the intimate Westside Theatre off Broadway. Night after night, the man-eating plant Audrey II opens its gaping maw to the audience, threatening to eat up everyone in sight. "You can feel the delight," said How to Get Away With Murder star Conrad Ricamora. "I love when there's kids in the audience, because there's such delight around the puppet, even though there's terror as well."Ricamora has loved Little Shop of Horrors ever...

Rob McClure

Suddenly, Rob! Two-time Tony Award nominee Rob McClure is the next Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors. Beginning July 12, he will take over for Pitch Perfect star Skylar Astin in the leading role of the Off-Broadway production.McClure just wrapped a run in Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway, earning a Tony nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for playing the dual role of Daniel Hillard and Mrs. Doubtfire. He was nominated in the same category in 2013 for Chaplin. McClure's other Broadway...

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Suddenly, Skylar! On May 17, Skylar Astin stepped into the role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre. The show has been running off Broadway there since 2019, and the Pitch Perfect star is the latest celebrity to lead the show, following actors like Conrad Ricamora, Jeremy Jordan, and Jonathan Groff.The Little Shop of Horrors musical sees Seymour, an awkward flower shop worker, discover a bloodthirsty talking plant that brings booming business to the shop. The plant...

Skylar Astin

Suddenly... Skylar! Pitch Perfect star Skylar Astin is set to take over the leading role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors from May 17. He replaces How to Get Away With Murder star Conrad Ricamora, who is in the role through May 14.Astin is best known for originating the role of Georg in Spring Awakening on Broadway and playing Jesse in Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2 on film. His other screen credits include roles in Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Grey's...

Conrad Ricamora

Suddenly...Conrad! Stage and screen star Conrad Ricamora will play Seymour in the Off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre from January 11, 2022. He will take over the role from Jeremy Jordan, who will play his final performance on January 9.Ricamora is best known for his TV roles as Oliver Hampton on How To Get Away With Murder and Dr. Jake Wong on The Resident. He has also appeared in several New York theatre shows, including the 2015 Broadway revival of The King...

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The off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors will resume its acclaimed engagement at Westside Theatre this fall. Little Shop of Horrors reopens from September 21, with performances scheduled through to Jan. 2, 2022. Find out more about Little Shop of Horrors tickets off-Broadway here.Little Shop of Horrors follows Seymour, a florist who falls in love with his co-worker Audrey. Their relationship quickly escalates into a battle for the human race, when Seymour discovers a human-eating...

Jeremy Jordan

Suddenly, there'll be a new Seymour... On March 17, 2020 Tony Award nominee and Broadway favorite Jeremy Jordan will return to the New York stage to assume the role of Seymour in the smash hit Off-Broadway revival of the cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors. He is scheduled to play a limited 8-week engagement at the Westside Theatre through May 10, with current cast member and Tony Award nominee Gideon Glick set for his final performance in the role on March 15.Jeremy Jordan has...

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Suddenly, Seymour... is being played by Gideon Glick! The Tony Award nominee returns to the leading role in the smash hit Off-Broadway revival of the cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre tonight, as previously reported. Two-time Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff played his final performance as Seymour on January 19.Glick previously covered the role for Groff from November 5 through November 17, 2019, during Groff's contractual duties to promote the release of...

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Ahead of tomorrow's official opening at the Westside Theatre, official production photography has now been released for the highly anticipated Off-Broadway revival of the cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors. Previews began on September 17, 2019, with an official opening set for October 17, and the production is currently booking through January 19, 2020.The new shots depict the cast of Little Shop of Horrors, which includes two-time Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (as Seymour), Emmy...

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Welcome to Skid Row! The highly anticipated Off-Broadway revival of the cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors begins previews at the Westside Theatre tonight. An official opening is set for October 17, 2019, and the production is currently booking through January 19, 2020.The cast of Little Shop of Horrors 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.),...

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