Plays Directory : Little Shop of Horrors

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Howard Ashman
  • Overview
    Comedy

    Music by Alan Menken; Book by Howard Ashman; Lyrics by Howard Ashman.

    Classic, camp and supremely entertaining musical
    comedy sci-fi in which a Skid Row loser sells his soul
    to a man eating plant from outer space.
    A lowly nerd and lifelong loser, bullied and abused by
    his boss at the seedy little plant shop where he
    works, Seymour longs for the big time..and the girl he
    can never get. His prayers are answered when a spore
    from outer space begins to grow in his shop and speaks
    to him, offering him the world- if he'll just feed it
    human victims!
    Crazy, hilarious, full bodied and with totally rocking
    tunes, this is one savoury treat not to be missed.


    Downtown New York and hapless flower shop assistant Seymour spends his days tending to his plants, being pushed around and admiring his co-worker Audrey from afar. When he happens upon a strange and mysterious looking plant (duly named Audrey Two) he takes it upon himself to carefully tend to its every need. Unfortunately as the plant grows and flourishes, it seems that what the plant needs is blood, human blood. As the plant finds its own voice events spiral out of control and Seymour finds himself in a predicament, should he kill to feed his new friend? A meal arrives in the shape of Audreys sadistic dentist boyfriend. After witnessing his ill-treatment of Audrey, Seymour convinces himself that its in everyones best interest to feed his plant and dispose of a nasty piece of work in the process.
    A murderous precedent has now been set and despite his love interest Audrey finally beginning to notice him, Seymour is tortured by what he must do to feed his plant. The plant is now large enough to fill the shop and has attracted media interest which sends profits through the roof. This pleases the owner Mushnik greatly and he even offers to adopt Seymour into his family (although this is largely motivated by money!). As the hapless Seymour and Audrey begin to fall in love the plant continues to grow and Seymour knows that it cannot be allowed to continue eating. After disposing of Mushnik and Seymour's beloved Audrey, the plant faces Seymour in a final showdown which results in tragedy and victory for the plant, which ultimately takes over the city, then the world!

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8 known characters

24 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Brontë Elizabeth Page
2020, Raggamuffin / Shopper
William Edwards School
Olivia-Tahani Wyatt
Olivia-Tahani Wyatt
Child Actor
2020, Chiffon
Theatre
Tom Price (Kinnell)
Tom Price (Kinnell)
Child Actor
2020, Young Boy (silent improvisation on stage whole show)
EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge
Kejenne Bd
Kejenne Bd
Actor
2020, Seymour
St Andrews
William Wade
William Wade
Actor
2019, Voice of Audrey 2
Norton Auditorium
Amie Bailey
Amie Bailey
Actor
2019, Audrey II
Winston Churchill Theatre
Charity Williams
2019, Crystal
Hickory ridge HS
Magnus A. Cameron
Magnus A. Cameron
Child Actor
2019, Teen (Ricky)
Halifax Playhouse/Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York/Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds
Mel Lawes
Mel Lawes
Lighting Technician
2019, Set Desinger/Construction
Whitstable Playhouse
Mel Lawes
Mel Lawes
Lighting Technician
2019, Lighting Desginer/Programmer
Whitstable Playhouse
Jonah Blander
2019, Mr. Mushnik
University Theatre Production
Matt Hawes
Matt Hawes
Director, Assistant
2019, Assistant Director
Leith Theatre
Jessica Corps
Jessica Corps
Child Actor
2019, Ronette
St Patricks High School
Darrian Brimberry
Darrian Brimberry
Lighting Designer
2019, Assistant Lighting Designer
Wells-Metz Theater
Ellis Northrop
Ellis Northrop
Front of House / FOH Manager
2019, Stage Manager
Jane Williamson
Jane Williamson
Deputy Stage Manager
2019, Deputy Stage Manager
City Varieties Music Hall
Claire MacDonald
2019, Dance Captain / Ensemble
Charlie Flick
Charlie Flick
Lighting Programmer
2019, Lighting Programer
JCC Hinckley
Steven Vaughan
2019, Wino/customer 1
Tour
Dan Heesem
Dan Heesem
Lighting Operator
2019, Technician Manager
Plymouth High School for Girls

Alternative Names

A Little Shop of Horrors, Litte Shop Of Horrors, Little shop horrors, Little Shop Of Horror, Little Shop of Horros, litttle shop of horrors, The Little Shop of Horrors