LITTLE SHOP of HoRRORS
by Howard Ashman & Alan Menken
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A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.
About the Show
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II" - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!
This musical was only the second collaboration between Ashman and Menken, the first being a 1979 stage adaptation of a Kurt Vonnegut novel. In writing the book, Ashman chose to use the frame of the story to satirize many different topics, including: science fiction, "B" movies, musical comedy, and the Faust legend (in which a man sells his soul to the Devil). In his music, Menken used many of the musical styles of the early 1960s, including rock and roll, doo-wop , and Motown.
"Leaves the audience... feeling just like Audrey II between victims - ravenous for more." - The New York Times
"This horticultural horror will have you screaming with laughter..." - New York Post
"Giddy, irresistible entertainment..." - Women's Wear Daily