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2022/23

Little Shop of Horrors

Apr. 14 - May. 7, 2023

Little Shop of Horrors

Theatre

Hawks Mainstage

Credits

Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman | Music by Alan Menken | Directed by Stephen Santa

Overview

The gleefully gruesome cult comedy with an infectious 60s-style score.

Seymour, a nerdy store clerk at Mushnik’s flower shop, is thrust into the spotlight when he happens upon a new breed of carnivorous plant. But his newfound fame comes at a cost when Seymour discovers the sassy seedling has an unquenchable thirst for human blood. Ravenously fun, dripping with camp and nostalgia.

Disclaimer: Contains mild adult content and language.


About the authors: Howard Ashman is known as a pivotal creative mind behind the renaissance of Disney animation and his work on The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and The Beast. He’s a founder of off-off-Broadway’s renowned WPA Theater, where he conceived, wrote and directed God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, and the classic musical Little Shop of Horrors (both by Alan Menken). In 1986, he wrote and directed the Broadway musical Smile (music by Marvin Hamlisch). Click here to read more.

Alan Menken is a composer. His theater credits include: God Bless You, Mr Rosewater, Little Shop Of Horrors, Real Life Funnies, Atina: Evil Queen Of The Galaxy, Kicks, The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz, Beauty And The Beast, A Christmas Carol, Weird Romance, King David, Der Glöckner Von Notre Dame, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap Of Faith, Aladdin and Newsies. Film credits include Little Shop Of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, Newsies, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, Hercules, Life With Mikey, Lincoln, Home On The Range, Noel, Enchanted, Shaggy Dog, Tangled and Mirror Mirror. Songs: Rocky V, Home Alone 2 and Captain America. Click here to read more.

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Tickets:

On Sale Dec. 13

Season Ticket Holders:

Presale Dec. 6