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“Little Shop” at WVSU

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The hilarious musical spoof, “Little Shop of Horrors,” is being staged at West Virginia State University starting tonight This musical, by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman is about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The show runs April 16-19th at 8 PM at The Davis Fine Arts Building at West Virginia State University. Admission is ten dollars for the general public, free for WVSU students.

The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, “Skid Row (Downtown)”, “Somewhere That’s Green”, and “Suddenly, Seymour.”

Many people remember this show from the 1986 movie, starring Rick Moranis and Ellen Greene. This new stage version is directed by: Susan Minnerly, with vocal direction by Dirk Johnson, music direction by Scott Woodard and stage design by Doug Minnerly.

The Cast:

Seymour……………………..Joshua Drew
Audrey II…………………….Phil Washington
Audrey………………………..Roberta Arthur
Mushnik……………………..Luca DiPiero
Orin Scrivello…D.D.S….Jason Lykens
Girls (Crystal)…………….Casey Sharp
(Ronnette)…………………Ashley Dominique
(Chiffon)……………………Mandy Harper
Chorus……………………….Eric Rogers
………………………………….Tim Alderman
Musicians………………….Kenneth W. Morrison
………………………………….John Inghram

4 Comments

  1. Joshua

    Thank you guys. It’s funny how you guys got some of the cast names from my Facebook page. Hahaha!

  2. rudy panucci

    Actually I got them off the FB event page, but it’s still handy to have the info somewhere. šŸ™‚

    Break a leg. We’ll be there Friday.

  3. Joshua

    My Facebook event page that I created. Lol. Thank you so much for your advertisement and support. I’ll make sure not to disappoint you.

  4. Susan Marrash-Minnerly

    Thank you for the plug Rudy!!!! Opening night was terrific!

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