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Little Shop of Horrors

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

MUSICAL BOOK & LYRICS BY: Howard Ashman

MUSIC BY: Alan Menken

THE STORY: Everyone is always trying to be where they aren’t! Little Shop of Horrors, set in Skid Row, New York during the 1960s. This story illuminates a failing plant shop owner, his meek shop hand Seymour, and a down-and-out clerk named Audrey who experience success overnight due to the discovery of a strange plant. The plant brings the shop fame, fortune, blood, and a desire for world domination! This camp cult classic explores admiration, despair, envy, and whether one can truly handle getting what they wish for.

PRODUCTION TEAM

DIRECTOR: Alec TerBerg

​​​​MUSIC DIRECTOR: Shauna Oblad

​​​​CO-CHOREOGRAPHERS: Rachel DeBenedetto & Kelley Flaherty

Audition Requirements and Information

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song (approx. a minute of music) in the style of the show. Please bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided.

Who are we looking for?

CASTING: Young Adults and Adults, age 18-70; all ethnicities.

NOTE: In reference to the character descriptions below –we will be considering all ethnicities, ages, and genders.

Seymour Krelborn: (Age: 18 to 30) A defeated and unaware hero in disguise that is searching for love, acceptance, and adventure. Although he appears physically clumsy he is mentally nimble and genuinely kind. Vocal range: G4 – A2

Audrey: (Age: 18 to 30) A conflicted yet soft hearted woman in an abusive romantic relationship. She yearns for a life of beauty and comfort that she doesn’t believe she deserves. Vocal range: D5 – G#3

Mr. Mushnik: (Age: 45 to 65) A tired Jewish owner of a failing flower shop and Seymour’s self appointed parental figure. He is a desperate and manipulative man. Vocal range: F4 – G2

Orin Scrivello: (Age: 30 to 45) A sadistic dentist with a passion for control and power.A textbook narcissist who is also Audrey’s abusive boyfriend. Vocal range: G4 – G2

Voice of the Plant: (Age: Any) An actor/vocalist located offstage. The voice is that of an all powerful, no nonsense, groovy, and cunning, powerhouse. Soul, Funk, 80’s R&B, and/or Rock and Roll vocal stylings. Think Tina Turner, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, Etta James. Vocal range: G4 – G2

Crystal, Chiffon, & Ronnette: (Age: 18 to 40) Our narrators. The joy of the neighborhood. Smart, stylish, and vivacious. They see their community through the lens of hope, humor, and harmonies. Vocal range: F5 – Ab3

Ensemble: (Age: 18 to 70) The inhabitants of the Skid Row neighborhood. Expressive, grounded, and vibrant singer/dancers with the ability to play multiple characters. Vocal range: G2 – E5

Puppeteer The Plant (Audrey II): Puppet. An anthropomorphic Venus flytrap. The plant has an appetite for human flesh that is appeased by Seymour. Puppeteer doubles as other sizes of the plant. Non-singing role

How to apply?

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Rehearsal Details:

Begin August 21, 2024 

Rehearsal Location:

3640 N 5th St #100

North Las Vegas, NV 89032

Performance Dates:

October 23 – November 23, 2024

Performance Location:

Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center – 1771 Inner Cir Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134

 

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