A Man, a Plant, a Plan
“Little Shop of Horrors” Opens at The Clarice
A nerdy flower shop worker, urban blight and a bloodthirsty Venus flytrap collide in the cult sci-fi musical “Little Shop of Horrors,” opening at The Clarice tonight and running through Oct. 12.
Based on a 1960 movie, the musical parodies the camp-filled horror films of the 1950s and 60s with a gleefully witty Motown/pop-rock score from the creative team behind “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast” and more.
The School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies' incarnation will be led by Ron Himes, a guest director from the St. Louis Black Rep. He says the show isn’t just about a flesh-craving plant: it’s about love.
Take a sneak peek at the bouffants, leather jackets and carnivorous vegetation in the photo gallery below.
Audrey (Erin Valade), Seymour (Andrew Saundry) and Audrey II (Dmitri Logan) at Mushnik's Skid Row Florists.