‘Little Shop of Horrors’ takes stage Feb. 23-26Published 11:40pm Monday, February 13, 2012
Southwestern Michigan College theater department presents “The Little Shop of Horrors” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, 24 and 25 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Dale A. Lyons Building on the college’s Dowagiac campus.
“Little Shop of Horrors” is about a down-and-out skid row floral assistant who becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon Audrey II grows into an ill-tempered, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite.
The spring musical is under the production of theater department instructor Thom Cooper with music accompaniment under the direction of David Carew, SMC music instructor, and Jon Korzun, band instructor.
The following is a cast list for “Little Shop of Horrors:”
• Crystal — Brianna Moton
• Chiffon — Sarah Riggs
• Ronnette — Kacie Mercer
• Mr. Mushnik — August Garritano
• Seymour — Justin Williams
• Audrey — Alyson Snyder
• Orin Scrivello, D.D.S. — Brett Mitchell
• Audrey II — Ben Thieme
• Ensemble — Shannon Burkett, Karsten Cooper, Tammy Cooper, Thom Cooper, Shonta Johnson, Kylee Lambrecht and Courtney Wilkins
Tickets cost $7 for general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens and are free to those 18 and under.
Tickets can be purchased from the SMC box office at (800) 456-8675 ext. 1280.