This rock musical is about a hapless florist shop
worker, Seymour, living on skid row. His boss, Mr. Mushnick is
struggling to keep his shop open. Seymour finds a way to bring the
shop and himself to fame and fortune by purchasing an exotic plant
and naming it Audrey II after the girl he loves. The plant proves
good for business and attracts many customers to the store; however,
Seymour soon learns that Audrey II thrives on human blood and flesh.
In order to keep the plant growing, Seymour must come up with human
food source to satisfy the plants hardy appetite. In the end Seymour
must confront the plant to secure a future of happiness with Audrey
as well as to save man-kind.
The music is early style 1960s rock and roll, with doo wop, as well
as Motown. It features several show-stopper songs including Skid
Row," Grow for Me, Now (It's Just The Gas), and Suddenly Seymour."
Little Shop of Horrors is a great production for all - an
interesting storyline, the great 60's style music, romance, murder,
and who can resist the great big plant puppet!
Performances will be Thursday May 8th, Friday May 9th, and Saturday
May 10th at 7:30 PM and Sunday May 11th at 2 p.m. at the Lincoln
Community High School Auditorium. This production features 60 style
costumes, an amazing set, and a cast of extremely talented actors,
actresses, and musicians. Oh, and did we mention - the great big
plant puppet Audrey II?
Leading roles for this production include Justin Broom as Seymour,
sharing the role of Audrey will be Anna Barry and Hannah Burton.
Playing supporting roles are: Zac McCray as Mr. Mushnik, Steven
Schleich as Orin Scravello, DDS, and Braden Tanner as Audrey II.
Doo Wop Girls: Haley Welch, Elizabeth Tripplett, Alysa Cox, Abby
Funk, Stephanie Hannel, Emily Maaks, Anna Berry, and Hannah Burton.
Minor roles/Ensemble Cast: Logan Keysear, Colton Clark, Claire
Conrady, Bailee Snyder, Madison Frederick, Kathryn Hoefs, Merrian
Tice, Rachel Meador, and Elijah Chapman.
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Shelby Harrison will bring Audrey II to life as the plant
Directing the cast of talented actors and actresses is Kim
Peterson-Quinn, with vocal direction by Cynthia Fox-Fucile, and
Assistant Director Konnor Browne.
The Pit orchestra under the direction of David Swaar includes:
Molly Crawley, Matthew Langdon, Alissa Harvey, Bradley Miller,
Marissa Kiper, Austin Huerd, Carrissa Richmond, Ryan Crawley,
Rebecca Stein, Daltyn Williams, Chase Turner, Cynthia Fox-Fucile,
and Dave Swaar. Choreography was arranged by the mother/daughter
team of Cari Wilmert and Jacqueline Keysear.
Technical Crew include the following: Set design and construction:
Chris Tanner; Set construction crew: Justin Broom, Anna Berry, Tyler
Seuffer, Alexander Shew, Izzy Robbins, Kenzie Landers, Laura Hurley,
Lena Stapleton, Abby Funk, Braden Tanner, and Merrian Tice;
Costumes: Kim Peterson-Quinn; Hair and makeup: Izzy Robbins, Kenzie
Landers; Sound: Belle Smith; Lighting: Cassie Warfel, Lena
Stapleton, Hayley Barton; Props: Joella Vermiere, Laura Hurley, and
Courtney Miller; Crew: Noah Burton, Tristen Karrick, Tanna
Snodgrass, and Laura Hurley; Publicity/Programs: Shawn Cox.
Tickets for the LCHS production may be purchased at the door and
cost $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens, students and
For more information call 217-732-4131, ext. 515.
received from SHAWN COX]