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Great Lakes Theater Presents The Delectable Musical Comedy LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS To  Photo Great Lakes Theater Presents The Delectable Musical Comedy LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS To Kick Off Its 2022-23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022

Great Lakes Theater¬†(GLT) opens its¬†61st season¬†with the delectable musical comedy¬†Little Shop of Horrors, performing in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the¬†Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, from September 16 ‚Äď October 9, 2022.¬†

Citadel Theatre Releases Four-Show 2022-23 Season Photo Citadel Theatre Releases Four-Show 2022-23 Season
by Grace Cutler - Jul 23, 2022

Citadel Theatre Company recently announced its 2022/2023 season, featuring an Obie Award winner and three comedies ‚Äďone of them a beloved musical.

TheatreWorks Announces 52nd Season Including Two World Premieres Photo TheatreWorks Announces 52nd Season Including Two World Premieres
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at TheatreWorks.org.

Adam Jacobs, Celinde Schoenmaker & More Broadway and West End Stars to Perform at Gal Photo Adam Jacobs, Celinde Schoenmaker & More Broadway and West End Stars to Perform at Gala Honoring Alan Menken
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022

Stars from Broadway and West End will pay tribute to 8-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken on September 23rd with a concert and on September 24th with a concert and award ceremony where the acclaimed composer and songwriter will be honored with the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award by the city of Vienna.

ATTACK OF THE MONSTER MUSICAL: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS to be Pub Photo ATTACK OF THE MONSTER MUSICAL: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS to be Published in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022

How does a B movie shot in two days with a budget of $30,000 spawn one of the most popular American musicals? In Attack of the Monster Musical: A Cultural History of Little Shop of Horrors, Adam Abraham chronicles this unlikely phenomenon: how an obscure 1960 Roger Corman film inspired the mega-hit Little Shop of Horrors, which became a global success.

Beverly Hills Film Festival 2022 Awards Winners Announced Photo Beverly Hills Film Festival 2022 Awards Winners Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

The 22nd Anniversary of the Annual International Beverly Hills Film Festival (BHFF) is announcing winners chosen by its Jury from this year's Official Selections in its second annual fully virtual event. BHFF20 Jury president is award-winning producer Frederico Lapenda.

LA PICCOLA BOTTEGA DEGLI ORRORI dal 22 al 30 aprile al Teatro Nazionale di Milano Photo LA PICCOLA BOTTEGA DEGLI ORRORI dal 22 al 30 aprile al Teatro Nazionale di Milano
by Andrea Domanico - Apr 19, 2022

Dopo 12 anni LA PICCOLA BOTTEGA DEGLI ORRORI torna a Milano in una versione 2.0 grazie ad Alessandro Longobardi per Viola Produzioni in coproduzione con OTI - Officine del Teatro Italiano e con Bottega Teatro Marche. Ultima tappa della tournée 2022 è il Teatro Nazionale CheBanca! con repliche dal 22 al 30 aprile.

UH Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts Brings Musical Theater to the University  Photo UH Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts Brings Musical Theater to the University of Houston with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022

The University of Houston's Kathrine G. McGovern College of Arts will present Little Shop of Horrors - the college's first ever full scale musical production. A classic Broadway title originally adapted from the 1960 film written by Charles B. Griffith & directed by Roger Corman, Little Shop marks the first collaborative production by students and faculty from Moores School of Music and The School of Theatre and Dance.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Comes to Connecticut Repertory Theatre Photo LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Comes to Connecticut Repertory Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2021-22 season with Little Shop of Horrors, book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken. Based on the classic Roger Corman film, with screenplay by Charles Griffith. Directed by Vince Tycer. Music Direction by Tom McDonough. Choreography by Rebekah Santiago. Performances are slated Thursday April 22 through May 1st. 

Sir Ian McKellen Lends Voice to London Am-Dram's Production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Sir Ian McKellen Lends Voice to London Am-Dram's Production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

Veteran of stage and screen Sir Ian McKellen has lent his vocal talents to a central London amateur dramatic society's upcoming production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS after members heard him declare his desire to be in a musical in a recent Radio 4 interview.

Roger Corman Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Season Two Trailer for ELI ROTH'S HISTORY OF HORROR VideoVIDEO: Watch a Season Two Trailer for ELI ROTH'S HISTORY OF HORROR
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2020

Today AMC released all-new assets from season two of Eli Roth's History of Horror premiering Saturday, October 10 at 10:00pm ET/9c, including the official key art, teaser and episodic images.

VIDEO: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Pittsburgh Public Theater VideoVIDEO: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Pittsburgh Public Theater
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2020

Pittsburgh Public Theater starts 2020 with Little Shop of Horrors, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. This show is Marya Sea Kaminski's first musical at The Public, and features the return of Grammy winner John McDaniel as Music Director.

VIDEO: First Look - Tony Winner Denis O'Hare Portrays Edgar Allan Poe in PBS Biopic VideoVIDEO: First Look - Tony Winner Denis O'Hare Portrays Edgar Allan Poe in PBS Biopic
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 23, 2017

Written and directed by Eric Stange (The War That Made America, American Experience: Murder at Harvard), the new documentary American Masters EDGAR ALLAN POE: BURIED ALIVE-draws on the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author.

BWW Exclusive Sneak Peek: ABC's 'The Goldbergs' Salutes LITTLE SHOP with 'Suddenly Seymour'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 26, 2016

Tonight's Halloween episode of THE GOLDBERGS on ABC pays tribute to the Broadway's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. In the episode titled 'Stefan King', Eric and Geoff Schwartz sing the musical's iconic number 'Suddenly Seymour.'

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of PCS's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Featuring Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2016

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 2016-2017 season kicks off with the hilarious and rockin' sci-fi musical, Little Shop of Horrors, based on the film by Roger Corman, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. The demonic plant opened on September 16; and performances run through October 16. Bill Fennelly directs a cast featuring Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern, Chaz Rose, David Meyers, Ebony Blake, Johari Nandi and Alexis Tidwell.

STAGE TUBE: Video 2 on the Making of Audrey II Puppets in Portland Center Stage's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2016

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 2016-2017 season kicks off with the hilarious and rockin' sci-fi musical, Little Shop of Horrors, based on the film by Roger Corman, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. The demonic plant opens on September 16; and performances run through October 16. Bill Fennelly directs a cast featuring Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern, Chaz Rose, David Meyers, Ebony Blake, Johari Nandi and Alexis Tidwell.

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Portland Center Stage's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2016

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 2016-2017 season kicks off with the hilarious and rockin' sci-fi musical, Little Shop of Horrors, based on the film by Roger Corman, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. The demonic plant opens on September 16; and performances run through October 16. Bill Fennelly directs a cast featuring Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern, Chaz Rose, David Meyers, Ebony Blake, Johari Nandi and Alexis Tidwell.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes on the Making of Audrey II Puppets in Portland Center Stage's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2016

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 2016-2017 season kicks off with the hilarious and rockin' sci-fi musical, Little Shop of Horrors, based on the film by Roger Corman, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. The demonic plant opens on September 16; and performances run through October 16. Bill Fennelly directs a cast featuring Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern, Chaz Rose, David Meyers, Ebony Blake, Johari Nandi and Alexis Tidwell.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/2/15- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2015

Today in 2003, Little Shop of Horrors opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 372 performances. Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. 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'.

STAGE TUBE: It's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Day!
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2015

Today's the day! Cult favorite LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS famously begins with the narration: 'On the 23rd day of the month of September...' To celebrate the special day, we're bringing you the opening number form the hit 1986 film!


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How many shows has Roger Corman written?
Roger Corman has written 1 shows including Little Shop of Horrors (Source Material).