Little Shop of Horrors: Musical Info & Synopsis


Little Shop of Horrors takes place in a run-down flower shop on Skid Row. The story follows Seymour Krelborn, a meek and downtrodden floral assistant, and his discovery of a peculiar and carnivorous plant he names Audrey II. The plant quickly becomes the shop’s main attraction, drawing in crowds and bringing success to Seymour and the flower shop. However, this seemingly miraculous plant has a sinister appetite for human blood. As Audrey II grows, so does its demand for fresh victims, leading Seymour into a series of moral dilemmas. Little Shop of Horrors is a campy tale of ambition, love, and the consequences of making Faustian bargains.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1982)

Cast Size: 8

Genre: Comedy / Sci-Fi

Setting: 1960s / USA (Skid Row)

Creative Team

Music: Alan Menken

Lyrics/Book: Howard Ashman

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1982)➝

Broadway Cast (2003)➝

Off-Broadway Cast (2019)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1980s, Based on a MovieComedic, Dark, Edgy, Fantasy, Food, HorrorPopular

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