Box Office – Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Mar 8 – Jun 15, 2014

Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman

Music by Alan Menken
Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith

Directed by Bill Berry

A co-production with and performed at ACT – A Contemporary Theatre

This delightfully demented comedy of hapless lovers Seymour and Audrey and an unforgettable man-eating plant blends doo-wop, rock, and Motown into a hilarious send-up of B-movie horror flicks.

Running Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes with intermission

The Cast

Seymour Krelborn                              Joshua Carter

Audrey                                                  Jessica Skerritt

Mr. Mushnik                                        Jeffrey Steitzer

Audrey II (voice)                                  Ekello J. Harrid, Jr.

Audrey II (puppet)                               Eric Esteb

Orin Scrivello DDS                              David Anthony Lewis

Trio                                                        Nicole Prothro, Alexandria Henderson and Naomi Morgan



Plan Your Visit


PLEASE NOTE:  Little Shop of Horrors will be performed at ACT Theatre, located at 700 Union Street (on the corner of 7th Avenue and Union Street) in downtown Seattle, just two short blocks northeast of The 5th Avenue Theatre.

 The Washington State Convention & Trade Center Garage, located at 8th Avenue and Pike Street, has the parking closest to the theater. Evening prices are $6 after 5:00 PM and $7 during the day.  ACT subscribing members pay only $4.

The parking garage nearest to ACT Theatre that honors parking privileges for 5th Avenue Theatre subscribers is the Union Square Garage, located across the street from ACT Theatre.

 Parking for People with Disabilities Parking for people with disabilities is available at the Convention Center Garage. If you require wheelchair-accessible seating, please contact the ACT Ticket Office, online at or by calling (206) 292-7676.

Passenger Drop-Off Area
A passenger drop-off area is conveniently located just off the right lane of Convention Place (in the Convention Center underpass). There is an entrance to ACT Theatre located on the ground floor of the Convention Center, next to the entrance to Moby's Restaurant.
Assistive Listening Devices  ACT Theatre is equipped with the SCR/Sennheiser Listening Enhancement System, which amplifies stage sounds with the aid of headsets. Headsets are available free of charge in the lobby. And they're not only for people with hearing loss! Headsets can be helpful for anyone wanting a bit of extra help to catch every line.
Large Print Programs Available for every ACT Theatre mainstage production. Just ask a House Staff member before the show.

Our general recommendation for this production is that it is suitable for children age 14 and older. However, please call the ACT Ticket Office at 206-292-7676 to verify if a particular show is appropriate for you and your family.

As a courtesy to all audience members and the actors on stage, ACT Theatre does not allow at any time babes in arms or anyone younger than age 5. Everyone entering the theater must have a ticket.

Cameras, Cell Phones, Pagers & Other Electronic Devices
Photographic or recording equipment are not allowed in the theater. As a courtesy to all audience members and the actors on stage, please turn off all cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices BEFORE the show.

Food & Drink
Beverages and snacks are available in the ACT Theatre lobbies before the performance and during intermission. The full bar includes a selection of wines and beers, as well as a complete array of top shelf mixed cocktails. Concessions has fine chocolates, an assortment of candies, nuts, mints, and cookies. There is also coffee, juices, sodas and water.

Content Advisories

Rated PG

Little Shop of Horrors is based on the cult classic horror/comedy film directed by Roger Corman in 1960. The musical’s protagonist, Seymour Krelbourne, who works in a skid row florist’s shop, discovers a weird plant which he names “Audrey II” (after Audrey, the girl he loves). He soon discovers that the plant has an appetite for human flesh and blood.

Adult Language
There is a little mild adult language, including a couple of “hells” and “damns.” There is one use of “goddamn” and one vulgar expression (“No shit, Sherlock”). A song lyric about Seymour’s new success uses the word “screw,” but not in a sexual way (“All the world used to screw him/Now they interview him”). Audrey’s sadistic boyfriend is called a “sick bastard.”

Audrey’s boyfriend, a dentist, has a nitrous oxide habit and is seen using an inhaler.

Audrey is seen with a black eye and with her arm in a sling, the result of offstage domestic violence. At one point, her sadistic boyfriend slaps her onstage. She is afraid to leave him because “if he does this to me when he likes me, imagine what he’d do if he ever got mad.”

A character suffocates on stage and is later seen being fed to the plant; three additional characters are devoured by the monstrous Audrey II onstage, but these scenes are humorous rather than frightening.

Sexual References
Audrey wears some revealing clothing featuring low necklines.

PLEASE NOTE: This show is recommended for children ages 14 and older.  Children under the age of 5, including babes in arms, will not be admitted.

Our Continuing Partnership with ACT -- A Contemporary Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors is a co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT -- A Contemporary Theatre.  It follows our recent 2013 collaboration on Grey Gardens, our 2012 smash hit First Date, and our inaugural co-production in 2011, Vanities.  

The 5th Avenue and ACT Theatre began these partnerships in order to stage musicals each organization might not otherwise produce on their own.  With shared resources, the theaters can explore a wide variety of new and lesser-known musicals.  The Allen Theater at ACT is an ideal space to explore the more intimate musicals selected for this partnership.

ACT:  A Contemporary Theatre is located at 700 Union Street, just two short blocks northeast of The 5th Avenue Theatre.

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