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September 17, 2019
The Poplar Pike Playhouse is excited to announce its deviously delicious fall production, Little Shop of Horrors. This comedy musical is based on the 1960 movie by Roger Corman and book by Howard Ashman with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Ashman. The story follows Seymour, a down on his luck employee at a flower shop who acquires a mysterious plant. The plant has the appearance and characteristics of a venus fly trap. However, this plant not only eats insects, but it seems to also have a preference for humans.
Seymour must work to keep the demanding plant satisfied and deal with its growing popularity. Seymour, in the meantime, also gains the attention of his love interest, Audrey, and finds himself in the middle of her relationship with her abusive dentist boyfriend, Orin.
This musical is filled with memorable characters and catchy songs as well. “Prologue (Little Shop of Horrors),” “Feed Me (Git It),” and the ballad “Somewhere That’s Green” are just a few of the catchy songs that appear in this audience favorite. “I love Little Shop of Horrors. The music, the characters and the story all make for such a fun show,” shared Kaitlyn Poindexter who plays the role of Audrey.
The cast of Little Shop of Horrors includes: Ternyce Anderson, Jamaia Chase, Roman Clark, Gabriel Eskridge, Brima Gassama, Kadiatu Gassama, Andrew Heady, Garrett Heady, DanE Henderson, Mariques Lambert, Ethan McCraw, Gilana Moody, Kaitlyn Poindexter, Adria Richardson, Delaney Smith, and Brianna Strong.
Make plans to come see this smash hit musical when it hits the PPP stage October 31- November 9! Call for tickets when they go on sale in October. For more information, call the Poplar Pike Playhouse Box Office at (901)755-7775 or visit PPP.org. To keep up with the latest news and get behind the scenes look, follow the Playhouse on Facebook, Instagram(@poplarpikeplayhouse), and Twitter (@ppptheatre). The Poplar Pike Playhouse is the theatre complex located on the campus of Germantown High School.
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