The Princeton High School drama department is excited to announce their upcoming production of the sci-fi smash musical “Little Shop of Horrors” on March 31st and April 1st, 2023, at 7 PM at Sally Skinner Council Auditorium. Book and lyrics are by Howard Ashman and music is by Alan Menken (the team also behind Disney’s “The Little Mermaid). The “Little Shop of Horrors” is a comedic horror-rock musical that tells the story of a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh and is based on the 1960 film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith, and inspiring a screen version of the musical, directed by Frank Oz, in 1986.
The Princeton High School cast features Brayden Schwartz (junior) as Seymour, Emma Frost (senior) as Audrey, and Brennan Roden (junior) as Orin Scrivello, DDS (Audrey’s abusive dentist boyfriend). In supporting roles are Cameron Adkisson (junior), Addison Compton(sophomore), and Jordan VandeVenter (sophomore) as the Urchins (street kids and Greek chorus), Phillip Goodale (sophomore) as Mushnik (the florist), and Mark Kirkpatrick (junior) as the Voice of Audrey II (the plant). Members of the ensemble are Angela Frost (freshman), Kimberly Imsland (sophomore), Anna Lanier (sophomore), Kit Lawrence (sophomore), Bianka Nickelsen (freshman), Uriah Pearson (junior), and Elin Workman (freshman. The show is directed by Sara Compton and choreography is by Lindsay Philhower/Main Street Dance Academy. Ron McCutchan is the music director and Steven Olson will be conducting the live pit band.
Tickets may be purchased for $10 at the door. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see the students of Princeton High School showcase their talent in this iconic production. For more information, contact Ron McCutchan at 815-303-9151 or [email protected] or Sara Compton at 815-878-754 or [email protected]