Little Shop of Horrors is a multi-genre musical that includes aspects of horror, comedy, and rock.
The show premiered off-Broadway in 1982 and was written by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman. The show follows a forlorn floral shop assistant, Seymour Krelborn, and a plant he discovers and names after his crush. The plant feeds only on human flesh and blood. After the plant helps the little floral shop bring in more customers, Krelborn begins to uncover the truth about the plant’s origins and its plan to take over the world.
Palomar’s production of the show will be directed by Moonlight Stage Productions founder, Kathy Brombacher. “In this production, we see every iteration of the monster from the initial wilting seedling to a monstrous life-size terror. This production will also have amazing choreography, lighting, sound, scenery, and a live full-size orchestra,” said Brombacher in a press release. The music director for the production will be Ellen Weller and the choreography will be by Valarie Clark.
The performances for the show will be March 11-20, 2022; Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:00 PM and Sunday at 2:00 PM. The show will be at Howard Brubeck Theatre on the Palomar College campus. Tickets can be purchased on the Palomar Performing Arts website or at this link. Ticket prices range from $10-$20 and parking will be free at parking lots 1 and 15.