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Porthouse’s ‘Little Store of Horrors’ maintains the display’s charmingly extraordinary flavors

Horrifying-licious sci-fi meets paranormal pop/rock in Porthouse Theatre’s manufacturing of horror musical comedy “Little Store of Horrors,” directed through Terri J. Kent. And whilst it’s going to make you 2d bet buying a venus flytrap anytime quickly, the display indubitably wil have you ever bopping to your seats.

Loosely in line with the Sixties B film of the similar title, the musical model with ebook and lyrics through Howard Ashman and song through Alan Menken — had its Off-Broadway premiere in 1982, successful a number of awards, together with the 1982-1983 Drama Table Award for Exceptional Musical.

Just like the man-eating plant itself, further productions started sprouting up in different portions of the arena, starting with one in London’s West Finish, adopted through a number of in Australia and Canada.

Speedy ahead to lately, and the story of Seymour, Audrey and her murderous namesake, the Audrey II, has change into a staple amongst theater seasons offered through top colleges, schools {and professional} venues.

The present Off-Broadway revival opened in 2019 and contours Broadway vet Christian Borle as masochist Orin Scrivello, DDS.
The tale takes position at Mushnik’s Skid Row Flower Store, which is hurting for industry till nebbish worker Seymour Krelbourne places his “atypical and fascinating plant” within the window. Magically, a buyer is instantly attracted to the plant and orders $100 price of roses.

It doesn’t take lengthy to understand that the important thing to the store’s luck is the well being and enlargement of that plant — lovingly named “Audrey II” after the thing of Seymour’s affection, co-worker Audrey, who’s in an abusive dating with Orin Scrivello, a dentist who enjoys causing ache on his sufferers … and his female friend.

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