LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is coming to RISE!
Music and Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
Director: Brian Weissman
Producers: Pat Ferron and Sally Palmer
Stage Manager: William Bullard
Music Director: Michael Konnerth
Choreographer: Natania Perlman
October 22-30, 2022
Fridays and Saturdays: 7:30
The RISE Playhouse
142 Clinton St.
Woonsocket, RI 02985
Musical comedy will be in full bloom with this perennially-popular, award-winning musical. Little Shop of Horrors blends doo-wop, rock, and Motown tunes into a charming and totally-twisted, monster hit. A strange and unusual plant seems like just the thing to save the troubled Skid Row flower shop and its unfortunate employees, Seymour and Audrey. But when that plant turns out to feed on human blood alone with plans of world domination…well, things get messy. With Grammy and Academy Award-winning songs, you’ll laugh and cringe at this darkly comedic horror musical.
Audrey - Lily Jeswald, Lakeville, MA
Audrey II - Rama Rodriguez, Whitman, MA
Doo-wop - Jalyn King, Pawtucket, RI
Deputy Puppeteer - Jillian Baltruchitis, Bristol, RI
Doo-wop - Sophia Jeter, Providence, RI
Doo-wop, A-II understudy - Latrina Crim
Ensemble/Doo-Wop understudy - Adleigh Tellier, Lincoln, RI
Ensemble / Doo-Wop understudy - Kiara Nieves, Pawtucket, RI
Ensemble / Doo-Wop understudy - Britney Simard
Head Puppeteer - Rose Linnell
Mushnik - Ryan Gorman , Pawtucket, RI
Orin - Chad Moores
Puppet Team - Felix Burns
Puppet Team - Shannon McMillan, North Smithfield, RI
Seymour - Michael Eckenreiter, Pawtucket, RI
Press Photos are available upon request!
Now in our 16th season, Rhode Island Stage Ensemble is one of the pre-eminent theater companies of northern Rhode Island. Based in Woonsocket’s historic Morning Star Masonic Lodge, RISE’s mission is to provide quality, affordable theater performances and high-caliber education programs for children, youth, and adults.
Please don't hesitate to contact me! I'd love to discuss how this production and its actors connect to YOUR local community!
Artistic Director, Rhode Island Stage Ensemble