Little Shop of Horrors

Musical - Original

Virginia Theatre

  • First Preview: August 29, 2003
  • Opening Date: October 2, 2003
  • Closing Date: August 22, 2004
  • Previews: 40
  • Performances: 372

Lyrics: Howard Ashman

Book: Howard Ashman

Music: Alan Menken

Synopsis

In this campy musical based on the 1960s cult horror film, nerdy Seymour, a florist's clerk, buys and nourishes a Venus fly trap-like plant, which he names for his beloved co-worker Audrey. The plant ultimately grows big enough to devour everything in its path.

 

Opening Night Cast

Hunter Foster in Little Shop of Horrors Hunter Foster Seymour
Kerry Butler in Little Shop of Horrors Kerry Butler Audrey
Douglas Sills in Little Shop of Horrors Douglas Sills Orin, Bernstein, Luce, Snip and Everyone Else
Derelict, Skid Row Occupant
Rob Bartlett in Little Shop of Horrors Rob Bartlett Mushnik
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Opening Night Production Credits

Howard Ashman Howard Ashman Book
Alan Menken Alan Menken Music
Howard Ashman Howard Ashman Lyrics
Jerry Zaks Jerry Zaks Director
Kathleen Marshall Kathleen Marshall Choreographer
Scott Pask Scott Pask Set Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Hunter Foster Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Distinguished Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Hunter Foster Nominee
2004 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Kerry Butler Nominee
2004 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Actor in a Musical Hunter Foster Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Aug. 22, 2004 12 $394,213
$832,878
$18,159 $56.55
$240.00
6971
1210
8
0
72.01% 1.83%
Aug. 15, 2004 11 $376,054
$832,878
$29,610 $55.36
$240.00
6793
1210
8
0
70.18% 4.52%
Aug. 8, 2004 10 $346,444
$832,878
-$34,570 $54.51
$240.00
6356
1210
8
0
65.66% -7.05%
Aug. 1, 2004 9 $381,014
$832,878
- $54.14
$240.00
7038
1210
8
0
72.71% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,497,725
$3,331,512
  $55.14 27158
38720
32
0
70.14 %  
Cumulative
  $20,607,589
$40,431,149
  $58.52
$240.00
350389
498516
372
40
70.29 %  
 
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