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Audrey 2 the venus flytrap surrounded by other venus flytraps on a green leafy background.
Thu 25 Jul 2024 - Sun 28 Jul 2024
Little Shop of Horrors
Musical
Theatre

Following the sell-out success of last year’s production of The Addams Family, Leeds Grand Youth Theatre (LGYT) will be taking over The Varieties stage for the 11th year this summer with a brand-new revival of the ever-popular horror musical Little Shop of Horrors.

It’s New York, 1960: Seymour Krelbourne, a hapless orphan, changes the fortunes of Mushnik’s failing flower shop on Skid Row when he finds a very strange-looking plant in the market after a sudden eclipse of the sun. He names the plant Audrey 2 after co-worker and woman of his dreams, Audrey Fulquard, but it turns out the sinister succulent who sings for its supper has ambitions of his own, and before you can say Baby Bio, Seymour is feeding the horticultural horror a string of supporting cast members…

Can Seymour and Audrey break free of Skid Row and be happy? Or will their all-consuming love be… well… CONSUMED!

With a cast of 60 young people aged 8-18 years and a live pit band, LGYT brings their signature style to this well-loved classic.

Credits: Director, Lizi Patch; Choreographer, Dawn Holgate; Musical Director, Pete Rosser; Designer, Dave Greaves; Lighting Designer, Sean Webster; Sound Designer, Kieran Ragan

Little Shop of Horrors is presented by arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI). All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI

City Varieties

Swan Street
Leeds
LS1 6LW
United Kingdom

53.799003, -1.542495

    Date
    Thu 25 Jul 2024 - Sun 28 Jul 2024
    Show all dates/times
    Thu 25 Jul 2024
    7:30 pm
    Fri 26 Jul 2024
    7:30 pm
    Sat 27 Jul 2024
    2:00 pm
    Sat 27 Jul 2024
    7:30 pm
    Sun 28 Jul 2024
    2:00 pm

    Ticket price

    £
    15
    £
    18

    Running Time: 2hrs 15mins (approx. including interval)

    Age Guidance: 8+ (parental guidance recommended)

    Triggers and advisories: dark subject matter that includes violent scenes, scenes of people being eaten, violence against women and domestic abuse, and infrequent bad language

    Prices include a £2 booking fee and where applicable, a £1.20 charge for postage will be payable

    Credits: Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman; Music by Alan Menken; Vocal Arrangement by Robert Billig; Orchestration by Robert Merkin; Based on the film by Roger Corman; Screenplay by Charles Griffith; Originally produced by the WPA Theatre (Kyle Renick, Producing Director); Originally produced by the Orpheum Theatre, NYC by the WPA; Theatre, David Geffen, Cameron Mackintosh and the Shubert Organisation

    Accessibility
    Wheelchair access
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