Theatre of Anthem Presents Little Shop of
Ariz. February 1, 2013
– Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces performances for the charming,
tuneful and hilarious Little Shop of Horrors February 28 – March 10. One
of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows of all time, this affectionate spoof
of 1950s sci-fi movies has become a household name.
With great music and intriguing characters, Little Shop never fails to
award-winning cast is comprised of 25 Valley youth, ages 13-19. The production
staff includes director Keith Huff, vocal director Cris Wo, and ariZoni-winning
choreographer Shawna Weitekamp.
show features a down-and out skid row floral assistant who becomes an overnight
sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh
blood. Soon "Audrey II" grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed,
R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for
feeding its growing appetite, finally revealing itself to be an alien creature
poised for global domination!
music, composed by Alan Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll,
doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title
song, "Skid Row (Downtown)", "Somewhere That's Green", and
take place February 28 and March 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 at 7:00 p.m., and March 2, 3,
9 and 10 at 3:00 at MTA’s performance space, 42323 N. Vision Way, Bldg. 2,
Anthem, AZ 85086.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org.
Adult tickets are $18 and Students,
Seniors and Children 12 and under are $15.
Photo courtesy of Barbara Stitzer.
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