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Little shop of horrors

Author: Alan Menken; Howard Ashman; Roger Corman
Publisher: New York : Samuel French, [1985] ©1985
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Acting editionView all editions and formats
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Little Shop of Horrors is a rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker (Seymour) who nurtures a plant (Audrey II) and discovers that it's bloodthirsty and highly intelligent, forcing him to kill to feed it. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by Menken in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Librettos
Plays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Menken, Alan.
Little shop of horrors.
New York : S. French, ©1985
(OCoLC)712559696
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Menken; Howard Ashman; Roger Corman
ISBN: 0573681821 9780573681820
OCLC Number: 13088992
Notes: "Samuel French theater bookshop ; #666."
Musical comedy libretto.
"Originally produced at the Orpheum Theatre, New York City, by the WPA Theatre, David Geffen, Cameron Mackintosh, and the Shubert Organization."--Title page
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Little shop of horrors.
Little shop of horrors (Motion picture : 1960)
Responsibility: book and lyrics by Howard Ashman ; music by Alan Menken ; based on the film by Roger Corman ; screenplay by Charles Griffith.

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Little Shop of Horrors is a rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker (Seymour) who nurtures a plant (Audrey II) and discovers that it's bloodthirsty and highly intelligent, forcing him to kill to feed it. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by 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 "Suddenly, Seymour".

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