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Little Shop Of Horrors FAQs

Based on the classic film by Roger Corman, Little Shop of Horrors is a deviously flavorsome smash musical about a meek floral assistant who raises a carnivorous plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind this audacious off-Broadway musical.

The original off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors was groundbreaking in its use of puppetry to bring the plant, Audrey II, to life. The Broadway production, which opened in 2003, used more advanced puppetry techniques to create an even more lifelike and unsettling Audrey II. The plant and its variative add-ons were controlled by five puppeteers. A diverse set of techniques was used for this astonishing, yet off-putting creature to play its role to the fullest. There were several types of puppets used in Little Shop of Horrors, including shadow puppets, remote-controlled, and animatronic.

The current off-Broadway revival is great for all kinds of groups, be it a school theater club or a family reunion. For one, the show is very entertaining and features a great story that is fun to untangle. The music is great, and the performers are all very talented. In addition, the sets, costumes, and puppetry are inventive and set just the right atmosphere for the action. Finally, the show is suitable for all ages, so it is a great option for a family outing or a night out with friends.

Yes! To book group tickets for Little Shop of Horrors, see availability and make a purchase online through Broadway Inbound website, or call our office directly.

A group of 10 or more people is the minimum number of tickets needed to get a group rate for Little Shop of Horrors off-Broadway.

The show is one of the most popular shows off-Broadway in 2022, and tickets are in high demand. The best way to get discount rates is to see the show with a group, as group rates are usually less expensive. Book early so you can take advantage of Little Shop of Horrors tickets while they're available.

You will know the seat locations for your group prior to making a payment. To book Little Shop of Horrors group tickets online, choose a date, section, and the number of tickets. After your request is submitted, our Broadway Inbound representative will confirm ticket availability and will send an invoice. Your seats will be included on the invoice. Once payment is made, your seats will be guaranteed.

Yes, the show is playing off-Broadway and is as popular as ever with its fresh approach to scenic design and the story.

Its first off-off-Broadway performances happened in 1982, before moving off-Broadway to Orpheum Theater. The carnivorous plant inhibited the Orpheum for five years. Little Shop of Horrors had several other productions in the US and abroad before officially premiering on Broadway in 2003. The show has now returned to off-Broadway in 2022.

The running time of Little Shop of Horrors is 2 hours, including intermission.

The recommended audience age for the show is 5+. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Little Shop of Horrors plays at the Westside Theatre Upstairs, located at 407 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036.


Theater’s capacity is 548 seats. Theatre opened in 1991.

It really depends on your preferences, but generally seats closer to the center of the auditorium give you the best view of the whole stage. However, all theaters are built for the best audience experience possible, so no matter where you sit you’ll have an amazing night.

The policies vary by theatre. Visit the Broadway Inbound COVID page for info on your show.

 

The policies vary by theatre. Visit the Broadway Inbound COVID page for info on your show.

 

It is recommended to arrive at least 30 minutes before the show starts, so you have enough time to check your coat, find your seats and get comfortable.

There is no specific dress code for shows off-Broadway, but most guests tend to dress up in smart casual attire.

Audiences can expect an unforgettable evening of music, laughter, and thrills when they experience Little Shop of Horrors off-Broadway. This classic tells the story of a florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and, eventually, flesh. As the plant grows larger and more demanding, the main hero must make increasingly gruesome sacrifices to keep it alive. The result is a darkly comic musical that is both hilarious and spine-tingling. With a catchy score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, Little Shop of Horrors is a classic and fan favorite that is not to be missed.

Usually, it is possible to seat all the members of one group together. In rare cases, depending on when you book your tickets, the venue may be heavily booked, and your group will have to be split up between the seats that are available. We can always suggest another date or show if it is an option for your company.

Make sure that you order your tickets from trusted sources. Broadway Inbound is an official distributor of group tickets for Broadway shows. We are a division of The Shubert Organization that’s been bringing top-notch musical theater to audiences for over 100 years. By buying tickets from us, you ensure that your order is legitimate and there are no hidden fees or surcharges.

Group tickets most often entitle you to receive discounts that make your order less expensive than buying 10+ separate tickets. Also, Broadway Inbound offers various experiences to enrich your trip. For example, you may join a workshop or a master class from Broadway professionals or consider adding a visit to The Museum of Broadway, opening in November of 2022.

The mighty team behind the new Little Shop of Horrors Off-Broadway production consists of director Michael Mayer, composer Alan Menken, lyricist Howard Ashman, choreographer Ellenore Scott, and scenic designer Julian Crouch.

Little Shop of Horrors is based on the iconic film by Roger Corman with a screenplay by Charles Griffith. This show is a carnivorous comedy about a meek floral assistant who raises a super-hungry plant that feeds off humans. This bloodthirsty botanical comedy is now playing Off-Broadway in the Westside Theatre Upstairs and has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album.

New York City is a special place to be because it is home to some of the most famous and iconic theaters in the world. These theaters have hosted the greatest most influential musicals and plays of all time. They have also been the site of many historic moments, both on and off stage.


Seeing a show on Broadway or off-Broadway is an unforgettable experience, and it is even more special when shared with friends or family, or a group of colleagues.

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