Little Shop's Butler to Sing on "Weekend Today"

News   Little Shop's Butler to Sing on "Weekend Today" Kerry Butler, who portrays Audrey in the Broadway bow of Little Shop of Horrors, will guest on "Weekend Today in New York" Nov. 8.
Kerry Butler (left) with Hunter Foster in Little Shop of Horrors
Kerry Butler (left) with Hunter Foster in Little Shop of Horrors Photo by Paul Kolnick

Butler will perform her Act I ballad, "Somewhere That's Green," on the NBC talk show, which airs in the metropolitan area 9-10:30 AM; check local listings. Butler's performance of the Alan Menken-Howard Ashman tune is scheduled for approximately 9:40 AM ET.

Kerry Butler currently stars opposite Hunter Foster in Little Shop of Horrors. She portrayed Penny Pingleton in the original Broadway cast of Hairspray, and her other Broadway credits include Belle in Beauty and the Beast, Eponine in Les Misérables and Ms. Jones in Blood Brothers. Off-Broadway she was seen in Bat Boy The Musical, The "I" Word, Prodigal and The Folsom Head.

Little Shop plays the Virginia Theatre, located at 245 West 52nd Street. Tickets are available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by logging on to www.telecharge.com.