By Andrew Gans
04 Jun 2008
Directed by Mark Waldrop, Little Shop will officially open June 8 and play a limited engagement through July 6.
The cast features Jared Gertner (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) as Seymour and Jenny Fellner (Sophie in Mamma Mia!) as Audrey with Stephen Berger (Mushnik), Darin DePaul, Badia Farha (Crystal), Montego Glover (Chiffon), Angela Grovey (Ronnette), Stacey Harris, Michael Latini, Michael James Leslie (Voice of Audrey 2), Asa Somers (Orin) and Tally Sessions.
The creative team also includes Vince Pesce (choreographer), Bruce Coyle (musical direction), Adam Koch (scenic coordination), Matthew Hemesath (costume design), Ben Stanton (lighting design), Randy Hansen (sound design) and Charles LaPointe (hair and wig design). Production stage manager is Brian Meister.
"Seymour is just a down-and-out clerk in a downtown flower shop," read Little Shop press notes, "but things start to look up when he discovers an unusual plant...with an even more unusual appetite."
The Paper Mill Playhouse is located on Brookside Drive in Millburn, NJ. For more information or to purchase tickets call (973) 376-4343 or visit www.papermill.org.