Well how about that. Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal can hold a tune quite nicely and even tell a joke, as he appears in a stage version of the old classic Little Shop or Horrors. The actor, well known for appearances in the more gruesome...Show More Summary
Jake Gyllenhaal may be a big star in Hollywood, but for theatergoers on Thursday night at New York City Center's production of Little Shop Of Horrors, it was all about Ellen Greene. The actress was reprising her signature role of Audrey, which she originated in the early '80s off-Broadway and also portrayed in the film. Greene was [...]
Encores! Off-Center summer series revives Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s 1982 musical with Ellen Greene returning to her signature role.
Proving he’s a viable stage actor, Jake Gyllenhaal received a warm reception as he kicked off his limited run in the revival of “Little Shop of Horrors” in New York City on Wednesday night (July 1). The “Southpaw” star was joined byShow More Summary
Saturday Night Live star Taran Killam makes his City Center musical debut in New York this week in a revival of Little Shop of Horrors, an experience he describes as “a good healthy mixture of confident to show people what I can do” and “crazy, insecure, nervous to not make a [...]
The mood was ecstatic last night for the first of three concert performances of Little Shop of Horrors, the nearly perfect 1982 musical that’s the centerpiece of this summer’s “Encores! Off-Center” series. (The two remaining performances are today at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) In the dark before the purple... More »
UPDATE Thursday AM with more performance information: Judy Garland at the Palace had nothing on the crowd that roared when Ellen Greene made her entrance Wednesday night on stage at New York’s City Center for the first of just three performances in a staged concert of Little Shop Of Horrors (Thursday’s matinee and evening shows are nearly sold out). Show More Summary
Jake Gyllenhaal happily poses alongside his co-star Ellen Greene backstage at the opening night of Little Shop of Horrors held at the Manhattan Theatre Club at New York City Center on Wednesday (July 1) in New York City. The 34-year-old actor and Ellen, 64, were joined on stage by their other cast mates SNL‘s Taran [...]
What follows is an unadulterated rave for the Encores! Off-Center presentation, at City Center, of the beloved Howard-Ashman-Alan Menken Little Shop of Horrors, as adapted from the 1960 Roger Corman movie. But if I were you, I'd stop reading right now and hustle to the theater to grab whatever tickets are available. Show More Summary
Judy Garland at the Palace had nothing on the crowd that roared when Ellen Greene made her entrance Wednesday night on stage at New York’s City Center for the final of just two performances in a staged concert of Little Shop Of Horrors. Show More Summary
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” continued its domination of New York theater awards May 31 at the 60th annual Drama Desk Awards, becoming the first Off-Broadway musical to take home top honors since “Little Shop of Horrors” in 1983. Hosted...Show More Summary
Little shop of horrors. We're going to need a bigger cage. (via Obvious Plant) Serial prankster Jeff Wysaski of Obvious Plant is back to destroy the hopes and dreams of any kid who desperately wants to raise an atomic monstrosity (or, even worse, a Guy Fieri hamster). Show More Summary
Awesome Arizona artistic, Layla, is not only a fantastic drummer, cosplay costume creator, and tee shirt designer, she's also a top notch prop master. Check out this amazing Little Shop of Horrors inspired, and fully functioning venus...Show More Summary
VideoMatt Weiner has never been Aaron Sorkin. The West Wing creator has always had a soft spot for the workplace, arguing that at its best, an office can be like a family. The Mad Men creator possesses no such sentimentality. Sure, Mad Men was primarily a workplace drama, and was at [...]
A few weeks back, Vivian examined Jake Gyllenhaal's potential to succeed in a musical role, as he hopes to when playing Seymour in a short-run production of Little Shop of Horrors. One thing she uncovered is that singing in public.....
Last night, I was lucky enough to attend a performance of Little Shop of Horrors at my rival high school. I had seen it four years ago, and my freshman eyes and ears did not pick up on the sexism, racism, and homoerotic undertones. This time, however, I was fully aware of the sexual deviancy [...]Show More Summary
If you haven’t had time to peruse our casting notices this week, we did some leg work for you! Here are six projects, including film, commercials, and television, that could be a perfect fit! “LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS”The creative team for this nonunion production of “Little Shop of Horrors” is casting multiple roles out of Simi Valley, Calif. Show More Summary
There are a lot of excellent Chinese restaurants in the world. This story is not about one of them. In fact, as police in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discovered last week, this place was less of a restaurant than a little shop of horrors — and this horror show was all-too-real. Show More Summary
Suddenly Gyllenhaal! Jake Gyllenhaal will briefly star as tortured florist Seymour Krelborn in a limited -run revival of Little Shop of Horrors. But wait, that's not even the big news. Ellen Green is also returning as Audrey! Read more...
Jake Gyllenhaal will make his stage musical debut as geeky florist Seymour Krelborn in the upcoming Encores! Off-Center production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s Little Shop of Horrors. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.