Starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia and John Candy
With Special Appearance by Steve Martin
“A hothouse full of laughs.” – Chicago Tribune
Pre-show activities begin at 6:30 PM
Meek flower shop assistant Seymour (Rick Moranis) pines for co-worker Audrey (Ellen Greene). During a total eclipse, he discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey II, which feeds only on human flesh and blood. The growing plant attracts a great deal of business for the previously struggling store. After a feeding accident gone wrong, Seymour must come up with more creative ways to feed the increasingly bloodthirsty plant.
The 1986 film has a surprisingly complex history; it began as a short story, then became a low-budget film, before turning into an Off-Broadway play, when finally Frank Oz and his team created this quirky, dark screen version. Many fans do not know that this adaptation originally had a far more sinister ending…
Photo: Courtesy Swank Motion Pictures