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Devlyn Camp Chicago Theatre Reviewer adds production assistant to his credits

February 25, 2012 News Comments Off on Devlyn Camp Chicago Theatre Reviewer adds production assistant to his credits

STREET TEMPO THEATRE ANNOUNCES

THE SECOND PRODUCTION OF THEIR INAUGURAL SEASON: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS AT STAGE 773 APRIL 9 – MAY 13

Street Tempo Theatre Presents a New Twist on the Classic Production

CHICAGO –Street Tempo Theatre announces Little Shop of Horrors as the second production for the newly launched musical theatre company. Street Tempo Theatre is committed to creating raw, intimate, thought-provoking musical theatre in Chicago and opened their first season with the 1970’s cult classic Let My People Come. The Company’s production of Little Shop of Horrors is Co-Directed by Street Tempo Theatre Artistic Director Brian Posen and Music Director Kory Danielson. Previews for Little Shop of Horrors are Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10 at 8 p.m. Preview tickets are $15. Opening/Press night is Wednesday, April 11 at 8 p.m. The production runs through Sunday, May 13 with regular performances Thursdays – Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $38 and may be purchased at www.stage773.com, by phone at 773.327.5252 or in person at the Stage 773 box office.  Senior, student and group discounts are available. For more information on Street Tempo Theatre visit www.streettempotheatre.com.

Street Tempo Theatre’s Little Shop of Horrors will take the audience on a journey through the streets of Skid Row to a struggling flower shop where a blood-thirsty plant from another world is anxiously awaiting her next victim. Seductive, tragic, and full of twisted humor, this darkly re-imagined production of Little Shop of Horrors is an onstage homage to b-movie cult films of the 1960’s.

Street Tempo Theatre’s production of Little Shop of Horrors will prove to be a refreshing take on a musical theatre classic. The company’s mission is to showcase work that has never, or rarely, been seen in Chicago and put a fresh spin on old classics – and this production will do just that!,” said Artistic Director Brian Posen and founder of Street Tempo Theatre.

The complete cast and production team for Little Shop of Horrors includes:

CAST:             Erin Creighton (Audrey), John Sessler (Seymour), Candace Edwards (Audrey II, The Plant), Patrick Cannon (Orin), Scott Olson (Mushnik), Will Hoyer (Urchin,) Krystal Metcalfe (Lead Urchin), Sharriese Hamilton (Urchin), Ben Burke (ensemble), Robert Quintanilla (ensemble), Hannah Corneau (ensemble), Allyson Graves (ensemble) and Sasha Smith (ensemble).
CREW:            Brian Posen (Street Tempo Theatre artistic director), Kory Danielson (music director), Evan Lasko (company manager/stage manager), Amy Uhl (choreographer), Katie-Sarah Phillips (costume designer), Dave Ferguson (set designer), Claire Chrzan (lighting designer,) Michael McBride (assistant music director), Danni Parpan (props master), Devlyn Camp (production assistant).

Little Shop of Horrors is the second production of Street Tempo Theatre. Previews for are Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10 at 8 p.m. Preview tickets are $15. Opening/Press night is Wednesday, April 11 at 8 p.m. The production runs through Sunday, May 13 with regular performances Thursdays – Saturdays at 8 p.m and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $38 and may be purchased at www.stage773.com, by phone at 773.327.5252 or in person at the Stage 773 box office.  Senior, student and group discounts are available. For more information on Street Tempo Theatre visit www.streettempotheatre.com.

 


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