History Theatre / LittleShopOfHorrors

7th Dec '16 12:17:08 AM Pamina
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* DespairEventHorizon: [[spoiler:Audrey's death.]]

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* DespairEventHorizon: [[spoiler:Audrey's death.death is this for Seymour.]]
25th Oct '16 10:22:11 AM dsneybuf
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->''"Feed me! Feed me!... [[ChewingTheScenery Feed me]], Seymour!"''

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->''"Feed me! Feed me!... [[ChewingTheScenery Feed me]], me, Seymour!"''
14th Oct '16 8:23:35 PM AdelePotter
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* FriendshipMoment: Chiffon, Ronette, and Crystal get two with Audrey. In the first, they encourage her to dump Orin and find a man that's worth her time -- namely, Seymour. In the second, Audrey isn't present, but when the girls meet Orin for the first time and realize he's the scumbag that's been abusing Audrey, they tell him to get lost and leave Audrey alone. ...And try to beat the crap out of him while they're at it! (It doesn't work, but it's the thought that counts.)
3rd Sep '16 4:08:01 PM CamrocG
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* EroticDream: In the 2009 UK tour, the plant sleeps at one point and says "Yeah, baby. Make my stems all woody."



* MoodWhiplash

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* MoodWhiplashMoodWhiplash: Aplenty. The show blurs the line between comedy and horror to a remarkable degree.
** Seymour [[spoiler: [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone agonising after killing Mushnik]]]] is interrupted almost immediately by the arrival of Crystal, Ronette and Chiffon, who are ecstatic after seeing Seymour on the news.



* MurderTheHypotenuse

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* MurderTheHypotenuseMurderTheHypotenuse: While Seymour is compelled to do away with [[BastardBoyfriend Orin]] because of how terribly he treats Audrey, reasoning that she'd be better off without him and his abuse, Mushnik jumps to the conclusion that Seymour killed Orin so he could move in on Audrey.



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDoneMyGodWhatHaveIDone: Seymour has at least two of these moments during the plot:
** Following [[spoiler: Mushnik's death]] (complete with a DarkReprise of "Mushnik and Son" to hammer the mood home).
** And again after he discovers the true extent of Audrey II's plan's - world domination.


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* EroticDream: In the 2009 UK tour, the plant sleeps at one point and says "Yeah, baby. Make my stems all woody."


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* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: Subverted after [[spoiler: Audrey has been attacked by the plant]] - some productions have her come out of the plant's mouth smiling and feeling fine, only to collapse moments later as she begins to die.
17th Aug '16 12:48:09 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* LyricalDissonance: Quite a lot: cheerful, rousing rock/motown numbers spliced with references to horror and bloodshed are the order of the day here.

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* LyricalDissonance: Quite a lot: cheerful, rousing rock/motown rock/Motown numbers spliced with references to horror and bloodshed are the order of the day here.



* MurderByInaction: Seymour tries to shoot Orin the DepravedDentist, but can't bring himself to. Moments later, Orin gets himself high inside a mask full of gas, but finds he can't get it off and begs Seymour to help him get it off (while he laugh maniacally.) Seymour just stands by and watches Orin suffocate.

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* MurderByInaction: Seymour tries to shoot Orin the DepravedDentist, but can't bring himself to. Moments later, Orin gets himself high inside a mask full of gas, but finds he can't get it off and begs Seymour to help him get it off (while he laugh laughs maniacally.) Seymour just stands by and watches Orin suffocate.
9th Aug '16 10:02:53 PM PaulA
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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The 2016 Australian production starts out with all sets, costumes, and props (and even Audrey's ''hair'') in black-and-white -- with the exception of Audrey II. As Seymour's life improves (and Audrey II's influence grows), more color appears, until it ends in full color.


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* SignificantDoubleCasting: In the 2016 Australian production, there isn't a separate voice actor for Audrey II, which instead is voiced by the actors of the characters it's eaten. This means that it speaks with the VoiceOfTheLegion toward the end -- and that in all the early arguments with Seymour, when Audrey II hasn't had a taste of anyone else yet, the actor playing Seymour is speaking and singing both sides of the argument.
9th Aug '16 9:54:22 PM PaulA
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** In some productions, Audrey II's tentacles drop from the ceiling to assault the audience.



* GriefSong: In the German version, Seymour responds to [[spoiler:Audrey's death]] with a DarkReprise of "Suddenly Seymour".


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!!Specific productions have added examples of:
* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: In some productions, Audrey II's tentacles drop from the ceiling to assault the audience.
* GriefSong: In the German version, Seymour responds to [[spoiler:Audrey's death]] with a DarkReprise of "Suddenly Seymour".
12th Jun '16 8:26:25 PM AdelePotter
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* SlutShaming: Played with in regards to Audrey, who is heavily implied to have worked as a stripper to make ends meet back when the shop wasn't doing very well. Audrey seems to slut-shame ''herself'', citing her old job as a reason she doesn't "deserve" a good life or a good boyfriend, which fits with the fact that she has ''no'' self-esteem. She also met Orin at this job, and some of his dialogue (including outright referring to Audrey as a slut) implies that he does this to her as well, possibly using it to "justify" his abuse of her. Seymour, on the other hand, averts it, which makes sense seeing as how he views Audrey as God's gift to humanity. When she tells him about her old job, he clearly couldn't care less, outright saying that what Audrey did to pay the bills doesn't make her a bad person by any stretch.



* SomewhereSong

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* SomewhereSongSomewhereSong: "Somewhere That's Green" is a whole song of Audrey daydreaming about her idea of a perfect life -- living with Seymour in a suburb.



* TragicDropout: The Urchins, Chiffon, Crystal, and Ronnette, are stated to have stopped going to school after fifth grade, and are thus trapped on Skid Row.
-->"''Better ourselves''? Mister, when you're from Skid Row, there ain't no such thing."



* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: [[spoiler:Audrey.]]

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* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: [[spoiler:Audrey.[[spoiler:Audrey, the most goodhearted person the show, ultimately gets eaten, even ''asking'' Seymour to feed her to the plant, since she was going to die anyway, and she thought if the plant could continue to live, Seymour could keep living happily off its money.]]
30th May '16 4:07:41 PM LondonKdS
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* BoDiddleyBeat: "Mean Green Mother From Outer Space" uses it at the end of each stanza during the rap section.
13th May '16 6:08:25 PM Scorpio3002
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* TooDumbToLive: When Mushnik discovers Seymour killed Orin, Seymour tells Mushnik that he put the day's profits inside the plant for safekeeping and tells him to climb inside of it and get it. He does so and gets eaten. And later, when Seymour discovers Audrey II's true intentions for world domination, he climbs inside its mouth with a matches to try and kill it from the inside... and gets eaten.

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* TooDumbToLive: When Mushnik discovers Seymour killed Orin, Seymour tells Mushnik that he put the day's profits inside the plant for safekeeping and tells him to climb inside of it and get it. He does so and gets eaten. And later, when Seymour discovers Audrey II's true intentions for world domination, he climbs inside its mouth with a matches machete to try and kill it from the inside... and gets eaten.
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