History Theatre / LittleShopOfHorrors

20th Mar '17 8:38:51 AM masterofthehouse
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* BoDiddleyBeat: "Mean Green Mother From Outer Space" uses it at the end of each stanza during the rap section.
* BoredomMontage



* VillainSong: "Dentist", "Feed Me", "Suppertime" and "Mean Green Mother."

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* VillainSong: "Dentist", "Feed Me", "Suppertime" and "Mean Green Mother.""Suppertime".


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* DragQueen: The Berksire Theatre Group's production reinvents Audrey II as [[http://scontent.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-15/s480x480/e35/c0.117.937.937/13767656_1757697007836133_1977740850_n.jpg?ig_cache_key=MTMwMTEwMDM5Njk0NDgyNDU2MA%3D%3D.2.c a drag queen]] (voiced by an offstage actress) instead of a puppet, adding a new, seductive layer to its relationship with Seymour.
28th Feb '17 5:32:49 PM PaulA
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The original musical was famous for its KillEmAll ending, with the moral of "Don't feed the plants" serving as a fitting metaphor for avoiding temptation, and [[DealWithTheDevil deals that sound too good to be true]]. The film version follows the stage version fairly closely except for a FocusGroupEnding in which the Audrey II is defeated and Seymour and Audrey survive to live [[StepfordSuburbia happily ever after]]. It was also one of the first mainstream musicals with a rock n roll-style score that [[Theatre/{{Grease}} wasn't specifically composed to fit it's story]].[[note]]Though the movie ambiguously sets it in the early-to-mid sixties.[[/note]]

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The original musical was famous for its KillEmAll ending, with the moral of "Don't feed the plants" serving as a fitting metaphor for avoiding temptation, and [[DealWithTheDevil deals that sound too good to be true]]. The film version follows the stage version fairly closely except for a FocusGroupEnding in which the Audrey II is defeated and Seymour and Audrey survive to live [[StepfordSuburbia happily ever after]]. It was also one of the first mainstream musicals with a rock n roll-style score that [[Theatre/{{Grease}} wasn't specifically composed to fit it's its story]].[[note]]Though the movie ambiguously sets it in the early-to-mid sixties.[[/note]]
28th Feb '17 4:19:32 AM NWolfman
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The original musical was famous for its KillEmAll ending, with the moral of "Don't feed the plants" serving as a fitting metaphor for avoiding temptation, and [[DealWithTheDevil deals that sound too good to be true]]. The film version follows the stage version fairly closely except for a FocusGroupEnding in which the Audrey II is defeated and Seymour and Audrey survive to live [[StepfordSuburbia happily ever after]].

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The original musical was famous for its KillEmAll ending, with the moral of "Don't feed the plants" serving as a fitting metaphor for avoiding temptation, and [[DealWithTheDevil deals that sound too good to be true]]. The film version follows the stage version fairly closely except for a FocusGroupEnding in which the Audrey II is defeated and Seymour and Audrey survive to live [[StepfordSuburbia happily ever after]].
after]]. It was also one of the first mainstream musicals with a rock n roll-style score that [[Theatre/{{Grease}} wasn't specifically composed to fit it's story]].[[note]]Though the movie ambiguously sets it in the early-to-mid sixties.[[/note]]
20th Feb '17 12:36:33 AM PaulA
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* CutSong: Lots - A Little Dental Music, The Worse He Treats Me, We'll Have Tomorrow, and I Found a Hobby.



* IfWeGetThroughThis: Used, and the focus of [[CutSong We'll Have Tomorrow]].



* ShoutOut: The cut song "Bad" (rewritten for the film as "Mean Green Mother From Outer Space") had Audrey II boasting about how much badder he is than Franchise/{{Godzilla}}, Film/KingKong and the Film/BrideOfFrankenstein.
** The three urchins are named for three different girl groups of the sixties (The Crystals, The Ronettes and The Chiffons). The songs reference and parody the sixties music scene, both lyrically and stylistically. [[http://mondomusicals.blogspot.com/2010/08/little-shop-of-horrors-cross.html This blog has a pretty comprehensive overview]].

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* ShoutOut: The cut song "Bad" (rewritten for the film as "Mean Green Mother From Outer Space") had Audrey II boasting about how much badder he is than Franchise/{{Godzilla}}, Film/KingKong and the Film/BrideOfFrankenstein.
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The three urchins are named for three different girl groups of the sixties (The Crystals, The Ronettes and The Chiffons). The songs reference and parody the sixties music scene, both lyrically and stylistically. [[http://mondomusicals.blogspot.com/2010/08/little-shop-of-horrors-cross.html This blog has a pretty comprehensive overview]].



* TheSongBeforeTheStorm: The cut song "We'll Have Tomorrow" would have taken place in the shop shortly before "Sominex/Suppertime II".



* TemptingFate: Several cases, as in the cut song "We'll Have Tomorrow". The best example has to be when Seymour first agrees to feed blood to the tiny plant: "Well, okay...as long as you don't make a ''habit'' of it or anything!"

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* TemptingFate: Several cases, as in the cut song "We'll Have Tomorrow". The best example has to be when When Seymour first agrees to feed blood to the tiny plant: "Well, okay...as long as you don't make a ''habit'' of it or anything!"
19th Feb '17 3:58:22 PM lilmissfangirl
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* ScareChord: When Mr. Mushnik confronts Seymour before Suppertime about evidence linking him to Orin's murder, his words are punctuated these chords. [[{{Lampshading}} The piano conductor score itself even titles this section]] "Melodramatic Chords."
19th Feb '17 3:40:10 PM lilmissfangirl
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* CutSong: Lots - A Little Dental Music, The Worse He Treats Me, We'll Have Tomorrow, and I Found a Hobby.



'''[[spoiler:Audrey]]:''' I'll finally be somewhere that's green.\\

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'''[[spoiler:Audrey]]:''' Finally I'll finally be somewhere that's green.\\



* Foreshadowing: Orin tells Seymour "somebody'd make you a goddam[sic] ''partner'' to get their hands on this," referring to Audrey II. The song after this scene, Mushnik and Son, has Mushnik convince Seymour to be his son so he can keep Seymour and the profits from the plant in the shop. Mushnik offers to make Seymour a partner: "Mushnik and son/sounds great/three words with the ring of fate/so say you'll incorporate with me." We find out Mushnik's shop was renamed to Mushnik and Son when Audrey and Seymour field calls in Call Back in the Morning - "Mushnik and Son, Skid Row's Favorite Florists, can you hold?"

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* Foreshadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: Orin tells Seymour "somebody'd make you a goddam[sic] ''partner'' to get their hands on this," referring to Audrey II. The song after this scene, Mushnik and Son, has Mushnik convince Seymour to be his son so he can keep Seymour and the profits from the plant in the shop. Mushnik offers to make Seymour a partner: "Mushnik and son/sounds great/three words with the ring of fate/so say you'll incorporate with me." We find out Mushnik's shop was renamed to Mushnik and Son when Audrey and Seymour field calls in Call Back in the Morning - "Mushnik and Son, Skid Row's Favorite Florists, can you hold?"



* GreekChorus: The three Sassy Black Women Crystal, Ronnette, and Chiffon.

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* GreekChorus: The three Sassy Black Women urchins Crystal, Ronnette, and Chiffon.



* IfWeGetThroughThis: Used, and the focus of a CutSong.

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* IfWeGetThroughThis: Used, and the focus of a CutSong.[[CutSong We'll Have Tomorrow]].
19th Feb '17 3:32:29 PM lilmissfangirl
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* FantasticAesop: "Don't Feed the Plant"

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* FantasticAesop: "Don't Feed the Plant"Plants"



* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: In the final song, 'Don't Feed the Plants', the song has two different lines:

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* Foreshadowing: Orin tells Seymour "somebody'd make you a goddam[sic] ''partner'' to get their hands on this," referring to Audrey II. The song after this scene, Mushnik and Son, has Mushnik convince Seymour to be his son so he can keep Seymour and the profits from the plant in the shop. Mushnik offers to make Seymour a partner: "Mushnik and son/sounds great/three words with the ring of fate/so say you'll incorporate with me." We find out Mushnik's shop was renamed to Mushnik and Son when Audrey and Seymour field calls in Call Back in the Morning - "Mushnik and Son, Skid Row's Favorite Florists, can you hold?"
* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: In the final song, 'Don't Feed the Plants', the song has two different lines:lines:
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.)
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