Ellen Greene to Re-create Her Audrey in Encores! Off-Center's Little Shop of Horrors
The new season will also see Jonathan Groff and Sutton Foster in acclaimed off-Broadway musicals.
Directed by Dick Scanlan, the July 1 show will also star Tracy Nicole Chapman, Marva Hicks, and Ramona Keller as the Urchins. Full casting for the Alan Menken-Howard Ashman musical, which tells the story of a lowly florist who acquires an alien plant that feeds on human blood, will be announced in the coming months.
Opening the Encores! Off-Center season from June 24-27 is William Finn and James Lapine's A New Brain, starring Jonathan Groff. Lapine directs the musical, which follows a struggling composer who is forced to come to terms with his life after being diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor.
Concluding the season is Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, which will star Sutton Foster as Queenie and Joshua Henry as Black. Leigh Silverman, who directed Foster and Henry in Violet at Encores! and on Broadway, will helm the produciton. It runs from July 15-18.
The 2015 Encores! Off-Center season will feature sets by Donyale Werle, costumes by Clint Ramos, lighting by Mark Barton and sound design by Leon Rothenberg.
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