Skylar Astin Completes Run in Off-Broadway Little Shop of Horrors July 3 | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Skylar Astin Completes Run in Off-Broadway Little Shop of Horrors July 3

The Spring Awakening and Pitch Perfect star is departing the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical to begin filming So Help Me Todd for CBS.

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Spring Awakening and Pitch Perfect star Skylar Astin completes his run as Seymour Krelborn in Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors revival July 3, departing to begin filming So Help Me Todd for CBS. He joined the production May 17.

Understudy Evan Alexander Smith will take on the role July 5–10, with Mrs. Doubtfire Tony nominee Rob McClure set to take over from July 12.

The current cast includes Tammy Blanchard as Audrey, Tony winner Christian Borle as Orin Scrivello, Stuart Zagnit as Mushnik, Aaron Arnell Harrington as The Voice of Audrey II, Khalifa White as Ronnette, Cristina Raé as Crystal, Khadija Sankoh as Chiffon, and Eric Wright, Teddy Yudain, Josh Daniel, Michael Iannucci, Jana Djenne Jackson, and Chelsea Turbin.

The Off-Broadway revival resumed its run September 21, 2021, after temporarily closing in March 2020 due to the pandemic.

Directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer, the production opened in October 2019. The creative team for the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical also includes choreographer Ellenore Scott, scenic designer Julian Crouch, lighting designer Bradley King, costume designer Tom Broecker, sound designer Jessica Paz, puppet designer Nicholas Mahon, original puppet designer Martin P. Robinson, hair and makeup designer Tommy Kurzman, music supervisor, orchestrator, and arranger Will Van Dyke, and casting director Jim Carnahan. Puppets are by Monkey Boys Productions.

General management is by Live Wire Theatrical/Chris Aniello, and production stage management is by Ryan Gohsman.

See Skylar Astin in New Production Photos of Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors


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