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Little Shop of Horrors at the Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre is bringing Little Shop of Horrors to life with five performances. Each performance will begin at 7 p.m. at the Princess Theatre in Winnsboro, Louisiana. It begins on Monday, July 25, and will last through Saturday, July 30, with no showing on Wednesday, July 27.

Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical with music by Alan Menken and lyrics and a book by Howard Ashman. The story follows a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The musical is loosely based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop, and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, “Skid Row (Downtown)”, “Somewhere That’s Green”, and “Suddenly, Seymour”.

Amy Thornhill, the operations manager, said "Don't be fooled by the name... It is not going to be your traditional horror film. so, just don't be afraid of the title. It is actually a dark comedy."

The Princess Theatre is a historic monument in downtown Winnsboro, Louisiana. The theatre partakes in movies, live shows, as well as live music. Thornhill says, "We have a fresh new coat of paint, the floors are all nicely buffed and polished."

The Princess Theatre stays busy throughout the year. Coming up is the registration for the children's Christmas show. This show will be open to grades 3 through 12.

Registration details and more information are available at 318-435-6299,, or the Princess Theatre.