Bolton College students are set to take audiences on a raucous ride to the ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ this February.
The students will perform the iconic 1980s rock comedy musical, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 February 2013.
Performing arts students will take on the roles of the show’s kooky cast members and showcase the musical’s original and well-loved songs, including favourites such as, ‘Suddenly Seymour’ and ‘Feed Me’.
Packed full of laughs, shocks and thrills this show will be the first ever full musical production that the college has put on. The 15-strong member cast has been busy rehearsing for the show four days a week since December.
The wickedly funny, family-friendly musical follows the story of a flower shop worker, Seymour, who discovers an alien plant that grows a taste for human blood. The plant quickly turns into a bad mannered, R&B singing, vulgar carnivore. Seymour soon realises that he may have bitten off more than he can chew.
Bolton College performing arts student and cast member, Ellie Thompson, 19, said: “We’re all so excited to be performing the college’s first ever full musical show. We’ve had so much creative control over the past few months and our lecturers have encouraged us to take charge of the performance.”
Emma Stevenson, Bolton College’s performing arts lecturer, said: “We wanted the students to be able to put their stamp on this iconic musical. We’re extremely proud of their efforts and would encourage the whole of Bolton to come down and see the show.”
The performances will take place at the college’s theatre, located in the Deane Road campus, at 19.00 on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 February 2013. Adult tickets are priced £7 and concession tickets are £5.