Announcing Auditions for
Little Shop of Horrors

Book and Lyrics by
Howard Ashman

Music by
Alan Menken
Directed by
Sue Ellen Nelsen

Vocal Direction by
Erin Reis

Choreography by
Dallis Wright Morash


Chanticleers Theatre
3683 Quail Avenue – Castro Valley, CA 94546

Auditions: Monday, July 25   7:00 – 10:00 at the Chanticleers Theatre.

To schedule an appointment use the following link:

Video submissions link:

Prepare 32 bars of a song similar in the style of this show.
Please do not choose a song from Little Shop.
Bring sheet music in your key, a headshot, and resume.

*Please Note:
All who audition must be vaccinated and boosted.


Rehearsals: Monday thru Thursday from 7:00 – 10:00
Beginning Nov. 28, 2022
Not all actors will be needed at each rehearsal.


Performances: February 10, to March 5, 2023
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2:00 pm




Seymour Krelborn – Insecure, shy, and naive but well-meaning and loyal. He is a genuinely nice guy although he is a bit of a nerd.
Vocal range: top – G4; bottom – A2

Audrey I – Beautiful, sweet, and vulnerable. She lacks education and self-worth due to an abusive childhood and boyfriend.
Vocal range: top – D5; bottom – G#3

Mr. Mushnik – Jewish owner of the failing flower shop. He hates his job in the family business. He can be stingy and dishonest and complains in Yiddish.
Vocal range: top – F4; bottom – G2

Orin Scrivello – An egotistic, abusive, and narcissistic dentist. He is demented and sadistic. Tall, dark and handsome, there is a little of Elvis in him.
Vocal range: top – G4; bottom – G2

Audrey II – Provides the voice of the plant from offstage. The plant is evil, violent, and manipulative. It sings in the style of blues / R&B.
Vocal range: top – G4; bottom – G2

Audrey II – Puppeteer who brings the plant to life. Should be fit in order to manipulate the large plant.

Crystal, Ronnette, Chiffon – A diverse group of African-American street urchins, who act as a Greek chorus and as narrators. Young, hip, and smart, they must move well.
Vocal range: top – F5; bottom – Ab3