SJC Chapel Players Present 'Little Shop of Horrors'

BROOKLYN, N.Y – October 26, 2010 –  St. Joseph’s College Chapel Players is pleased to announce that for its fall production it will present Little Shop of Horrors from Thursday November 4 to Sunday November 7, 2010, at the Tuohy Hall Auditorium, St. Joseph’s College, 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. The curtain drops at 7 p.m. on Thursday, 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday. General admission tickets are $10 when purchased in advance or $12 at the door. To purchase tickets, please call 718.940.5752.

Little Shop of Horrors is a rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. 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".

The mission of St. Joseph's College Chapel Players Dramatic Society is to increase student awareness and interest in the theatrical arts. Every year, the Chapel Players perform two full-length shows, operate a student workshop, and conduct playwriting seminars for the community. In addition, Chapel Players takes advantage of its proximity to Broadway and organizes trips to see the latest Broadway shows.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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