Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of Horrors presented by Paulding County High School is a deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, and has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind dark, yet charmingly tongue-in-cheek comedy. Little Shop of Horrors is definitely one of the most popular shows in the world.
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouther, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD! Over time, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent are towards global domination!
Michael Palmer is Seymour. Art is Michael’s passion, no matter the form – drawing, painting, acting, etc. He got involved in theatre his freshman year and has since participated in Addams Family, Cinderella, Legally Blonde and more. Michael enjoys the bonds and traditions of the friendships that have been “born on stage” and “would not trade them for the world.” Also at PCHS, Michael plays the sax and is in the marching band. He is a junior and the son of Lisa and Mike Palmer. His future plans include college and studying the performing arts.
Tannalee Poythress portrays Audrey and has been involved in theatre for three years. She loves being able to express her personality, interests and talents through singing, acting, and dancing. Tannalee has been involved in Legally Blonde, Cinderella and The Addams Family. As a junioy at PCHS, she also participates in the marching band, color guard, Drama Club and chorus. She plans to major in Musical Theatre and it is it her dream to perform on Broadway. Tannalee is the daughter of Sammy Pythress, and Ryan and Trent Furr.
Sa’d Davis plays Mr. Mushnik. He is a junior and his parents are Alissia and Que Evans, and Thaddeus and Rebecca Davis. He has been involved in theatre for six months, previously participating in Legally Blonde; and has already developed a passion for entertaining with his comedy and letting his personality shine. For the three years Sa’d has been at PCHS, he has been in the band and a member of the marching band. After high school, he plans to attend college and pursue a degree in Theatre, then a Masters in Fine Arts.