Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by Tina Johnson and Terry McGonagill

Cast and Crew

Caroline Cameron......... Audrey

Jacob Day.............Seymour

BILLY BRANNON...........MR. MUSHNIK

JEREMY PEEK.........DENTIST

Lyndsey Barnett..........Chorus/ENSEMBLE

Nick Barnett.............Customer

Jordyn Blalock.......Chorus/ENSEMBLE

Dalton Brandon..........Radio Interviewer

Izaak Chance..........Skip Snip/Customer

River Chaney............ENSEMBLE

Judith Delgadillo.............CUSTOMER

Abby Dobbs......CHORUS

Kaytlen Eiles......ENSEMBLE

Aleigh Farnham......ENSEMBLE

Diego Flores.....MARTIN

Shelby Hayes.....ENSEMBLE

Halee Hightower......ENSEMBLE

Kinsey McFerren.....CHORUS

Ashton Midkiff.....MR. BERNSTEIN

Makayla Mitchell.....CHORUS

Madalyn Spears.....CHORUS

Molly Tanner.....CHORUS

Sydney White.....MRS. LUCE

Elise Woodruff.....CUSTOMER

Ethan Young..........LIGHTING DESIGN

COURTNEY LAMBERT...............CHORUS

CODY FRAZIER...........PUPPETEER

JAYSON SMITH........STAGE MANAGER

COURTNEY MCCOLLUM........ENSEMBLE

KAYLIN SWEAT..........ENSEMBLE

EMMA VANBECELAERE.........ENSEMBLE

Caroline CAMERON

Caroline is a senior member of our theatre department. She has been a vital member throughout high school and plays the role of Audrey in our production of Little Shop of Horrors. Caroline is a beautiful singer and says her favorite part of the show is anytime she is singing. She says that she thinks the most important thing about getting a good theatre education is the public speaking skills. In the past, Caroline has played many roles. Some of those roles are Annie in Annie, Rizzo in Grease, Edie in The American Clock, and Evelyn in Rimers of Eldritch. Her goal for this year is to have fun in the musical and then work hard to make it to state again in OAP. Next year, Caroline will attend UT Austin and pursue a degree in biology/pre-medicine. 

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Jacob DAY

Sophomore Jacob Day plays the role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors. He is a talented singer and actor and says that the songs are his favorite part of Little Shop. His past roles include Doody in last year’s fall musical performance of Grease and Lee/Quinn in last year’s One Act Play performance of Arthur Miller’s The American Clock. Jacob says his favorite theatre memories were all the OAP rehearsals his freshman year and traveling back from OAP competition last year and singing “It Is Well.” Jacob says he thinks the greatest thing about a good theatre education is learning speaking skills and becoming more comfortable talking in front of all different kinds of people and in different situations. His goal for this year is to have a successful OAP season and hopefully advance to state competition. 

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Billy Brannon

Billy is a junior member of our Theatre Department. He has played several roles over the years such as Josh in The Rimers of Eldritch, Sonny in Grease, Banks in The American Clock, and now Mr. Mushnik in Little Shop. Billy says his favorite theatre memory has been the friends he has made through the experience, and his favorite part of Little Shop is being eaten by Audrey 2. He says that a great theatre education is important because it helps you learn to take risks and put yourself out there in front of a crowd. 

 

 

Lyndsey BARNETT

Lyndsey is a freshman theatre student, and this is her first musical production. She is in the chorus and says that singing the big opening number has been her favorite memory. She says that learning to act is the most important thing about a theatre education, and her goal is to get better and better this year. Her favorite part of Little Shop of Horrors is the song “Somewhere That’s Green.”

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Nick BARNETT

Nick is a freshman who plays the roles of chorus, Customer, and the voice of Audrey 2. He says his favorite part of Little Shop is the song “Mushnik and Son,” and he will never forget Jacob and Billy doing the Tango during the song. Nick’s goal for this year is to become a stronger actor. 

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Jordyn BLALOCK

Jordyn is a freshman and is part of the chorus in Little Shop. Although this is her first theatrical experience in high school, Jordyn has been active in OAP throughout junior high. She appeared in Dearly Departed and Dorothy Meets Alice in junior high. Her favorite junior high theatre memory was when “Makayla and I auditioned for the Witch and the Queen together last year and did it perfectly on the first try.” Her favorite part of Little Shop is “The Meek Shall Inherit,” and she feels like the most important part of a theatre education is the research you do to create a character. 

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Dalton BRANDON

Dalton is a sophomore theatre student who plays the role of Radio Interviewer in Little Shop. His favorite part of the show is the part of the dentist. In the past, Dalton has been a member of the Alba-Golden theatre department and has played the roles of a preacher, Hansel, a detective, and Jack in the Box. Dalton says that the most important thing about a theatre education is to learn how to express yourself, and his goal for this year is to play a large role in our theatre department. 

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Izaak CHANCE

Izaak is a senior member of our theatre department, and he plays the role of Skip Snip and Customer in our production of Little Shop of Horrors. His favorite part of the show is “It’s Just the Gas.” Izaak says that he is so glad he chose to join our production class this year, and that he wants to help out the theatre program in any way he can. He says that he feels like theatre is important because of the communication skills that you learn. Izaak plans to go to college next year and work toward a great career.

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River CHANEY

River is a freshman member of our theatre department and is part of the chorus in Little Shop. He says that character development is something that he feels is very important. River says his favorite theatre memory was going to OAP contests, and his favorite part of Little Shop is “Mushnik and Son.” In junior high River was one of the Queen’s cards in Dorothy Meets Alice. 

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Judith DELGADILLO

Judith is a junior theatre student who joined us last year. She is part of the chorus and is a customer in Little Shop. Last year Judith was a huge part of our hair and makeup design for Arthur Miller’s The American Clock . She says her favorite part of Little Shop is “Call Back in the Morning.” Judith says her favorite theatre memory was eating all of the M&Ms from the sweet Chex mix last year, and she has a goal of a successful year in her sights.

 

Abby DOBBS

Abby is a sophomore member of our theatre department. She plays the role of one of the chorus girls in Little Shop. Her favorite theatre memory has been working with the girls on musical numbers and dances for this show, and her absolute favorite memory of this show in particular has been Jacob and Billy doing the Tango in one of their musical numbers. Last year Abby was a Rydell High School student in Grease and was a member of our technical crew for OAP where she specialized in sound design. She says that the most important part of a good theatre education is learning how to speak up and be confident. Her goal for this year is for Little Shop of Horrors to be a great success!

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Kaytlen EILES

Kaytlen is a sophomore at QHS and is part of the ensemble in Little Shop. She says her favorite part of the musical is watching Jeremy and Jacob during the dentist scene. Her absolute favorite memory is when we put Cody Frazier into Audrey 2 for the first time. In the past, Kaytlen has performed in theatre outside of QHS in productions of Olivia and The Snow Queen. Kaytlen says the most important thing about a theatre education is to learn discipline and have fun at the same time. Her goal for the year is to perfect her audition abilities. 

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Aleigh FARNHAM

Aleigh is a freshman member of our theatre department and is part of the chorus in Little Shop. She is excited about competition season this year and says that her favorite part of the musical is when Jacob and Caroline sing together. She says the most important thing about a theatre education is developing your character, and she is excited to learn this year and get out of her comfort zone. In junior high, Aleigh served as stage manager for OAP, and she says her favorite memory was going to OAP competition and watching her friends from other schools perform.

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Diego FLORES

Junior Diego Flores is a long-time member of our theatre department. He has played many roles over the years including Vince Fontaine in Grease and also a technician for OAP. In Little Shop he plays the role of Martin and is a member of the chorus. His favorite theatre memory was our performance of The Rimers or Eldritch at regional competition. Diego says that a theatre education is important because you have the ability and opportunity to inspire others. His goal for this year is to compete at UT Austin in OAP. 

 

Shelby HAYES

Shelby is a freshman member of our theatre department and is part of the chorus in Little Shop. She says her favorite part of the musical is “Suddenly Seymour.” Her favorite theatre memories include getting ready in the dressing room before a show, and her goal for this year is to go to state in OAP. In junior high, Shelby was a sound technician.

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Halee HIGHTOWER

Halee is a new sophomore member of our theatre department and is a member of the chorus in Little Shop. She says although this is her first year to do high school theatre, she was in a junior high theatre class and learned to make masks. She says her favorite part of Little Shop is watching Jeremy and Jacob in the big dentist scene. Halee says that she believes a theatre education is important because it teaches kids to be comfortable on stage. Her goal for this year is to play a role in the OAP competition play. 

 

Kinsey MCFERREN

Kinsey is a junior member of our theatre department and plays the role of Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors. She says her favorite part of Little Shop is the ending and that although it is not a fairy tale ending, in its own way it is completely beautiful. Last year, Kinsey played a Rydell High School Student in Grease. She says that the most important thing about a good theatre education is that you learn more than you would in any other class. You are learning how to breathe (yes, breathe) and you learn how to have empathy for others. You learn responsibility, patience, memorization skills, and perseverance. All together theatre is a crucial class for me. It is helpful for our future lives. She says her goal for this year is to become stronger as an actress and to get closer to the people that love this class and the instructor as much as she does! Kinsey says her favorite memory was when she and Kaylin got left behind at a performance of Grease at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler. They got behind and missed the bus and had to call KJ to turn the bus around. We will forever be known as the girls that got left behind. 

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Ashton MIDKIFF

Ashton is a junior member of our theatre department. He joins us this year at QHS after having been a part of the theatre department at Harleton High School his freshman and sophomore years. He plays Mr. Bernstein and is part of the ensemble in Little Shop. He says his favorite theatre memory is being in OAP and the relationships he built there. Ashton performed in Becoming Memories, The Wizard of Oz and Close Ties at Harleton. He feels that the most important thing about a theatre education is to always give your best no matter what, and to stay humble, yet confident. His goal for this year is to better his acting ability and achieve world peace. 

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Makayla MITCHELL

Makayla is a freshman, and she is part of the chorus girl/backup singers in Little Shop. Although this is her first high school role, she has been a part of One Act Play throughout all three years of junior high. She appeared in Dearly Departed and Dorothy Meets Alice in junior high. Makayla says the dentist scenes are her favorite ones in this show. She says that the most important thing about a theatre education is that it helps you to become comfortable speaking in front of a crowd, and her goal for this year is to improve her projection and acting. 

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Jeremy PEEK

Jeremy is a sophomore member of our theatre department, and he plays the role of the Dentist in Little Shop of Horrors. He says “The Meek Shall Inherit” is a great song and his favorite of the show. Last year, Jeremy played the role of Sidney in The American Clock. He says that the most important thing about a theatre education is improving speaking skills, and he says that is exactly what it has done for him. Jeremy says that his favorite theatre memory was coming to see These Shining Lives in the seventh grade, and he wants to do the very best he can for the program this year. 

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Madalyn SPEARS

Madalyn is a sophomore member of our theatre department and plays the role of Ronnette in Little Shop. She says watching the film version of Little Shop last spring was memorable for her, and her favorite part of the show is the opening number. Last year, Madalyn played a Rydell High School student in Grease. She says that the most important thing about a good theatre education is becoming a better speaker and learning to communicate better with all kinds of people. Her theatre goal for this year is to work hard and do a great job. 

 

Molly TANNER

Molly is a junior member of our theatre department and is a chorus girl in Little Shop of Horrors. Molly says her favorite part of this show is the line “Is that him?” Her favorite overall theatre memory was being a part of Grease and being backstage trying to get through all the costume changes. Molly has played many roles over the years including Orphan/Maid in Annie, Wilma Atkins in The Rimers of Eldritch, Mrs. Lynch/Pink Lady in Grease, and Lucille in The American Clock. She says that the most important thing about a good theatre education is that theatre helps you in so many elements of your life. It helps you with public speaking. Plays are great forms of literature that help you get out of your box. You develop valuable skills that will help you for the rest of your life. Her theatre goal for this year is to put on a good musical performance and to have an amazing OAP season. 

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Emma VANBECELAERE

Emma is a sophomore member of our theatre department and is a member of the chorus in Little Shop. Her favorite part of this musical is the opening number, and she says her goal for this year is to become a better singer. Her favorite theatre memory was performing in Grease last year. 

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Sydney WHITE

Sydney is a junior member of our theatre department and plays the role of Mrs. Luce and is part of the ensemble for Little Shop. She says her favorite part of the show is anytime Jacob and Caroline sing. Her favorite overall theatre memory was going to Rose Costume in Denton and pulling costumes for The American Clock. In the past, Sydney has played the following roles: Kate in Annie; Martha Truit in The Rimers of Eldritch; Jan in Grease; and Doris Gross in The American Clock. Sydney says that the most important thing about a great theatre education is learning how to be comfortable speaking in front of large audiences. She says her goal for this year is to advance to state in OAP. 

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Elise WODDRUFF

Elise is a junior member of our theatre department and plays the role of Customer and is part of the ensemble in Little Shop. Her favorite part of Little Shop is the song “The Meek Shall Inherit” because it is one of the catchiest songs she has ever heard, and she thinks it shows a really vital turning point in the story. Elise says that it is hard to pick one favorite theatre memory, but if she had to choose it would just be all of the time we spend together. The simple conversations are her happiest moments. She says that she truly believes there could not be a more hilarious and genuine group of people to spend her time with. In the past, Elise has played Mary in The Rimers of Eldritch and a Pink Lady in Grease, among others. She says that theatre is important because it allows her to express herself among like-minded people. “It’s amazing that if I didn’t have these classes, I wouldn’t have the wonderful group of friends that I do. It has helped me be confident on and off the stage. There are some days when I feel like the only thing keeping me sane is looking forward to theatre class. Theatre has truly changed my life for the better.” Elise says her goal for this year is to spend another year with the most amazing group of people I have ever met and produce shows that we can be proud of when we look back on them in the future. 

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Ethan YOUNG

Ethan is a junior at QHS and a member of our theatre department. He is a tech kid who specialized in lighting design last year. His favorite part of Little Shop is “Mushnik and Son,” and his favorite theatre memory overall has been meeting new people and making new friends. Ethan thinks that the most important thing about a great theatre education is getting kids to not have such a fear of speaking in front of people. He says his goal is to make this show fun for everyone that watches it. 

 

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Courtney Lambert

Courtney is a sophomore theatre student here at QHS. She plays the role of Crystal in Little Shop of Horrors, and her favorite part of the show is "Mushnik and Son." Her theatre goal this year is to improve as an actress and she feels that the most important thing about a good theatre education is finding out who you are as an actress regardless of the many people and personalities you portray. 

 

Kaylin Sweat

Kaylin is a sophomore theatre student here at QHS. She is a member of the ensemble and runs the sound for our show. Her favorite memory happened last year when we went to see a play in Tyler and "I got left behind and the bus had to turn around to come get me." Some of the roles Kaylin has played in the past are Lucky Star, and Sandy in Grease. Her theatre goal for this year is to "get rid of my stage anxiety." She says the most important thing about a good theatre education is knowing how to put yourself in other people's shoes. 

 

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Courtney McCollum

Courtney is a sophomore member of the theatre department here at QHS. She is a member of the ensemble in Little Shop and also helps to run sound for the show. Her favorite theatre memory is getting to be around her friends. Her favorite part of this show is watching Jeremy and Jacob act out the dentist scene. "It's pretty amazing." Her theatre goal for this year is to "break out of my shell and make more friends." The most important thing about a good theatre education is learning to express your creativity. 

 

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Jayson Smith

Jayson is a junior member of our theatre department. His main job with Little Shop is being our stage manager. He is in total control backstage of all technical issues, actor control, cell phone confiscation, and making sure issues get solved before his directors even know about it. He is a total FIXER. Jayson has mainly tackled the technical aspects of our shows, but is not afraid to bust out his acting skills as well.

 

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Cody Frazier

Cody is a junior member of our theatre department. He has the job in Little Shop of being the puppeteer for Audrey 2. Cody says his favorite memory of working on this show is having to be in that hot, cramped space inside the plant. "It's a hot job, but somebody's got to do it." Cody is always ready to do whatever is asked of him. Cody has acted as well as served in technical positions in theatre throughout high school.