Long Beach Landmark Theatre Company is holding open auditions for “Little Shop of Horrors”.  Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics and Book by Howard Ashman. Artistic Director, Megan O’Toole; Musical Director, Curtis Heard; Executive Director, Mark Wheeler.


This is a fully staged production, with professional live orchestra. A stipend will be offered for all roles. Performance dates are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 5pm on November 8-10 and 15-17.  


Auditions will be held Saturday, August 10 from 10:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday, August 11 from 12:00pm – 3:00pm. No appointments necessary. Be prepared to sing 32 bars of music in the style of the show, and/or that demonstrates your vocal range and power. An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music, resume and headshot. Callbacks will be Tuesday, August 13 at 7pm.  Open to non-traditional casting.


Rehearsals start September 10 and run Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 7:30-10:30pm and Saturdays from 10:00am-5:00pm.


Auditions, rehearsals and performances are in the historic sanctuary at First Congregational Church of Long Beach at 241 Cedar Ave., Long Beach, CA  90802. Direct questions to [email protected] or (562)366-0085.




Seymour Krelborn

An insecure put-upon florist clerk and improbable hero of the story. Nebbish-like and insecure, he is naïve and taken for granted because of his clumsy ways and poor social skills. In spite of his flaws he is a sweet and well-meaning man.  

Voice Type: Baritone/Tenor


Unwittingly alluring and the secret love of Seymour’s life. Lacking in education and self-esteem, she suffers from feelings of hopelessness in her life, including her abusive relationship.

Voice Type: Powerful Mezzo-soprano.


Mr. Mushnik

Owner of Mushnik’s Flower Shop, a failing business on Skid Row. Seymour’s boss; he is profit driven, greedy and manipulative.  

Voice Type: Baritone

Orrin Scrivello

Egotistical dentist with sadistic tendencies, and Audrey’s boyfriend.  Secondary roles traditionally assumed by Orrin (post-mortem) will be cast from the ensemble.

Voice Type: Baritone/Tenor

Crystal, Ronnette, and Chiffon

Three female street urchins acting as the occasional Greek Chorus throughout the show as a doo-wop trio.  Hip and smart, these girls are the only ones who have a grip on reality.

Voice Type: Alto to Soprano

Audrey 2 (Voice of the Plant)

A wise-cracking anthropomorphic man-eating plant from outer space. Sings from offstage.

Voice Type: Powerful Bass/Baritone

Audrey 2 Puppeteer

This role has been cast.


Singing residents of Skid Row.  All secondary roles (Patrick Martin, Bernstein, Mrs. Luce, Winos, Customers, Reporters, etc.)