Darren Criss and Evan Rachel Wood Gear Up for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Off-Broadway Debut

Darren Criss and Evan Rachel Wood are set to appear in the Off-Broadway production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’. The announcement, made on Sirius XM’s “A Very Darren Crissmas Hour”, details their involvement in the show from late January to March at the West Side Theatre.

Renowned for his dynamic presence in the entertainment industry, Criss is known for roles in Broadway hits like ‘American Buffalo’ and popular TV series such as ‘Glee’. His early career breakthrough came with the online sensation ‘A Very Potter Musical’.

Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of Horrors

Evan Rachel Wood, known for her compelling performances in film and television, will be making her Off-Broadway debut. Her notable roles include Dolores Abernathy in ‘Westworld’ and a voice role in Disney’s ‘Frozen II’. Her recent portrayal of Madonna in ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ has been well-received.

‘Little Shop of Horrors’, a classic dark comedy musical, is renowned for its unique storyline and memorable music. The book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, combined with music by Alan Menken, have made the musical a favorite since its debut. Directed by Michael Mayer, this production has earned accolades for its engaging rendition of the story.

The musical’s plot revolves around a florist who discovers an unusual plant, leading to unexpected and dramatic events. The revival at the West Side Theatre has been lauded for its execution and performances.

Darren Criss and Evan Rachel Wood’s addition to the cast is expected to bring a fresh dynamic to the production, drawing in audiences with their established talent and on-stage charisma.

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