“Morin, who’s been excellent in smaller parts over the years, brings an enthusiasm and genuine emotional depth to Seymour’s need for affection – from Audrey and Mushnik. He’s a joy to watch, and he’s fully present for every moment – comic, dramatic or musical.
Chameroy sinks his teeth into the role of Orin, playing him like a gleefully bad Elvis impersonation, but he also gets to display a lot of range in a series of bravura quick-change cameos.
Little Shop is getting an off-Broadway revival this fall featuring lots of starry names. But it’ll be hard to match this Stratford production for sheer bloody good times and tunes.”
“…the real depths are plumbed here not by Lear but by his parallel deluded sufferer Gloucester. Scott Wentworth, playing the role for the second time, strikes a new note at the beginning, describing the “good sport” at the begetting of his bastard son with unusual relish.”