Julie Taymor on LITTLE SHOP?

edited February 2015 in Theater
From "Ever a Surprise: Remembering Howard Ashman", I heard that Julie Taymor (famously the director of the Broadway adaptation of THE LION KING) was offered to work on the design of the various puppets of Audrey II in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Is this true?


  • Jordan, Not saying it's wrong but it's news to me.
  • Dan
    edited March 2015
    Hi Jordan,

    I wrote that piece; thanks for reading! My source for that information was an interview with Marty Robinson, who (of course) ultimately designed the puppets. Taymor recommended him for the gig. Here's a link to that interview from 2003:

  • @Dan Well, thanks very much!
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