Seussical The Musical

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Directed by Brandi Southerland
Auditions: July 24-25
Performance Dates: September 14-17 & 21-24

A musical perfect for the whole family, Seussical takes us into the world of Dr. Seuss, where we revisit beloved characters including The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie, and JoJo. The Cat in the Hat guides us into The Jungle of Nool where we see Horton, the kind hearted elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing Whoville. He meets JoJo, a Who child sent to military school for thinking too many “thinks.”Horton decides he must protect the speck of dust on a nearby clover, while at the same time protecting an abandoned egg left to his care by the lazy Mayzie la Bird. Horton tries to convince the other animals in The Jungle of the existence of the Whos, but he is ridiculed and put on trial for insanity. Only his loyal neighbor,Gertrude McFuzz, never loses faith in him. Eventually, the two fall in love. Now one of the most widely produced musicals in the country, Seussical weaves a story of friendship, loyalty and love. Despite all odds, Horton and Gertrude band together to save the Whos, free Horton, and restore peace and unity to the Jungle of Nool. Charming Seussical teaches us the power of being unique, and the importance of fighting for your beliefs.

Cast

The Cat……………………..Paula Herrington Ishee
Jojo………………………….Drew Hairston
Horton the Elephant…..Dustin Barron
Gertrude McFuzz……….Andrea Gosnell
Mayzie La Bird…………..Mandy Meyer
Sour Kangaroo………….Sonya Allen
Sour Kangaroo Jr………Tori Varnell
General Gengus Khan..Thomas Medina
Bird Girls – Samantha Gregory, Katie Moss, Lauren Brogan
The Wickersham Brothers – Jimmy Bailey, Patrick Robbins, Hilton Smith
Mayor of Whoville – J Perry
Mrs. Mayor – Kelsi Hairston
Yertle the Turtle – Johnathon Dixon
Whos/Jungle Creatures – Persephone Ishee, Dylan Varnell, Rania Medina, Isabella Medina, Maddie McCoy, Brooke Hairston, Anna Meyer, McKenzie Rivers, Izzie Gosnell, Brenda Doler, Sarah McGaughy, Chloe Knippers, Kaitlyn Knippers, Kennedy Knippers, Amelia Blue

Musical Direction by Lydie Vick

Produced by Raymond Reed
Stage Managed by Angela Sellers

 

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