Uptown Music Theater Announces Cast For September Show SEUSSICAL

Seussical is a fantastic, magical and musical extravaganza! Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Once on This Island, Ragtime) lovingly brought all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz the Sloth Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Christmas Jungle to the McGurkus Circus in the invisible world of the Whos.

Performances will be at the Northwood Theater, 945 North Avenue, Highland Park, IL on September 2, 3, 9, 10 at 7:30 p.m. and September 3, 4, 10, 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets available soon at https://www.umthp.org/tickets

The cast of Seussical the Musical includes:

The Cat in the Hat – Christopher Finch
Horton the Elephant – Michael Kirby
JoJo – Elin Seiler
Gertrude McFuzz – Sydney Hendrix
Mayzie LaBird – Jeanmarie Lapointe

Bird Girls – Josie David, Madison Taylor, Rebecca Watson, Jeri Hart

The Wickersham Brothers – Jeff Grossman, Henry Gessner, Jamie Davidson
Sour Kangaroo – Marianne Embree
Mrs. Mayor of Whoville – Kimberly Karlin

Mayor of Whoville – Al Katz-Mariani
General Genghis Kahn Schmitz – Matt Canon

Ensemble – Faith Bas, Amanda Carol, Paxton Cobb, Sara Deodhar, Mollie Dibble, Lisa Friedman, Samantha Gassel, Hailey Gordon, Jamie Gross, Tahlia Herbst, Michaela Hutchinson, Kelly Jacqueline, Maizie Landfear, Daniel Ornelas, Emma Pell, Jonathan Protus, Gabriella Rausa, Rick Schram, Corey James Truger, Sue Vani, Nathaniel Vodak, Hayley Yussman

The production team includes: Larry Mason (producer); Debra Goldman (director); Marty Karlin (music director); Sarah Makkawy (choreographer); Sue Jacobson (assistant director); Chris Morgan (technical director), Bob Silton (set designer), Martha Shuford (costumer) and Quinn Coretti (stage manager).

For more information, please visit https://www.umthp.org/upcoming

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