Seussical The Musical
November 29, 2012 to December 9, 2012
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario, Canada
What's the story?
The storyline of Seussical The Musical centres around Horton The Elephant who discovers a tiny community of "Whos" on a dust speck. Against the ridicule of others, Horton learns to stand up to opposition as he discovers that, "A person’s a person no matter how small." Meanwhile, Jojo, a boy from the Who community, encounters the Cat-in-the Hat who makes Jojo’s imagination come alive and teaches that, "Anything’s Possible."
"The themes of the show - imagination, tolerance, and community - are timeless. Dr.Seuss is the master of creating stories with colourful characters that appeal to children while tackling important issues." - Cameron Carver, Director
Should I see it?
Seussical is a holiday treat for the entire family. To accommodate parents and grandparents bringing children, evening performances will begin at 7:00 PM. Matinees will occur on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 PM. The show features 30 of London’s brightest talents, from children and teenagers to adults. Combined with energetic dance numbers, colourful costumes, and a live orchestra, Seussical guarantees to please! The show is rated G.
Reviews & Articles
"Last night’s show was greeted with wild applause and a standing ovation. In part due to the theatrical concept itself and in part due to a hugely talented cast, crew and creative team."
- Seussical: The Musical - A gem that is Seussational! by Iain Paterson (Beat Magazine)
"The themes of the show — imagination, tolerance, and community — are timeless."
- Timeless Seuss themes ideal for festive season by Joe Belanger (London Free Press)