Casting for the musical playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 22nd November has been confirmed.
Directed by James Tobias, it has been announced that Marc Pickering will star as the mischievous Cat in the Hat in Immersion Theatre͛s Seussical the Musical. He is joined by Scott Paige as Horton the Elephant and Amy Perry.
Meanwhile, Katie Paine will play the vivacious Mayzie La Bird alongside Ngozi Ugoh who will play Sour Kangaroo and Anna Barnes who plays Jojo, a. The cast is completed by Daisy Steere, Adam Dawson, Robbie Fell, Rhys Benjamin, Marianna Neofitou and Sarah Spence.
The fantastical world of Dr. Seuss bursts onto the stage in this larger-than-life musical extravaganza brimming with fun and excitement for “thinkers” of all ages.
Join the mischievous Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, and a host of other much-loved characters on a magical, madcap adventure from the Jungle of Nool, to the Circus McGurkus, to the tiniest planet in the sky, Whoville.
Talking about the newly announced cast, Director James Tobias said: “Finding a cast who are able to bring these fantastical, over the top characters to life whilst retaining their truth, heart and integrity is, in my opinion, one of the key ingredients to the success of a show like this. I could not be more thrilled with the company we have assembled and feel immensely privileged and excited to be working with such exceptional talent, on stage and off, to create an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages this Christmas.”
Seussical the Musical features music and book by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics and book by Lynn Ahrens and is based on the works of Dr. Seuss. This production features choreography by Chris Whittaker, set design by Chris Whittaker and sound by Nico Menghini.
Seussical the Musical will play at the Southwark Playhouse from the 22nd November until the 29th December. For more information visit: https://southwarkplayhouse.co.uk/show/seussical/