SEUSSICAL - Pembroke Pines Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: August 14, 2018
Audition Location: Pembroke Pines, FL

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Based on the children's stories of Dr. Seuss and one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime), have lovingly brought to life our favorite Dr. Seuss characters in this production for all ages.



Director: Beverley Shanahan

Asst. Director/Choreographer: Del Marrero

Musical Director: Anthony Campisi



October 26-November 18

Fridays and Saturdays @ 8pm

Saturdays and Sundays @ 2pm



Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday September 4, 5 & 6 from 7-10pm

Location: The Susan Katz Theatre at the River of Grass Arts Park, 17195 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines 33331

Prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song

Bring sheet music (an accompanist will be available)

Bring resume and headshot 

Bring list of scheduling conflicts

Be prepared to dance if asked

Be prepared to read from the script if asked



Monday through Thursday evenings from 7-10pm

Sunday afternoons from 12-6pm



Major characters

  • The Cat in the Hat – the narrator of the story and the child's guide who also appears as several minor characters

  • JoJo – an imaginative and misunderstood young child

  • Horton the Elephant – a compassionate and determined elephant

  • Gertrude McFuzz – a shy bird who falls in love with Horton and endeavors to help him

  • Mayzie LaBird – Horton's vivacious yet lazy and self-centered bird neighbor

  • Sour Kangaroo – the ill-mannered governor of the Jungle of Nool who carries a young kangaroo with her that is often represented by a puppet

  • The Bird Girls - Mayzie's friends, who act as a Greek chorus

  • The Wickersham Brothers – a group of delinquent monkeys who serve as the Sour Kangaroo's henchmen

Minor characters

  • General Genghis Khan Schmitz – the warmongering headmaster of the Whoville Military Academy

  • Mr. Mayor - the newly-elected mayor of Who-ville and JoJo's father

  • Mrs. Mayor - the Mayor's wife and JoJo's mother

  • The Grinch - a notable resident of Who-ville who is responsible for organizing the Christmas pageant

  • The Elephant-Bird - Horton and Gertrude's adoptive child, who hatches from the egg

  • Yertle the Turtle - the judge who presides over the Jungle of Nool's court

  • Vlad Vladikoff - a sinister "black-bottomed" eagle

  • The Hunters - Horton's captors who sell him to the circus


  • Whos - citizens of Who-ville

  • Cadets - members of Schmitz's platoon

  • Jungle Creatures - chorus and dancers in jungle scenes

  • Hunches - dancers in "Havin' a Hunch"

  • Circus Animals - the animals of the Circus McGurkus

  • Fish - residents of McElligot's Pool during "It's Possible"


Adults and children will be cast.

Non-paid.  Non-equity.


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Our theater address is:

Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts

17195 Sheridan Street

Susan B Katz Theatre

Pembroke Pines, FL 33331

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