Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

Book and Music by Stephen Flaherty

Direct by Connie Mockenhaupt

When: Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 pm

Where: Sutter Street Theatre, 710 Figueroa Street, Folsom

What to bring: A headshot and resume if you have them.

Prepare a short song and bring sheet music, a CD or cell phone audio.


CASTING (All parts are available)
-The Cat In The Hat
Our story’s omniscient narrator, he is fun loving and enjoys rhyming. Pops up throughout the story to help the audience. Wise and attentive.
Gender: any
The Mayor’s son, he is a Who that is always finding trouble. Bright, creative, and inadvertently mischievous. Possesses a wildly expansive imagination and finds solace in his friendship with Horton.
Gender: male
-Horton The Elephant
Our story’s main character, he is a compassionate and gentle elephant. Commonly misunderstood because of his larger size. He is protective and loving of all creatures in the jungle.
Gender: male
-Gertrude Mcfuzz
Horton’s one-feathered-tail bird neighbor. Gertrude is sweet and timid. Though kind and loyal, she is also self-conscious of her shortfalls.
Gender: female
-Mayzie Labird
The most beautiful bird in all of the jungle. Oblivious to her self-centered ways, she relies on her talent of manipulation, and intoxicating beauty, to navigate her way through life.
Gender: female
-The Sour Kangaroo
The ‘leader’ of the jungle. She is loud, brassy, and stubbornly set in her ways. A caring mother, but unabashedly sassy and soulful.
Gender: female
Jungle Creatures (The Wickersham Brothers, Yurtle The Turtle, Bird Girls); The Whos (Mr. Mayor, Mrs. Mayor, General Gengus Khan Schmitz)
The show runs June 7 – July 14 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 4:00 pm.
Rehearsals start April 29 and are typically Mondays through Thursdays at 7:00 pm.