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This production is LGBTQIA+ friendly; some roles will be cast as any gender.


Character Breakdown

Jojo
A smart child with a wild imagination. whose "Thinks" get him into constant trouble. 

Line load: Heavy; Song load: Medium

Gender: Any

The Cat in the Hat
The essence of mischief, fun, and imagination.

Line load: Heavy; Song load: Medium

Must be able to perform (speak) in Dr. Seuss prose.

Gender: Any

Horton the Elephant
A gentle giant. 

Line load: Heavy; Song load: Heavy

Must be able to perform (speak) in Dr. Seuss prose.

Gender: Male

Mr. Mayor and Mrs. Mayor
Parents trying to raise a child with a big imagination.

Line load: Medium; Song load: Medium

Must be able to perform (speak) in Dr. Seuss prose.

Gender: Female

Gertrude McFuzz

Anxious, shy bird, very self-conscious about her one-feather tail. A good, caring friend of Horton's.

Line load: Heavy; Song load: Heavy

Gender: Female

Mayzie La Bird
Self-centered, vain, and manipulative bird. 

Line load: Light; Song load: Light but requires a strong belt

Gender: Female

Wickersham Brothers
The Wickersham Brothers tease, play pranks, and get a kick out of making mischief. Highly active roles, including acrobatics.

Line load: Light; Song load: Light

Gender: Male

Bird Girls
The Bird Girls are a fabulous group of birds who know everything there is to know about the goings on in the jungle and support Mayzie throughout the show. Strong singers and dancers needed.

Line load: Light; Song load: Light but requires the ability to harmonize

Gender: Female

Sour Kangaroo
Loud, brassy, and a lot of fun. 

Line load: Medium; Song load: Medium but requires a strong belt

Gender: Female

Young Kangaroo
Sour Kangaroo's feisty daughter. 

Gender: Female


Judge Yertle the Turtle
The authoritative judge who presides over Horton's trial at the end of the show. Must be a strong singer.

Gender: Any

 

Circus Animals
Performers in the Circus McGurkiss. Actors will bring their own unique talents and skills to this scene.

Gender: Any/All


The Whos
The citizens of Whoville. Performers in this group will create their own unique characters.

Gender: Any/All

 

Jungle Characters

The Jungle Citizens, Hunters, Vlad Vladikoff

Various Ensemble Characters
Fish, Courtroom Attendants

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