MARCH 10-19, 2023

Seussical is a fantastical musical production for all ages that brings to life all our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination—Jojo.

In Seussical, The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks”. While trying to protect the Whos, Horton agrees to guard an abandoned egg left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie. Despite ridicule, danger and a kidnapping, Horton remains true and, with the ever-loyal Gertrude by his side, shows us the power of perseverance, friendship, family and loyalty.

With beloved Seuss characters, memorable vocal numbers, elaborate sets, and a cast of 70 talented Bay Area performers, Seussical is fun for the whole family!

Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Co-Conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idle
Directed by Leslie Stupple
Vocal Direction by Rick Reynolds
Music Direction by Simon Buret de Longagne
Assistant Vocal Direction by Murlene Watkins
Set and Scenic Design by Leslie Stupple and Janice Prey Wolfe
Choreography and Technical Direction by Leslie Stupple
Costume Design by Susan Melanson
Lighting Design by Jim Cole
Sound Design by Thor Audio Solutions
Aerial Rigging and Apparatus by Stephan Gaudreau/ Trapeze Arts, Inc.
Production Stage Manager Kyle Melgarejo

March 10–19, 2023
Fridays at 7pm
Saturdays and Sunday at 2pm
Special TalkBack on March 12 after the show

Approx. 90 minutes, plus a 15-minute intermission

Bayside Performing Arts Center
2025 Kehoe Road, San Mateo CA

We are collecting new, high-quality books for kids in grades K–8. Please consider bringing a (new) book to donate when you come to the show (there will be a collection bin at each show)!

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