May 13, 2014

Auditions: Seussical at LifeHouse Theater

Written by  LifeHouse Theater

Open auditions for Seussical, directed by Michael Milligan, will be Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church Street, Redlands.

Auditions will be held on a first come-first served basis. All are welcome and roles are open for men and women. Men are especially encouraged to audition. Those auditioning should be at least ten years old. Auditioners should bring a theatrical resume and a recent photo to leave with the audition panel. Those without a photo may have a picture taken at the auditions for a $2 fee.

Auditioners should also bring their own sheet music in the preferred key, and be prepared to sing a short selection of about 16 measures. A pianist will be provided but will not be able to transpose any sheet music. Auditions with CDs will not be accepted. Those without sheet music will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” with the accompanist.

Seussical opens Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through August 31, 2014. Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:15 PM. In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special Thursday performance on August 28, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

The Cat in the Hat draws the audience into the story of Horton, an elephant who not only must protect a speck of dust containing the Whos from a world of naysayers, but also guard an abandoned egg. The power of loyalty, friendship, smily and community overcomes each challenge encountered. This is a Broadway classic that’s fun for the whole family!

LifeHouse Theater is a service organization devoted to serving the Inland Empire through the performing arts. For more information, call (909) 335-3037 or visit our website at


The Cat in the Hat – Mischievous Narrator

Jojo – Child with a wild imagination.

Horton the Elephant – A pushover that can’t say no to anyone.

Gertrude McFuzz – A ditzy comedic bird who likes Horton, but he doesn’t notice her.

Mayzie La Bird – A bird who is completely irresponsible, selfish, and always takes the better offer.

Sour Kangaroo – Female. Crabby until the end. Voices her negative opinion about everything.

Young Kangaroo – Female child. Does everything exactly the same as her mother, including actions.

The Wickersham Brothers – 3 tough guy monkeys.

The Bird Girls – The bird girls are all about drama.

Mr. Mayor – The mayor of Whoville and Jojo’s father.

Mrs. Mayor – The mayors wife and Jojo’s mother.

The Grinch – Grouchy creature that hates holidays

General Gengus Khan Schmitz – A general that takes Jojo to the military academy.

Yertle the Turtle – A judge

Vlad Vladikoff – The eagle.

The Whos Jungle Creatures

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