A tale from one of the world’s most beloved storytellers coming to life on stage at South Africa’s Most Loved Local Entertainment spot, sounds like a match made in Heaven … or should we say Gold Reef City? You’ve loved the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, the Grinch and the Who’s. Now, meet Jojo: one kid with an unstoppable imagination, who brings together all your favourite characters from acclaimed family author, Dr. Seuss in a big musical adventure like you’ve never seen before! From the Jungle of Nool to the tiniest planet in the sky Whoville, to Circus McGurkus and everywhere in-between, all while never leaving our own backyard, cleverly brought to life with Naledi Award-winning theatre company &CO in their brand new wildly theatrical production of SEUSSICAL! Highly theatrical, imaginative and colourful, Seuss comes to vivid life this holiday season at the Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City for one hour of non-stop inventive fun and energy, colour and dancing, it’s bound to be the talk of the town for its strictly limited season, running weekends from 20 December through 16 January. This feel-good musical bonanza dares guests to think big and reminds them of the power of loyalty, family, and acceptance. After all, a person’s a person no matter how small! “This show is truly holiday fun for the kid in all of us, celebrating the everyday magic that lies around us! Gold Reef City is thrilled to welcome this one-of-a-kind production to the Lyric Theatre’s stage,” says Marketing Manager of Gold Reef City, Feron Somiah. With tickets only at R100 and a stage time of just over an hour, SEUSSICAL is suitable for the whole family ages four and up! Remember that Rewards members enjoy up to 20% off the full ticket price. Not a rewards cardholder? The good news is, if you visited Gold Reef City Theme Park you get 10% off the full ticket price when you produce your armband (valid for bookings at Gold Reef City’s Box Office only). ABOUT THE SHOW: SEUSSICAL is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza featuring music by Tony Award-winning team, Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Aherns, book by Lynn Aherns and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Monty Python’s Eric Idle, this “Theatre For Young Audiences” version is presented by special arrangement with DALRO, based on the numerous works of children's author Dr. Seuss. The star-studded cast includes Musanete Sakupwanya (Cat in the Hat), Mortimer Williams (Horton), Chantal Stanfield (Gertrude McFuzz), Carly Graeme (Mayzie La Bird), Abby Molz (Jojo), Sarah Richard (Mrs. Mayor), Yamikani Mahaka-Phiri (Mr. Mayor), Lois du Plessis (Sour Kangaroo) with Danelle Cronje and Danny Meaker. Produced by &CO, directed by Matthew Counihan, music supervised by Rowan Bakker, choreographed by Sebe Leotlela, designed by Sarah Roberts, lighting design by Denis Hutchinson and sound design by Mark Malherbe, digital by Drew Digital. This production is based on a concept by Drew Bakker. This original production was workshopped as part of RedFest at Redhill School.
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WHERE AND WHEN
The Lyric Theatre
20 December – 12 January