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Richard Rodgers Theatre , (11/30/2000 - 5/20/2001)
First Preview:Nov 01, 2000 Total Previews:34
Opening Date:Nov 30, 2000   
Closing Date:May 20, 2001 Total Performances:198

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by SFX Theatrical Group, Barry & Fran Weissler and Universal Studios; Produced in association with Kardana-Swinsky Productions, Hal Luftig and Michael Watt
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty; Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idle; Based on the works of Dr. Seuss; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Musical Director: David Holcenberg; Dance arrangements by David Chase; Vocal arrangements by Stephen Flaherty
Uncredited direction by Rob Marshall; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Associate Director: Stafford Arima; Associate Choreographer: Robert Ashford and Joey Pizzi
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Jonathan Deans; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Uncredited Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Associate Scenic Design: Larry Gruber; Assistant Scenic Design: N. Joseph DeTullio; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Assistant Costume Design: Catherine Carroll, Cory Ching and Patrick Wiley; Assistant Lighting Design: Jeffrey Whitsett and Daniel Walker; Assistant to Mr. Long: Brian Russman and SeoHee Hong
Executive Producer: Gary Gunas and Alecia Parker; General Manager: Alan Wasser Associates; Company Manager: Lizbeth Cone
Scenic Design Coordinator: Larry Gruber; Production Supervisor: Bonnie Panson; Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions, John H. Paull, III and Hillary Blanken; Stage Manager: Andrew Fenton and Joshua Halperin
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by David Holcenberg; Associate Conductor: Steve Marzullo; Concertmistress: Naomi Katz; Violin: Karl Kawahara; Viola: Maxine Roach; Cello: Stephanie Cummins; Woodwind: Paul Sundfor, Dan Willis and John Winder; Trumpet: Brian O'Flaherty and John Reid; Trombone: Larry Farrell; Guitar: Jeffrey Lee Campbell and Jack Cavari; Electric Bass: Francisco Centeno; Drums: Warren Odze; Percussion: Charles Descarfino; Keyboard: Steve Marzullo and Philip Fortenberry; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Assistant to the Lighting Designer: Richard Swan
Casting: Jay Binder and Sherry Dayton; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Dance Supervisor: Joyce Chittick
Cast
Kevin Chamberlin Horton the Elephant
Anthony Blair Hall JoJo
Janine LaManna Gertrude McFuzz
Michele Pawk Mayzie LaBird
David Shiner The Cat in the Hat (Nov 01, 2000 - Mar 11, 2001)
Eric Devine General Genghis Kahn Schmitz
Eddie Korbich Grandpa Who
Alice Playten Mrs. Mayor
Sharon Wilkins Sour Kangaroo
Stuart Zagnit The Mayor of Whoville
Joyce Chittick Cat's Helper
Ensemble
Jennifer Cody Cat's Helper
Ensemble
Eric Devine Ensemble
Natascia A. Díaz Bird Girl
Ensemble
David Engel Wickersham Brother
Ensemble
Sara Gettelfinger Bird Girl
Ensemble
Justin Greer Cat's Helper
Ensemble
Ann Harada Marshal of the Court
Ensemble
Catrice Joseph Bird Girl
Ensemble
Andrew Keenan-Bolger JoJo Alternate
Eddie Korbich Ensemble
Mary Ann Lamb Cat's Helper
Ensemble
Darren Lee Cat's Helper
Vlad Vladikoff
Ensemble
Monique L. Midgette Grandma Who
Ensemble
Casey Nicholaw Ensemble
Tom Plotkin Wickersham Brother
Ensemble
Devin Richards Judge Yertle the Turtle
Ensemble
William Ryall The Grinch
Ensemble
Jerome Vivona Cat's Helper
Ensemble
Sharon Wilkins Ensemble
Eric Jordan Young Wickersham Brother
Ensemble
Swings: Shaun Amyot, Jenny Hill, Michelle Kittrell and David Lowenstein
Standby: Bryan Batt (The Cat in the Hat)
Understudies: Shaun Amyot (Cat's Helper, Vlad Vladikoff, Wickersham Brother), Sara Gettelfinger (Mayzie LaBird), Ann Harada (Mrs. Mayor), Jenny Hill (Bird Girl, Cat's Helper, Gertrude McFuzz, Marshal of the Court), Catrice Joseph (Sour Kangaroo), Michelle Kittrell (Bird Girl, Cat's Helper), David Lowenstein (Cat's Helper, Judge Yertle the Turtle, The Grinch, Wickersham Brother), Monique Midgette (Sour Kangaroo), Casey Nicholaw (Horton the Elephant, The Mayor of Whoville), William Ryall (General Genghis Kahn Schmitz) and Eric Jordan Young (The Cat in the Hat)
Tony Award®
 2001 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Kevin Chamberlin
Drama Desk Award
 2001 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Kevin Chamberlin
 2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Janine LaManna
 2001 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Stephen Flaherty
music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
ACT 1Sung By
Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! The Cat in the Hat and The Company
Our Story Begins The Cat in the Hat
Horton Hears A Who Bird Girls, Horton the Elephant and Citizens of the Jungle of Nool
Biggest Blame Fool Sour Kangaroo, Horton the Elephant, Wickersham Brothers, Bird Girls, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie LaBird, Citizens of the Jungle of Nool and The Cat in the Hat
Here On Who The Mayor of Whoville, Mrs. Mayor, The Grinch, Whos and Horton the Elephant
A Day for the Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat, JoJo and Cat's Helpers
It's Possible (In McElligot's Pool) JoJo, The Cat in the Hat and Fish
How To Raise A Child The Mayor of Whoville and Mrs. Mayor
The Military General Genghis Kahn Schmitz, The Mayor of Whoville, Mrs. Mayor, JoJo and Cadets
Alone In The Universe Horton the Elephant and JoJo
The One Feather of Miss Gertrude McFuzz Gertrude McFuzz
Amayzing Mayzie Mayzie LaBird, Gertrude McFuzz and Bird Girls
Amayzing Gertrude Gertrude McFuzz, The Cat in the Hat and Bird Girls
Monkey Around Wickersham Brothers
Chasing the Whos Horton the Elephant, Sour Kangaroo, Bird Girls, Wickersham Brothers, The Cat in the Hat, Vlad Vladikoff and Whos
How Lucky You Are The Cat in the Hat
Notice Me, Horton Gertrude McFuzz and Horton the Elephant
How Lucky You Are (Reprise)Mayzie LaBird, Horton the Elephant and The Cat in the Hat
Act I Finale Full Company
ACT 2Sung By
How Lucky You Are (Reprise)The Cat in the Hat
Our Story Resumes The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, The Mayor of Whoville, Mrs. Mayor, JoJo, General Genghis Kahn Schmitz, Cadets, Gertrude McFuzz and Bird Girls
Egg, Nest, and Tree Sour Kangaroo, Bird Girls, Wickersham Brothers, The Cat in the Hat, Cat's Helpers and Hunters
The Circus McGurkus The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and The Circus McGurkus Animals and Performers
The Circus on Tour Horton the Elephant
Mayzie in Palm Beach Mayzie LaBird, The Cat in the Hat and Horton the Elephant
Solla Sollew Horton the Elephant, The Circus McGurkus Animals and Performers, The Mayor of Whoville, Mrs. Mayor and JoJo
The Whos' Christmas Pageant The Grinch and Whos
A Message From The Front General Genghis Kahn Schmitz, The Mayor of Whoville, Mrs. Mayor and Cadets
Alone In The Universe (Reprise)JoJo and Horton the Elephant
Havin' a Hunch The Cat in the Hat, JoJo and Cat's Helpers
All For You Gertrude McFuzz and Bird Girls
The People Versus Horton The Elephant Horton the Elephant, Sour Kangaroo, Wickersham Brothers, Marshal of the Court, Judge Yertle the Turtle, Bird Girls, Gertrude McFuzz, The Mayor of Whoville, Mrs. Mayor, JoJo, Whos and The Cat in the Hat
Finale / Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! Full Company