MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 30, 2000
Closing Date
May 20, 2001
1st Preview
Nov 01, 2000
1st Preview
Nov 01, 2000
Previews
34
Performances
198
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Richard Rodgers Theatre
(Nov 30, 2000 - May 20, 2001)

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: Daniel Walker and Jeffrey Whitsett; Assistant to Mr. Long: SeoHee Hong and Brian Russman
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: Hillary Blanken, Juniper Street Productions and John H. Paull, III; 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: Philip Fortenberry and Steve Marzullo; 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
Horton the Elephant
Gertrude McFuzz
Mayzie LaBird
The Cat in the Hat
Nov 01, 2000 - Mar 11, 2001
General Genghis Kahn Schmitz
 
Ensemble
Grandpa Who
Mrs. Mayor
Sour Kangaroo
The Mayor of Whoville
Cat's Helper
 
Ensemble
Cat's Helper
 
Ensemble
Bird Girl
 
Ensemble
Wickersham Brother
 
Ensemble
Bird Girl
 
Ensemble
Cat's Helper
 
Ensemble
Marshal of the Court
 
Ensemble
Bird Girl
 
Ensemble
JoJo
Alternate
Ensemble
Cat's Helper
 
Ensemble
Cat's Helper
 
Vlad Vladikoff
 
Ensemble
Grandma Who
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Wickersham Brother
 
Ensemble
Judge Yertle the Turtle
 
Ensemble
The Grinch
 
Ensemble
Cat's Helper
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Wickersham Brother
 
Ensemble
Standby: Bryan Batt (The Cat in the Hat)
Understudies: Shaun Amyot (Wickersham Brother, Cat's Helper, Vlad Vladikoff), Sara Gettelfinger (Mayzie LaBird), Ann Harada (Mrs. Mayor), Jenny Hill (Gertrude McFuzz, Bird Girl, Cat's Helper, Marshal of the Court), Catrice Joseph (Sour Kangaroo), Michelle Kittrell (Bird Girl, Cat's Helper), David Lowenstein (Wickersham Brother, Cat's Helper, The Grinch, Judge Yertle the Turtle), 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)

Richard Rodgers Theatre (Nov 30, 2000 - May 20, 2001)

Directed by Frank Galati
Associate Co. Mgr: Thomas Schlenk
Stage Manager: Kenneth McGee

Cast

JoJo
Mar 30, 2001 - May 13, 2001
Rosie O'Donnell
During David Shiner's vacation
The Cat in the Hat
Jan 16, 2001 - Feb 10, 2001
The Cat in the Hat
Mar 15, 2001 - May 20, 2001
JoJo
Alternate
Grandpa Who
Feb 2001 - May 20, 2001
Understudy: Michael J. Farina (Horton the Elephant)
music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Act 1
Sung 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 2
Sung 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

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Kevin Chamberlin

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Kevin Chamberlin
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Janine LaManna
 

Outstanding Music

2001 Nominee
Music by Stephen Flaherty
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