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The sixth annual Youth Theatre Workshop will be in July 2016. A place where imagination can learn and grow! Presenting the junior version of the musical Seussical.
The Theatre Company of Saugus – Youth Theatre Workshop Summer 2016 production of
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Co-Conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
Music Supervised, Adapted, and Produced by Bryan Louiselle
Seussical Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.
Seussical is based on the works of Dr. Seuss, mainly “Horton Hears a Who!”, “Horton Hatches the Egg”, and “Miss Gertrude McFuzz”.
We are pleased to announce the cast of Seussical Jr! Most of the kids are veterans of our workshops from the last few summers. And we welcome the new kids!
- Horton the Elephant … Zack Perry
- Cat in the Hat … Olivia Mackenzie
- Jojo … Paige McNeil
- Gertrude McFuzz … Grace Antonelli
- Mayzie … Anna Falasca
- Vlad Vladikov … Liorah Salinas-Thomas
- Sour Kangaroo … Abbie Petipas
- Mr. Mayor … Abigail Wallace
- Mrs. Mayor … Ariana Brown
- Grinch / Yertle the Turtle … Rhianon Brown
- Bird Girl … Julie Liuzzo
- Bird Girl … Samara Machado
- Bird Girl … Lauren Pozark
- Wickersham Brother … Liliana Henriques
- Wickersham Brother … Caitlyn Muldoon
- Wickersham Brother … Kate Petipas
Our directing / teaching staff returns from last year: Shawn Gelzleichter is the Music Director / Vocal Coach, Britt Mitchell is the Stage Director / Acting Coach, Amanda Allen is the Choreographer / Dance Coach, and Jen Gelzleichter is the Technical Director. There will also be a few teaching assistants.
Here is the workshop schedule. The workshop runs for two weeks. The first week runs from Tuesday 5 July thru Friday 9 July 2016, each day from 9 AM until 4 PM, including a lunch break. The second week runs from Monday 11 July thru Thursday 14 July, each day from 9 AM until 4 PM, including a lunch break. On Friday 15 July, we start at 9 AM and continue until 9 PM, with the first performance of the show starting at 7 PM, with breaks for lunch and dinner. On Saturday 16 July we start at 12 PM and continue until 10 PM, with two performances starting at 2 PM and at 7 PM, with a dinner break. Following the last performance we strike the set and move our stuff back into storage.
There will also be one additional session prior to July 5, on Monday 27 June, starting at 6:00 PM. This is to meet and greet the staff, the students, and the parents. We will audition all the kids so we can decide who will get which parts in the show. Be prepared to sing a song.
Students should bring a bag lunch each day of the workshop. There is a refrigerator.
The location of the workshop and the performances this year is St. John’s Episcopal Church / 8 Prospect Street at the corner of Central Street / Saugus, Massachusetts 01906.
Our teaching staff returns from last year: Shawn Gelzleichter is the Music / Vocal Coach, Britt Mitchell is the Acting Coach, Amanda Allen is the Dance Coach, and Jen Gelzleichter is the Technical Director. There will also be a few teaching assistants.
What do we do during the Workshop? We play theater games, sing, dance, and act. We make our own props. We design, build and paint the set. We build and try on costumes. In the end, we put on a fantastic show! When it all comes down to it, we make friendships and memories that will last a lifetime!
The fee is $400 per child. There are discounts for multiple children, for early registration, and for members of St. John’s.
If you are interested and want to find out more, email us at TCSaugus@gmail.com, or phone us at 781-816-7019.
Or click here to download a Request Form, fill it out, and send it to us at: Theatre Company of Saugus / PO Box 1058 / Saugus, MA 01906.
If you are ready to sign up, click here to download the Registration Form. Fill it out, and send it in with your check to us at: Theatre Company of Saugus / PO Box 1058 / Saugus, MA 01906.
You can also pay the fee by credit card, through our online ticket sales vendor. Fill out the online registration form as well as the paper form. There is a handling fee. Click here to get to the online credit card payment form.
For descriptions of the Roles in Seussical Jr., please visit our Auditions page.
Here is a list of the Songs in the show, as provided by MTI:
- Seussical Overture
- Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
- Horton Hears a Who
- Biggest Blame Fool
- Here on Who
- How to Raise a Child
- It’s Possible (Part 1)
- Alone in the Universe
- The One Feather Tail of Miss Gertrude McFuzz/Amayzing Mayzie
- Amayzing Gertrude
- Monkey Around/Chasing the Whos
- Notice Me, Horton
- How Lucky You Are
- Mayzie’s Exit/Horton Sits on the Egg/Dilemma/Hunters
- Egg, Nest and Tree
- Sold/Mayzie in Palm Beach
- Amayzing Horton
- Alone in the Universe (Reprise)
- Solla Solew
- All For You
- The Whos Return/The People Versus Horton the Elephant (Part 1)
- The People Versus Horton the Elephant (Part2)
- Alone in the Universe (Reprise)
- Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! (Finale)
- Green Eggs and Ham (Finale Bow)