Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 40 general entries. We are selecting 30 for display.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Here is an easy one: What is the name of the animal that hatches from the Mayzie's egg that Horton sits on through all of Act II?||Seussical: The Musical
An Elephant Bird. The name is given after the egg hatches in the finale. This is when Horton notices Gertrude and they promise to raise the elephant bird together.
Green Eggs and Ham. "All For You" is sung by Gertrude to Horton after she comes to save him from the circus. At the end of the song, she gives Horton his clover back after it took her seven weeks to find it. The Cat in the Hat sings "How Lucky You Are" while Horton is chasing the bird that has his clover with the Whos on it. The show is opened with the full company singing "Oh, The Thinks You Can Think".
Monkeys. The Wickersham brothers are monkeys. They steal Horton's clover that the Whos are on.
The Cat in the Hat. In the song, "Oh, The Thinks You Can Think", The Cat in the Hat says, "How d'ya do and hello! I'll be running the show! I'm you host and emcee!"
The Mayor of Whoville's son. JoJo is the Mayor of Whoville's son. He and Horton become friends because they both dream a lot. JoJo's thinks get him into trouble and his parents send him to the military. He later saves Whoville.
Solla Sollew. Solla Sollew is a place where everything is perfect. Both Horton and JoJo want to go there.
Gertrude McFuzz. Gertrude McFuzz is Horton's next door neighbor and tries desperately to get Horton's attention by writing a song about him, "The One Feather Tail of Miss Gertrude McFuzz". She also hopes that Horton will one day notice her, "Notice Me, Horton".
The Sneetches. The Sneetches didn't make the cut. Yertle the Turtle is the judge in the trial of the people versus Horton the Elephant. The Grinch makes a brief apperance in "Here On Who". Gertrude McFuzz and her tail is one of the main characters. The Sneetches are mentioned, though, in the song "Chasing the Who's".
Theodor Geisel. Theodor Geisel wrote these stories under the pen name, Dr. Seuss. Hence, the title "Seussical".
November 30, 2000. It opened November 30, 2000 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City.
Gertrude. Gertrude is another important character in this musical.
Horton. Horton the Elephant, the most important character, is featured in many Dr. Seuss books such as 'Horton Hears a Who' and 'Horton Hatches an Egg"
|This is the last one! What song are these lyrics taken from? "It's taken all my courage to approach you, not to mention all my stamina to follow you across the hills and deserts. But I feel as if I'm ready to confess to you the feelings that I've hidden with great diligence and labor..." ||Seussical Songs
Notice Me Horton. This is when Gertrude finally confesses her love to Horton.
|These lyrics belong to what song? "...No more crumbs, I vowed I would have the cake. So I went to the doctor, Dr. Dake by the lake, and he told me what sort of a pill I should take..."||Seussical Songs
Amazing Mayzie. This song makes Gertrude jealous of Mayzie, and the audience figures out how Mayzie got her big tail.
|The Mayor sings this song. What song would this be? "...We're on the brink of war they say. We're going to war and oh my! Cause if we do, then here on Who, well you can kiss Whoville goodbye..."||Seussical Songs
Here on Who. This song introduces the audience to Whoville and the Whos.
|The following words are sung to what song? "...not in a house, not with a mouse. Not here or there, not anywhere..."||Seussical Songs
Green Eggs and Ham. This is the last song, when the actors take their bows.
|During this song you see many fish. What song has these lyrics? "...Oh the see is so full of a number of fish. If a fellow is patient he might get his wish..." ||Seussical Songs
It's Possible. Fish come out during this show, and they show the audience wonderful dancing.
|Gertrude Mcfuzz sings this song. What is this song called? "Well, I had a little trouble cause I grew a litte. Well, it wasn't really little, it was absolutely giant! And it was really was attractive, but you never even notice..."||Seussical Songs
All For You. This song is right before the last three songs, that tie up the musical.
|These lyrics belong to the first song of the show. What is that song? "...think and wonder and dream far and wide as you dare. When your thinks have run dry, in a blink of an eye, there's another think there..."||Seussical Songs
Oh the Thinks You Can Think. This is the opening song, with all the characters. This song really gets you in the mood for this musical.
|The following lyrics belong to what song? "...Our boys believe in the right of every Who to eat their bread butter side up. BUTTER SIDE UP! One thing we trust on this fragile speck of dust is eating bread butter side up..."||Seussical Songs
The Military. This song is where you meet General Schmitz, and Jojo begins his military adventure.
|What song has the following lyrics? "...for no matter what, it just was what it was. A tail that simply wasn't meant to catch the eye of an elephant..."||Seussical Songs
The One Feather Tail of Miss Gertrude McFuzz. This is the first time in the show that the audience really figure out who Gertrude is.
Music Theatre International (MTI). Music Theatre International also licenses "RENT", "The Fantasticks", "Sweeney Todd", and "Ragtime".
two . The first national tour was in 2002-2003 and starred Cathy Rigby as the Cat in the Hat. The second tour was in 2003-2004.
|The final person to play the Cat in the Hat on Broadway was known for her role in "Peter Pan". She was nominated for a Tony for her role of the boy who would never grow up. Who is she?||Seussical the Musical!
Cathy Rigby. Cathy also played the Cat in The Hat on Tour after the show was revised.
David Shiner. David Shiner also created the Cirque Du Soleil show "KOOZA".
May 20, 2001. The show lasted on Broadway for a mere 194 performances.
Richard Rogers Theatre. The Richard Rogers theatre is known for being the theatre for "In The Heights", the original production of "Damn Yankees" and the original production of "Guys and Dolls".
Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty are known for also writing the music and lyrics to "Ragtime", a musical based on a 1971 best-selling book. They also wrote the book of "Seussical".