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    A4 • Friday, February 14, 2020 | Seaside Signal |
“Seussical the Musical” cast members practice the opening number. (front row, left to right) Lillian Johnston, Parker Davis, Savannah LaSpina, Sophia Reynolds, Ella Jesberger,
Harmony Brady, Lukas Jolly, (back row) Emma Harsch, Allie Anderson, Dakota Wallock and Kaiya Taylor.
Seussical the Musical at Seaside High School
Seaside Signal
School’s Drama
Department will
bring to the stage
14, 15, 20, 21
and 22, and is presented
through special arrange-
ment with Music Theatre
The musical is directed
by teacher Ann Susee,
with SHS grad Dylan Han-
son as the assistant direc-
tor and SHS grad Makena
Anderson as the choreog-
rapher. The musical direc-
tor is SHS choir teacher
Kimber Parker.
“Seussical the Musi-
cal” is a compilation of
Dr. Seuss stories including
“Horton Hears a Who”,
“Horton Hatches an Egg”
and “The Grinch”. Famil-
iar characters such as
Thing 1 and Thing 2, Yer-
tle the Turtle, Gertrude
Brothers and the Sour
Kangaroo are also present.
Senior Lukas Jolly stars
as the empathetic elephant
Horton, while senior Frida
Ruff stars as the Cat in
the Hat. Neuwirth stars as
JoJo, the Who, and soph-
omore Olivia Mayhugh,
understudy for the Cat in
the Hat, will perform in
the title role on Friday,
Feb. 14, and Thursday,
Feb. 20.
In preparation for the
move to a combined mid-
dle/high school next year,
Susee has brought onto
the cast a few middle- and
grade-schoolers as Whos.
Other actors in the play
include Hailey Smith,
Ella Jesberger, Savannah
A few of the characters from SHS’s production of Seussical the Musical: (left to right) Ava
Bailey, Harmony Brady, Parker Davis, Lukas Jolly, Savannah LaSpina, Ella Jesberger.
LaSpina, Jacob Seibel,
Kaiya Taylor, Dakota Wal-
lock, Emma Harsch, Allie
Anderson, Taj Goeringer,
Emma Brown, Sophia
Reynolds, Hayden Spratt,
Eva Bailey, Parker Davis,
Abigail Sills, Harmony
Brady, Lillian Johnston,
Karli Jackson, Kyle Jack-
son, Emelly Biamont, and
Sophia Jesberger.
The stage crew, oth-
erwise known as Thing
1 and Thing 2, are soph-
omores Chelsee Fenton
and Mary Barnes. Lights
and sound crew include
Jude Gomez, Lucas Neu-
wirth and Connor Jackson.
Other students helping
with the play include Josie
Kero and Caitlyn Shaw.
All performances will
be in the SHS cafetorium
and shows begin promptly
at 7 p.m. Doors open at
6:30, and tickets are sold
at the door.
Prices for Seussical the
Musical are $10 for adults,
$8 for seniors and students
12 and above without an
ASB card, and $6 for stu-
dents under the age of 12
and students with SHS
ASB cards.
For more information,
contact Susee at asusee@
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