Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Immerse yourself in the world of Dr. Seuss on November 11-20th



Immerse yourself in the world 

of Dr. Seuss on 

November 11 - 20th







Perry Award-winning Brook Arts Center Community Players will present Seussical: The Musical from Friday, November 11, through Sunday, November 20.

Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 pm. Sunday performances are at 2 pm.

Based on works by Dr. Seuss. Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Book by Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty, Co-Created by Stephen Flaherty, Lynn Ahrens & Eric Idle.

Seussical follows the entertaining adventures of Horton the Elephant who must protect his friends, in the tiny world of Whoville, from the naysayers of the Jungle of Nool. He is also entrusted with the task of guarding the abandoned egg of Amazing Mayzie. Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping, and a trial. The powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant in this beautiful story, perfect for the kid in everyone.

Dr. Seuss's beloved characters are brought to life in 
Seussical by some of New Jersey's most talented performers- The Cat in the Hat - Zach Mazouat (West Orange), Horton the Elephant - Mark Zebro, Jr. (Middlesex), Jojo - Wyatt Botsko-Bridge (Edison), Gertrude McFuzz - Lindsey Dress (Iselin), Mayzie La Bird - Rosie Monaghan (Milltown), Mr. Mayor - Steven Leshchanka (Florham Park), Mrs. Mayor - Aubrey Bridge (Edison), General Schmitz - Phil Trechak (Old Bridge), Sour Kangaroo - Daisha Davis (Newark), The Wickershams - Alexander Portera (East Brunswick), Jack Tomy (Whitehouse Station) & Jackson Bartle (Piscataway), Bird Girls - Melissa Calicchio (Aberdeen), Elizabeth Colagrande (South Bound Brook) & Julia Velmer (Somerset), Thing 1 - Brian Butterfield (Bloomfield), Thing 2 - Alexandria Robles (Princeton), The Grinch - Ethan Garry (Metuchen), Vlad Vladikoff - James Barton (Piscataway) and Nate Street (New Brunswick).

Additional cast members include Daniel Bross (Bound Brook) - Regina Bross (Bound Brook) - Ashley Hamilton (Piscataway) - Raul Hernandez (Piscataway) - Nansi Krauss (Kendall Park) - William Lomassaro (North Brunswick) - Lou Mastro (South Amboy) - Francine Mondi (North Brunswick) - Robert Morbee-Musano (Union) - Najm Muhammad (Piscataway) - Jessica Musolino (North Brunswick) - Nicole Pepe (Stirling) - Melissa Pinto (North Brunswick) - Alex Ridder (Flemington) - Angela Ronan (Manalapan) - Allison Schaechter (New Brunswick) - Jade Scharnikow (Piscataway) - Jillian Wagner (Somerset).

Seussical is Produced by Andrew S. Golden (Dunellen) - Directed by Christopher J. Guell (New Brunswick) - Musically Directed by David F. Shirley (Ocean Township) - Choreographed by Adam J. Vincent of Vincent Dance (Little Egg Harbor) - Stage Managed by Elaina Misciagna (Avenel) - Assistant Directed by Gail Woerner (Dunellen) -Costumed by Alex Ridder (Flemington) - Set Design by Ben Menaham (Milltown) - Wig Design by Don Olah (New Brunswick) - Scenic Art by Yvonne Mikalopas (North Brunswick) - Assistant Stage Managed by Henry Leger (Edison) - Assistant Musically Directed by Amanda Zook (Middlesex) - Puppet Designed by Mike Patierno (Middlesex).