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Seussical The Musical-Austin, TX - Casting ID # 1562963
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Austin, TX Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 12-18-17
Audition Date 04-08-18 Submission deadline 04-07-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza which brings to life all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie, and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. Experience the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community as you travel from the Jungle of Nool to the invisible world of the Whos in this delightful show for the whole family filled with songs you will remember for a lifetime.
songs you will remember

Role # 1 Horton the Elephant
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A thinker, the outsider, caring, gentle, main character. He tries to protect the Whos and care for the egg Mayzie leaves behind even though the animals think he is crazy. He and Gertrude become the parents of the elephant-bird.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 2 The Cat in the Hat
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The mischievous, imaginative, comedic narrator of the show.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 3 JoJo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A thinker, the child of The Mayor and Mrs. Mayor, gets into trouble for thinking. He and Horton bond over the fact that they are outcasts because of what they do (Horton protecting the Whos and Jojo’s “thinks”).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 10 to 18

Role # 4 Gertrude McFuzz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The loyal bird-neighbor of Horton, she loves him but is shy due to having only one feather for a tail. Horton eventually falls for her and she becomes the mother of the elephant bird in the end.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 18

Role # 5 Mayzie LaBird
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A bird and a citizen of the Jungle of Nool. Self-centered, selfish and vain. She manipulates anyone she can (especially Horton) into doing what she wants, but she isn’t all bad. Strong singer/actor with strong movement skills.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 18

Role # 6 Mr. Mayor
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Who. The Mayor of Whoville and JoJo’s Dad. He and his wife try hard to raise a difficult child in a difficult world. They may get aggravated with JoJo, but they love him dearly and try to do the right thing, even if it turns out to be a mistake.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 50

Role # 7 Mrs. Mayor
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Who. The Mayor’s Wife and JoJo’s Mom. Her and her husband try hard to raise a difficult child in a difficult world. They may get aggravated with JoJo, but they love him dearly and try to do the right thing, even if it turns out to be a mistake.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 50

Role # 8 Sour Kangaroo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A kangaroo and a citizen of the Jungle of Nool. She isn’t really sour at all. She’s just got a lot of attitude. She’s loud, brassy, and a lot of fun. Is the main antagonist and the cause of all Horton’s trouble. A strong singer/actor with good comic ability and soulful singing. Think Patti LaBelle meets a Desperate Housewife.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 9 Gengus Khan Schmitz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Who. A General who is bursting with pride at the military academy he runs, and the boys he turns out. He is not mean; he honestly thinks he is doing the right thing and is making the world a better place.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 10 Thing 1
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Cat’s main helper and an extension of his personality. Essence of mischief, fun and imagination. Assist The Cat in many ways, either playing small roles or causing havoc. Have a presence in almost every scene.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 11 Thing 2
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Cat’s main helper and an extension of his personality. Essence of mischief, fun and imagination. Assist The Cat in many ways, either playing small roles or causing havoc. Have a presence in almost every scene.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 12 Young Kangaroo
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A baby kangaroo and a citizen of the Jungle of Nool. She is the Sour Kangaroo’s daughter and does whatever her mother does. She’s very sassy with lots of attitude.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 18

Role # 13 Wickersham Brothers
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Monkey brothers and citizens of the Jungle of Nool. These are not bad guys! They’re simply a lot like kids who tease, play pranks and get a kick out of making mischief, although often at others’ expense. They side with the Sour Kangaroo in her campaign against Horton and cause more trouble for Horton. Strong singer/movers with lots of soulful singing, much like a hip hop group.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 10 to 18

Role # 14 Bird Girls
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Sassy birds and citizens of the Jungle of Nool. The popular girls in any school – a clique of pretty, self-centered “back up birds” who do whatever Mayzie does. They often act as storytellers, picking up where the Cat left off. A big presence throughout the evening.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 18

Role # 15 The Grinch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A green beastie who lives in Whoville. He is a happy member of the Who community, but this wasn’t always the case. He once lived angrily apart and wished to disrupt the pleasantry of the Whos. His story and change of heart are all part of Who culture now, and happily retold every Christmas.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 10 to 18

Role # 16 Yertle the Turtle
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A turtle and citizen of the Jungle of Nool. He is the King of the Pond and thinks he is more important than what he really is. Presides as the Judge at Horton’s trial.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 17 Vlad Vladikoff
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Vlad does the Wickershams’ dirty work. In his full glory, with his large imposing wingspan, he is scary and formidable.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 18 Cindy Lou Who
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A cute little Who, who is now best friends with the Grinch and participates in his Christmas pageant every year.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 19 Citizens of Who
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ensemble. Strong singer/actor/movers.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 50

Role # 20 Cadets
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ensemble. Strong singer/actor/movers.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 21 Thinks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ensemble. Strong singer/actor/movers.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 50

Role # 22 Circus Performers
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ensemble. Strong singer/actor/movers.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 50

Role # 23 Hunches
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ensemble. Strong singer/actor/movers.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 50