Seussical Weekend Kicking Off


Ava Bearskin

Michael Pirrie, playing the Cat in the Hat in Pattonville High’s spring musical, performs Circus McGurkus with the cast to close out Act II.

Ava Bearskin , Staff Writer

Pattonville High’s spring musical’s opening night was Thursday, February 13 at 7pm. After a dress rehearsal during the day on Wednesday, the cast and crew were ready for opening night and their weekend shows. On Wednesday’s dress rehearsal show, students from Pattonville’s elementary schools and choir classes from the middle schools came to see the show.
The show starts out with Jojo (Lydia McCullough) meeting the Cat in the Hat (Michael Pirrie) who tells Jojo to keep imagining new worlds. Jojo is then thrust into the world of Dr. Seuss where he becomes Whoville’s Mayor’s son.
The show continues to tell the story of Horton who finds the speck that Whoville is on. His friends don’t believe that he can hear the Whos and exile him. The Whos are crying for help from Horton, though.
The story continues to follow Jojo on his adventures through Dr. Seuss’ world with the help of the Cat in the Hat.
The show has many musical numbers that add to the storyline and includes dance numbers for most of the cast.
Cast and crew are putting the show on Friday, February 14th at 7pm, Saturday, February 15th at 7pm, and Sunday, February 16th, at 2pm in Pattonville High’s Auditorium.
There are limited tickets left for Friday night but be sure to check it out Saturday or Sunday.