Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized The Childrenâ€™s Theatre of Cincinnatiâ€™s production of Seussical, Jr. with an 2 LCT nominations for Costumes (Kathie Brookfield/Roderick Justice) and scenic design (David Centers) as well as distinguishing it as a recommended production.
This fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza features favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including: Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Lazy Mayzie, and all of the Whos of Whoville! Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Â have lovingly brought to life these classic, colorful tales, brought together by Jojo, a young boy and “thinker of strange and wonderful thinks!”
Panelists loved the â€œfun and whimsicalâ€ costume design as well as the â€œcolorful and quirkyâ€ set design which â€œflowed seamlesslyâ€ through the many environments called for by the musical. Overall, Seussical, Jr. was a â€œfast-paced musical romp: â€œThe Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati starts their 2012/2013 magical season with enough energy and polish to make even Horton the Elephant blush.â€
Seussical, Jr. continues through October 27th. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.thechildrenstheatre.com/onstage.
Final LCT awards will be determined at the end of the season and announced at the LCT gala in the spring.