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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Tickets available for Nicholls Performing Arts play “Seussical, Jr.”

Tickets available for Nicholls Performing Arts play “Seussical, Jr.”

THIBODAUX, La. -- Nicholls performing arts campers invite the public to Whoville this Thursday through Sunday as they host a production of “Seussical, Jr.”

The play features 53 campers, ages 7 to 17, performing the musical at the Mary and Al Danos Theater.

“Seussical” debuted on Broadway in 2000, having been written by Tony-award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty as an adaptation from children’s stories by Dr. Seuss.

The story largely revolves around “Horton Hears a Who”, which is a book about an elephant tasked with protecting the tiny planet on a speck of dust containing the Whos and Whoville. The journey through the Dr. Seuss-verse features many favorite characters, including the Grinch, Cat in the Hat and the Circus McGurkus.

Performances will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 13-15; and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16. General admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the Office of Continuing Education in 113 Shaver Gym or at the door.

On Saturday, June 15, the cast will also host a brunch in which they perform skits from the musical at 11 a.m. Tickets are $25 for the brunch.

For additional information, contact continuing education at 448-4444.