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Director/Choreographer: Matt Spencer
Pit Conductor: Mitchell Sensenig
Stage Manager: Scott Miller

The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.


Please review the breakdown of roles and prepare to audition for the one that speaks to you the most.

Audition Requirements:

  1. Please prepare 16 bars of music from a contemporary musical that best shows your voice and range. Legible sheet music must be provided for the rehearsal pianist/music director. Recorded accompaniment or a cappella auditions are not allowed. A reading will be provided. If you are invited to call backs, music cuts and sides from the show will be provided.
  2. There are two forms you will need to fill out for this audition: the Theatre Harrisburg audition form and the SEUSSICAL supplemental audition form. You may print and complete them ahead of the audition to save time. Have your conflict calendar handy when completing these. Please note! No conflicts are allowed during tech week or for any of the performances.
  3. If you are under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian will need to also sign your audition form.


Callbacks will be held on Tuesday, February 6 from 6-9 by invitation only.

Reach out to [email protected] with questions.


Auditions are by sign-up ONLY. Please sign up through the following form:



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