Seussical Jr. (2013-2014)

Book and Music by Stephen Flaherty, Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens


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  • Three full length performances of Seussical Jr. were held on December 13-15, 2013 in the Hosch Theater on the Brenau University campus (429 Academy St. NE, Gainesville, GA).

Seussical Jr Poster - web.jpg

Graphic Artwork for poster: Efrain Davila Jr.

2014 Junior Theater Festival - Outstanding Production!

  • The Play On Players cast of Seussical Jr. won the "Outstanding Production" award at the national Junior Theater Festival! (January 18-19, 2014).


93 teams from 26 different states, plus the District of Columbia, competed at the 2014 JTF.

For the second year in a row, our acting troupe of 8-to-18-year-olds won the Outstanding Production award at the National MTI/Disney Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta! Selected by the judges for the overall professionalism of the production, we performed for over 4,500 people during the festival showcase award ceremony!

Congratulations to all of our award winners at JTF 2014!

Outstanding Production: 

All Star Cast: 

Golden Ticket for the Choreography DVD audition: 


Choreography DVD callback: 



Choreography DVD filming offer in New York City: 


Broadway Jr Slam: 

Award Ceremony Finale Performance: 

Play On Players

Alexis Ruby, Kris Carson

Taylor Priday, Jordon, Ian Adams, Jonathan Ingram, Kelsey Schulman, Lauren Hill, Brooke Blackwell, Josiah Jackson

Taylor Priday, Jordon Fugatt, Ian Adams, Jonathan Ingram, Kelsey Schulman, Lauren Hill, Brooke Blackwell, Josiah Jackson

Taylor Priday, Jordon Fugatt, Jonathan Ingram, Kelsey Schulman, Lauren Hill, Brooke Blackwell, Josiah Jackson

Brooke Blackwell, Josh Oberlander

Jordan Fugatt, Kris Carson, Zach Grizzle, Kaitlin Gentry, Hanna Slaughter, Brittany Barron
(performed a number from Shrek Jr.) 

Watch the JTF adjudication performance

"I had the absolute pleasure to adjudicate Seussical JR., I was blown away. Thank you for such a wonderful performance."
- Steven G Kennedy

Cast of Seussical Jr.

Cat in the Hat:



Lead Wickersham Brother:



Sour Kangaroo:

Baby Sour Kangaroo:

Yertle the Turtle:


Mrs. Mayor:

Bird Girl Trio/Soloists:

Plaintiff Soloist:

Wickersham Brothers:

Thing 1:

Thing 2:


Vlad Vladicoff:

Solla Sollew Soloist:

Bird Girl Featured Dancers:

Jungle Creatures:

Chasing the Whos Soloist:

Egg, Nest and Tree Soloist:

Featured Whos:

Preshow Narrators:

Elephant Bird:

Whos/Seuss Characters:

Jordan Fugatt

Hanna Slaughter

Kris Carson

Alexis Ruby

Brooke Blackwell

Lauren Hill

Brittany Barron

Kelsey Schulman

Matthew Antoci

Josh Oberlander

Julia Veiga

Hannah Skelton, Taylor Priday, Kaitlin Gentry

Taylor Priday

Ian Adams, Kealy Ford, Jonathan Ingram, Josiah Jackson, Halle MacPherson, Justin Mathews

Halli Rider

Madeleine Noe

Zach Grizzle

Kendall Conley

Cameron Lineberry

Mikaela Guido, Fiona Hare, Genevieve Leopold, Tess Luman, Sofia Savas, Ali Winiesdorffer

Emily Combs, Bailey MacPherson, Veronica Nash

Catie Urquhart

Jennafer Kirby

Cece Castro, Olivia Mathews, Bailey Morris, Kelsey Schulman, Callie Skipper

Peyton Ashley, Heidi Rider

Perry Morris

Kenadi Adams, Kayna Adams, Ansley Allen, Annie Cobb, Drew Hill, Seth Martin, Anna Grace Marshall, Abi Minnear, Perry Morris, Austin Simonton

Production Team & Crew


Music Director:


Stage Manager:

Assistant Stage Managers:

Preshow Directors:

Set Designer: 

Costume Designer:

Technical Director:

Lighting Designer:

Sound Designer:

Dance Captain:

Master Carpenter:

Props Master:

Paint Charge:

Run Crew:

Costume Crew:



Mic Runner:

Sound Board Op:

Light Board Op:

Follow Spot Op:

Master Electrician:


Carly Berg, Haden Rider

Haden Rider

Carly Berg

Dillon Wilcox

Taylor Cassell, Heidi Rider, Kaitlin Dunn

Heidi Rider & Kaitlin Dunn

Celeste Morris

Allen Story

Katie McDonald

Lydia Simpson

Carli Nordholz

Alexis Ruby

Alli Hooks

Alyssa Burton

Nick Hilliard

Ricky Coca, Efrain Davila

Hannah Rose Jackson, Corrina Redford, Linsey Thaxton

Corrina Redford

Linsey Thaxton

Melissa McCoy

Dustin Durham

Brooke Salyer

Savannah Torres, Taylor Brookshire

Taylor Brookshire

Dan Berg

Special Thanks!

Special Thanks to: Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Brenau Univ., Univ. of North Georgia, Holly Theatre, Next Generation Theatre, Mill Creek H.S., Jim Hammond, Celeste Morris, Darrell Morris, Beth Kendall, Fred Lloyd, Gay Hammond, Larry Cook, Terri Becker, David Becker, Drew Lamott, Joshua Hilliard, Asa Stephens, Colby Higgins, Conner McVey, Sheri Hooper, Blackshear Place Children's Choir, and United Community Bank. 

THANK YOU to all the AMAZING parents for their wonderful help with this production!

Seussical Jr. was presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials were also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684