Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat

Presented by: Shenkman Arts Centre Presents

Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 2 pm

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at their door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they will ever meet. Suddenly the rainy afternoon is transformed by the Cat and his antics. Will their house ever be the same? Can the kids clean up before mom comes home? With some tricks (and a fish) and Thing Two and Thing One, with the Cat in The Hat, the fun’s never done!

Most enjoyed for young people age three and older.

Based on the book by Dr. Seuss
Adapted and originally directed by Katie Mitchell
Play originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain

Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
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Dr. Seuss text, character and images TM and © 2009 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.


About The Cat in the Hat:

“With a talented cast, impressive direction and splendid creative elements, this Cat is one that anyone would welcome into their house.”
–Gil Benbrook, TalkinBroadway.com

“There is no doubt that Dr. Seuss’ beloved storybook character has come to the right place when he takes the stage in an adaptation by Childsplay, which has been perfecting the art of having fun for more than 35 years.” – Kerry Lengel, Arizona Republic “…Transforms a simple tale of curious children and their creative new friends into a magnificent montage of mime, clowning and improvisation.”
– Lynn Trimble, Raising Arizona Kids

About Childsplay:

“Childsplay isn’t just one of the best theater troupes in Arizona, it also is one of the best theaters for young audiences in the country, with top-notch acting and production values.”
– Kerry Lengel, Arizona Republic

“As always Childsplay creates a variety of winning special effects, wild set pieces, creative costumes and a bunch of other theatrical tricks that take the young audiences on a magical journey and adventure.“
-Chris Curcio, KBAQ Theatre Critic

Pre-show Activities – The Cat Zone. Meow! - SOLD OUT

Join us before the show to make a Cat in the Hat LED bracelet to light up at the show.
Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in person or by phone at 613-580-2787. Tickets
are limited to 20 per show. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Free Cat-ivities

Meet Catwoman from the Humane Society. Share your cat tales, ask your cat questions. Bring a donation!
Take a purrfect selfie with the Cat-in-the-Hat cut out.
Stock your Dr. Seuss library with all your favourites including the newest Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get? Beechwood Books will be in attendance selling Dr. Seuss and other children’s books.

Cat Zone start time: 1 pm
Cat in the Hat start time: 2 pm
Admission: $5 for LED bracelet / Free for other Cat-ivities
Location: Lower Lobby near Richcraft Theatre

We recommend you arrive a few minutes early to allow time to check your coats so young guests can fully enjoy each of these activities before the show starts.

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Ages: All ages
Language: English

Tickets (all-in price):
Premium: $26
Regular: $21

Please note: All patrons entering the theatre must have a ticket. At shows designated for children 6 years old or younger, a complimentary ticket is available for babes-in-arms. Babes-in-arms are children 12 months of age or younger who will not occupy an additional seat. Parents/guardians must pick up these tickets in person from the Box Office on the day of the show only.

Venue: Harold Shenkman Hall
Genre: Family, Musical/Theatre

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February 27 at 2:00 pm