Full casting has been announced for the forthcoming production of West End premiere of Seussical at the Arts Theatre.
Running from 4 December 2012 to 6 January 2013, the production is being directed by Phillip Rowntree and produced by David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree for Sell A Door theatre company.
Joining the previously announced David Hunter (Superstar) as Horton the Elephant are: Kirsty Marie Ayers (Gertrude McFuzz), Jessica Parker (Mazie La Bird), Clark Devlin (Jojo), Natalie Green (Sour Kangaroo), Joe Morrow (The Cat in the Hat), Philip Scutt, Joe McCourt and Mathew Waters (Wickersham Brothers), Amy Punter, Tanya Shields and Jennifer Low (Bird Girls).
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens' musical, which premiered in 2000, features an amalgamation of characters from much-loved Dr Seuss classics including Horton Hears a Who!, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Lorax, Green Eggs and Ham and The Cat in the Hat.
Flaherty and Ahrens' other musical collaborations include the Tony Award-winning Ragtime, recently seen at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, and Once On This Island, which came to the Hackney Empire in 2009. Sessical was conceived in collaboration with Monty Python's Eric Idle (Spamalot).
Seussical run in the daytime slot at the Arts Theatre from 6 December 2012 to 6 January 2013 (previews from 4 December).