See ‘Seussical’ at Amityville High School

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The Amityville Memorial High School Drama Club will present “Seussical” from March 23-25. The musical production features 35 students from the high school, Edmund W. Miles Middle School and Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School, along with two alumni. 

The show is based upon the works of renowned children’s author Dr. Seuss and features popular characters from at least 15 of his stories. Follow the adventures of Horton and Jojo as they travel through the Jungle of Nool and Who-ville, as the Cat in the Hat narrates.

Lead actors include senior Shival Sohan as the Cat in the Hat, sixth-grader Ayden Carton as Jojo, fifth-graders Arianna and Brianna Cuevas as Thing 1 and Thing 2, senior Jacob Marrero as Horton the Elephant, freshman Colleen Compitello as Gertrude McFuzz, sophomore Trinity Tobin as Mayzie LaBird, sophomore Alexa Victor as General Gengus Khan Schmitz and freshman Alexander Diaz as the leader of the Wickersham Brothers.

Shaakirah Nazim-Harris plays Sour Kangaroo, Tiffany Asbell is Young Kangaroo and Daniel Lutz and Imagine Halyard star as Mr. and Mrs. Mayor. There’s also Amber Palmer as Yurtle the Turtle, Johnatan Blanchard as the Grinch, Kyra Lee as the Lorax and DeAsia McCorvey as Vlad Vladikoff. 

The show is directed by Melissa Asbell and Megan Ashe, and the pit orchestra director is Jolene Maccarone.

Show times are Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 25 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door.