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This show is also is also part of the Jr. Starlighters Camp. Camp is the last two weeks of rehearsal. More details about camp can be found on the Jr. Starlighters page.

Character Info

*Casting decisions are made on actors ability over gender and age.

THE CAT IN THE HAT:  Our story's omniscient narrator, he is fun loving and enjoys rhyming. Pops up throughout the story to help the audience. Wise and attentive.

Gender: Any


JOJO: The Mayor's son, he is a Who that is always finding trouble. Bright, creative, and inadvertently mischievous. Possesses a wildly expansive imagination and finds solace in his friendship with Horton.

Gender: Male | Age: 8 to 12


HORTON THE ELEPHANT: Our story's main character, he is a compassionate and gentle elephant. Commonly misunderstood because of his larger size. He is protective and loving of all creatures in the jungle.

Gender: Male | Age: 20 to 40


GERTRUDE MCFUZZ: Horton's one-feathered-tail bird neighbor. Gertrude is sweet and timid. Though kind and loyal, she is also self-conscious of her shortfalls.

Gender: Female | Age: 20 to 30


MAYZIE LABIRD: The most beautiful bird in all of the jungle. Oblivious to her self-centered ways, she relies on her talent of manipulation, and intoxicating beauty, to navigate her way through life.

Gender: Female | Age: 20 to 40


THE SOUR KANGAROO: The 'leader' of the jungle. She is loud, brassy, and stubbornly set in her ways. A caring mother, but unabashedly sassy and soulful.

Gender: Female | Age: 25 to 40

ENSEMBLE: Includes jungle animals, Whoville Residents and others.

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