Seussical the Musical!
Aug 2 - 3 , 2013 · BOOTH PLAYHOUSE at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
$5 - $15. Children under 5 are free but still need a ticket.
Presented by: NoDa School of Arts
SEUSSICAL is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! This wonderful family show brings to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters including the Cat in the Hat who tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing the tiny world of Whoville and the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many "thinks." Horton faces a double challenge--not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left to his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping, and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.
SEUSSICAL is fun for the whole family! Filled with music from many styles including blues, Latin, soul, and gospel, young and old will be tapping their feet and clapping their hands to this unforgettable musical. The cast consists solely of children from grades 1st through 12th. If you love Dr. Seuss, then you can’t miss this show!
The NoDa School of Arts is a non-profit organization that provides high quality performing and fine arts training and experiences to youth who otherwise may not have access or exposure to the arts. SEUSSICAL is the goal and focus of our 6 week Summer Theater Intensive.
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Parking and Directions
A special preferred parking rate of only $5* is available for our patrons in our designated garage.
Bank of America Center Parking Garage
Enter on Trade or 5th Streets between N. College and N. Brevard Streets.
The $5 rate is applicable when parked in the garage after 5pm on weekdays, Mon – Fri. If parked in the garage before 5pm, the $5 rate is void. There is no time restriction for the weekend, Sat & Sun.
Getting and Using Your Parking Pass When You Arrive
- Pull the garage entry ticket when you arrive at the designated garage. You will need this to exit!
- Purchase a $5 Blumenthal exit pass at the theater or click here to purchase in advance online. If you would rather purchase by phone, please call 704.335.1010*
When You Exit
- Insert your garage entry ticket into the yellow slot. Amount due will display on the screen.
- Insert your Blumenthal exit pass in the same yellow slot, with arrow pointing at slot.
- Gate arm will rise and screen will display “drive safely.”
*Pre-paid parking is not available day of show.
CLICK HERE for parking information for Spirit Square events. (McGlohon Theater, Duke Energy Theater)
CLICK HERE for parking information for Knight Theater events.
Advance reservations for Patron Assistance are encouraged to ensure the best possible experience!
- Infrared listening system for people with hearing impairments
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Wheelchair seating
All of our theaters and classrooms are accessible to patrons who use wheelchairs. Most restrooms and water fountains in all facilities are wheelchair accessible, and restrooms are equipped with strobe-light as well as audio alarm systems.
Entry and exit assistance
For performances in the Booth Playhouse, an usher can meet patrons who need assistance at the corner of 5th and College Streets.
SERVICES FOR THE VISUALLY-IMPAIRED
Certain performances will be audio described for the blind or visually impaired. The Box Office will provide a schedule of these performances upon request. Audio description provides an on-going oral description of the action, sets and costumes during the performance. Each participant wears a headset, and no other patrons are able to hear the descriptions.
Large Print Programs
Large print programs are available for patrons at many performances. At the Booth Playhouse, simply ask any usher for assistance.
If you or someone in your party plans to attend an event with a service animal, please inform the Box Office when purchasing your tickets so that we may arrange for an aisle seat.
SERVICES FOR THE DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING
Certain performances at the Performing Arts Center will be interpreted for the hearing impaired. The Box Office will provide a schedule of these performances as requested.
Assistive Listening Devices
Infrared hearing amplification is available free of charge for all performances in the Performing Arts Center and Spirit Square. In the Booth Playhouse, patrons may ask an usher for assistance.