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BRIGHTON FRINGE: An Adult Dr Seuss – The Warren: The Nest

Writer: Geoff Allnutt Reviewer: Simon Topping Veteran performance poet, Geoff Allnutt, AKA The Speech Painter, is obsessed with all things Dr Seuss; from the environmental Lorax and all his classic children’s verse to his more obscure output in advertising and propaganda films in World War Two. It is this love of the man behind the books, Theodore Geisel, that has ...

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The Cat in the Hat – Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Katie Mitchell Director: Suba Das Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin The Cat in the Hat is Dr Seuss’s tonic for keeping kids amused on wet days. Indeed, it is a wet day when the magnificent creature comes calling on a Boy and his older sister Sally. The bored squabbling siblings let the purring pussy in – much to the annoyance of their ...

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Cat in the Hat – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Based on the original book by Dr. Seuss Adaptation: Katie Mitchell Director: Suba Das Reviewer: Dominic Corr Boredom is rife in families today, stretching out activities in an effort to play. When the games have run dry and rain continues to pour, what on earth could the Cat in the Hat have in store? Adapted from the timeless Dr Seuss ...

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The Cat in the Hat – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Dr Seuss Adaptor: Katie Mitchell Director: Lillie Collier Reviewer: Matt Forrest “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how.” This is just one of the many quotable lines from the 1957 children’s classic, The Cat in the Hat, by Dr Seuss. The premise is simple: ...

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The Cat in the Hat – The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

Writer: Dr Seuss adapted by Katie Mitchell Director: Lillie Collier Reviewer: Pete Benson The Cat in the Hat is a live version of the book of the same name. Theodor Geisel, better known under the pen name Dr. Seuss, wrote the book in 1957 in response to a perceived ineffectiveness of the then crop of available learning to read books. ...

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CD REVIEW: Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Book and Lyrics: Timothy Mason Music: Mel Marvin Musical Director: Joshua Rosenblum Reviewer: Laura Orton [Rating:3.5] Who Likes Christmas? Whos like Christmas! The Grinch however, HATES Christmas, and he’ll do anything to stop it from coming. Originally inspired by Charles Dickens “Scrooge” and written in 1957, How The Grinch Stole Christmas! is the classic Dr Seuss story of the mean ...

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