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Dr. Seuss's The Lorax


Tells of a moustachioed and cantankerous critter who's on a mission to protect the earth from the greedy, tree-chopping, Thneed-knitting businessman known only as The Once-ler.
Dr. Seuss's The Lorax at The Old Vic

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Overview


Genre: Kids/ family

Director:
Max Webster Finn Caldwell for Gyre and and Gimble (Puppetry Director)

Author:
David Greig (Adapted), Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s classic tale

Music:
Charlie Fink

Lyrics:
Charlie Fink

Running time: 2 hrs 15 mins

Age suitability:
6+

Background


The Lorax is a children's book written by Dr. Seuss and first published in 1971.


It chronicles the plight of the environment and the Lorax, who speaks for the trees against the greedy Once-ler.


The irrepressible, big-hearted, moustachioed critter is back.


Following rave reviews and an Olivier nomination for Best Entertainment and Family show, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax returns to The Old Vic stage.


Synopsis


Inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic tale, The Lorax tells of a moustachioed and cantankerous critter who's on a mission to protect the earth from the greedy, tree-chopping, Thneed-knitting businessman known only as The Once-ler.

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London SE1 8NB

Box office tel: 0844 871 7628

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Dates


Previews from:Sunday 15 October 2017

Closes:Sunday 5 November 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Intervals:1

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
From £20

Standard:
From £20

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Cast


Michael Ajao - Ensemble

Joseph Alessi - Ensemble

Josh Baker - Ensemble

Jack Beale - Ensemble

Laura Caldow - The Lorax (Puppeteer)

Hannah Fairclough - Ensemble

Owain Gwynn - Ensemble / Swing

Wendy Mae Brown - Ensemble

Kirsty Malpass - Ensemble

Kerri Norville - Ensemble

Simon Paisley Day - The Once-ler

David Ricardo-Pearce - The Lorax (Voice and Puppeteer)

Ben Thompson - The Lorax (Puppeteer)

Ellena Vincent - Ensemble

Silas Wyatt Barke - Ensemble


Creatives


Director: Max Webster Finn Caldwell for Gyre and and Gimble (Puppetry Director)
Designer: Rob Howell
Musical direction: Phil Bateman
Choreography: Drew McOnie
Lighting: Jon Clark
Sound: Tom Gibbons
Puppetry: Finn Caldwell For Gyre And Gimble - Puppetry Director
Nick Barnes & Finn Caldwell - Puppetry Designers

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