Seussical Jr.

Seussical Jr.
Posted on 08/07/2019

Dear Parents and Students:

We are very excited to announce auditions for our 2019-2020 school musical, Seussical, Jr. We are opening this year’s auditions to students in grades 4 – 8. Students who are selected to participate in the musical will be expected to attend rehearsals after school on many Mondays and Tuesdays during the first semester with the frequency of rehearsals increasing in January, February and March. 
In order to audition students will need to sign up for a time on either August 12 or 13 here:

During the audition, the student will act out one of the monologues and sing one of the following songs: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, My Country Tis of Thee, or Happy Birthday. 
This year’s performances are planned for the weekend of March 20 – 22. Please be sure your student is able to commit to the above performance and rehearsal dates before signing up to audition. 
We look forward to seeing everyone at auditions!

NCTS Fine Arts Committee 

Please memorize one of the following monologues. Be sure to plan how you will act it out in your audition!


Cat in the Hat:

I can see that you’ve got quite a mind for your age! Why, one

Think and you dragged me right on to the stage! Now I’m here there is no telling what may ensue with a Cat such as me and a Thinker like you! Our story begins with a very strange sound the drums of a jungle beginning to pound. An unusual story will soon be unfurled of an elephant trying to save a small world. (Talk show voice) Our topic today is “Psychic Elephants who hear voices”. Whaddaya think folks, is the elephant off his trunk?



I’ve been guarding this clover for over a week, getting laughed at for thinking a dust speck can speak. Well, let them all laugh I’ll try not to mind, for I have found something that they’ll never find.

Hello. Hello? Who’s there? You say it’s JoJo the Mayor’s son?

I’m Horton, the elephant. Are there more than one? Wow, JoJo you say that there’s a whole town? I’ll guard this speck carefully I won’t let you down. I meant what I said and I said what I meant an elephant’s faithful one hundred percent.



I’m Poor little Gertrude! A sorry sight. Mayzie took me under her wing and now I’m all right! I had only 1 feather, hardly a tail, but Mayzie shared her plan and I knew it couldn’t fail. You see I flew to the doctor, the doctor named Dake whose office was highin a tree by the lake. I cried, Mr. Doctor, oh please do you know of some kind of pill that will make my tail grow?

Now I’ll cut to the chase, see the tail I’m sportin’? Amazing huh,do you think it will impress Horton?



Hey Horton, would you maybe sit on my nest? I’m bored and I’m tired. I’m due for some rest. I won’t be gone long, kid, I give you my word. I’ll hurry right back, ‘cause I’m that sort of bird. Oh Horton, I promise I’ll fly back real soon. I’d only be gone for say, one afternoon. I’m sad and I’m cranky sitting day after day. I need a vacation. I need to get away. Don’t worry yourself about your friends down in “Who”. I’m off, thanks a million! Bye bye, tootle – loo!

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