Aug 05 - 06 2022
SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL presented by The Culture House at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City MO

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL

Presented by The Culture House at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime), have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains 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 in 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!

Admission Info

Phone: 816-994-7222

Dates & Times

2022/08/05 - 2022/08/06

Location Info

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108

Parking Info

An experience at the Kauffman Center begins the moment you arrive, with a convenient, well-lit parking garage, owned and operated by the City of Kansas City, Missouri. The garage is directly attached to the Kauffman Center just south of the building with multiple access points to surrounding streets.

Parking for performance events is $10 cash at the Arts District Garage. On non-event days, parking is free for the first 30 minutes and $3 for any duration beyond 30 minutes. Garage parking is also available at the Webster Garage located at 17th & Wyandotte. Additionally, valet parking service is available on performance evenings for $20 cash.

Pre-purchased parking is also available through our website or by calling the box office at 816.994.7222. Pre-purchased parking is available 24 hours or more in advance of each performance. The cost is $10 for the Arts District Parking Garage and $18 for valet service. Pre-purchasing parking guarantees a reserved spot in the garage, even if the garage sells out. Please note that if the garage is full patrons without a pre-paid pass will not be able to park in the Arts District Garage.

Please note that if the garage is full patrons without a pre-paid pass will not be able to park in the Arts District Garage. Additional information about parking is available at: kauffmancenter.org/the-center/directions-parking/

Accessibility Info

The Kauffman Center’s promise to bring artists and audiences together is reflected in many ways, including accessibility for those who may need auditory, visual or mobility assistance.

If you have questions or concerns, please call the Box Office at (816) 994-7222 or email boxoffice@kauffmancenter.org. If you are hearing impaired or hard of hearing, you can get help with telephone access by using the free relay service – 711.

Information about accessibility at the Kauffman Center is available at: kauffmancenter.org/the-center/accessibility/