The Cat in the Hat

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Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It’s fun to have fun but you have to know how!

When the Cat in the Hat steps onto the mat, Sally and her brother are in for a rollercoaster ride of havoc and mayhem! The Cat can rescue them from a dull rainy day, but what mischief do they get up to along the way?

Based on the much-loved book by Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat features feline frivolity aplenty, with his
acrobatic accomplices Thing 1 and Thing 2. With riotous rhymes which have delighted children for over fifty years, infectious humour and spectacular circus for the grown-ups, this wonderfully anarchic show is the purrfect treat for all the family.

Age guideline: 3+

Family tickets £70: select 4 top-price tickets (purple) to get the family ticket. Max 2 adults.

Celebrate your child’s birthday in style with a Cat-tastic Playhouse Party!

 

A curve & rose theatre kingston production. In association with the national centre for circus arts.

Dr Seuss Properties TM & © 2018 Dr. Seuss Enterprise. L.P. All Rights Reserved

Duration: 1 hour 30mins with interval

 

 

Book Tickets

Made at Curve

Directed by Suba Das

Designed by Isla Shaw

Music and accompanying songs by Tasha Taylor Johnson

Based on the book by Dr. Seuss

Play originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain 

Adapted and originally directed by Katie Mitchell

 

Lap Tickets:

 

Babies under 18 months old must have a free lap ticket - please call the Ticket Office on 01865 305305 or email boxoffice@oxfordplayhouse.com to book.

Resource Pack: download the resource pack here

Visual Story: download the visual story here

  • An absolute delight: the cat’s whiskers
       
    The Guardian
  • A gleefully eccentric and anarchic show
       
    The Stage
  • A delightful and highly energetic adaptation
       
    London Theatre
  • this chaotic cacophony of feline frivolity will light up the dullest winter day
       
    East Midlands Theatre

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