Seussical Jr. Debuts at the Art Center

After months of rehearsal at CNY Arts Center, Seussical Jr is ready to debut with a cast of nearly 30 children, ages 7-15, April 1-3 and 8-10 at 11 River Glen Dr. on the Cayuga College Fulton Campus. The musical is directed by Adam Schmidtmann and music directed by Gina Holsopple with Jessie Dobrzynski as choreographer.

The delightful production features beloved Dr. Seuss characters including Cat in the Hat, JoJo and The Who, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Sour Kangaroo, Mayzie and the Bird Girls, and plenty of Fish, Jungle animals, and the notorious Wickershams. The cast has been performing excerpts from the show at local events since January including Family Fun Snow Day, and will perform for the Greater Oswego/Fulton Chamber of Commerce at the next Perc Club.

The cast features Kids Onstage alumni including Griffin Marriner, Rueby Wood-Holsopple, Kaylee Foster, Rimma Mankiewicz, Charlie Stoutenger, Ramonda Huff, Don Austin, Megan Acker, Harper Ells, Thi Huynh, and Sophie Neveu. New to the CNY Arts Center stage are Michael Gerth, Joslyn Thomas, Madison Kreinheder, Maxwell Wood, Abby Mainville, Autumn Schneider, Jessica LaPage, Aiden Welling, Olivia Saunderson,  Kaitlyn Bevacqua, Allyson Doran, Lily MacDonald,  Phoenicia Hathaway, Alexa Halstead, Larkin Lytle, and Madison Johnson.

The production opens Friday, April 1 at 7pm, and runs Saturday, April 2 at 7pmSunday, April 3 at 3pm and again the following weekend Friday and Saturday, the 8th and 9th at 7pm and closes Sunday, April 10th with a 3pm matinee. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made at or by calling 598-ARTS (2787). Photos by Al Neveu.


Cat in the Hat (Max Wood) sings with JoJo (Joslyn Thomas) in this song from Seussical Jr. running April 1-10 at CNY Arts Center, 11 River Glen Dr. For tickets and reservations visit or call 598-ARTS (2787). 






Seussical Jr Cast members perform at Fairgrieve School morning assembly recently. Pictured l to r back row Abby Mainville, Autumn Schneider, Jessica LaPage, Kaylee Foster, Katie Bevacqua and Rimma Mankiewicz. Front row l to r Larkin Lytle, Max Wood, Olivia Saunderson, Joslyn Thomas, and Alexa Halstead. . The musical runs April 1-10 at CNY Arts Center, 11 River Glen Dr. For tickets and reservations visit or call 598-ARTS (2787).