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Horton the Elephant, the Grinch, Max the dog, Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Yertle the Turtle and a host of Whos are among the characters who will come to life onstage beginning Friday.
The characters, made famous by Theodore Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, are part of Hardin County Playhouse’s latest offering, “Seussical the Musical!”
Performances of the family-friendly musical are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Aug. 16, 17 and 18; and 3 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 19 in Plum Alley Theater at the Historic State Theater complex.
The plot of “Seussical the Musical!” centers on Horton the Elephant, who must protect his friend Jojo and the invisible Whos. Additionally, Horton is left to guard an egg, abandoned by Mayzie La Bird.
Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial in a tale in which friendship, family, loyalty and community eventually overcome adversity.
General admission tickets are $15.
For tickets or more information, call (270) 351-0577.