Dr. Seuss'

The Cat in the Hat

October 5 -19
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center Auditorium


“It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how!” Cardinal’s Cat in the Hat is the perfect fix for your rainy day. You’ll just have to explain the mess to Mom!

Age recommendation: 3+
Run time: 45 mins
Show Location: Ivy Tech John Waldron Auditorium Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Double Cast Schedule for public performances

Eleanor Lloyd
Sat 10/5 @10am
Sun 10/6 @4pm
Sat 10/12 @10am & 4pm
Sun 10/13 @4pm
Fri 10/18 @6pm
Sat 10/19 @1pm
Hadley Abram
Sat 10/5 @1pm
Sun 10/6 @1pm
Thurs 10/10 @6pm
Fri 10/11 @6pm
Sat 10/12 @1pm
Sun 10/13 @1pm
Thurs 10/17 @6pm
Sat 10/19 @10am & 4pm


  • is directed by Christine O’Grady. Christine was the associate director/choreographer for the recent Broadway production of Hair. She also directed Knuffle Bunny at Cardinal last season and choreographed Cardinal’s production of Oliver!.
  • features Ben Abbott as the Cat in the Hat. Ben has been featured in Annie and The Wizard of Oz, and starred as the frazzled Dad in last year’s Knuffle Bunny
  • features Cardinal regulars Matt Weidenbener, Hadley Abrams, and Eleanor Lloyd as the Brother and (double cast) Sally
  • features newcomer Brandon Wentz as the fastidious and vigilant Fish!
  • originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain
  • is not a typical musical, but a play with musical and many sound effects
  • features the entire text of the book! Not a word has been touched or added to the Dr. Seuss’s classic