On May 25, 26 and 27, Windsor’s Riverfront Theatre Company will bring the fast-paced nostalgic musical “Seussical” to the Olde Walkerville Theatre.
Olde Walkerville Theatre’s electronic billboard announces upcoming Riverfront Theatre Company production of Seussical The Musical. Photo above by Robert Tuomi / Eyes On Windsor.
Since Seussical is based on the works of famed children’s author Dr. Seuss, Eyes on Windsor wondered how the good doctor might write the promotional announcement. Perhaps, it would read something like this.
Oh, the places you’ll go. If so you chose. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in the direction of a quaint old playhouse.
Once inside the impressive theatre, you can look up and down the seats. Look ’em over with care. About some you will say, “I don’t choose to go there.” You’re too smart to sit in just any seat. You’ll pick one that is just for you.
You will expect things to start to happen. Don’t worry. Don’t stew. Just sit. The curtains will rise. The stage lights will be in your eyes.
You’ll see great sights! You’ll soar with the singers and move with the dancers. Onward, to high heights. You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
You may even tap your toe. If this is the place and Dr. Seuss is your goal.
Not him, himself, you know. His Riverfront Theatre Company friends will put on the show. Merrily singing and dancing, in a most Seussical way.
It’s fun to have fun. Enjoyment is yours, 98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed. All because of director and choreographer Elena Holowitz and the wits of music director Jeffrey Gartshore.
The play, based on Stephen Flaherty’s sensible book Seussical, will run at the Old Walkerville Theatre May 25 and 26 at 7 pm and Sunday May 27 at 2 pm. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for students.
Article by Robert Tuomi
For over a decade, Robert has covered local news and community events. Initially as a contributor to CBC Radio’s local morning show and then as the long-time producer and host of CJAM’s The Rest of the News and as a journalist at the Windsor Square. A graduate of the Nikon School of Photography he enjoys illustrating his reports with what he sees through his camera’s lens.