The New York Times
Date: 2007-07-20
Author: Charles Isherwood

Article Mentions
Author, Charles Isherwood
Mentioned, Kristin Chenoweth
Mentioned, Stephen Flaherty
Mentioned, Eric Idle
Mentioned, Michael Hoffman
Mentioned, Karen Weinberg
Mentioned, Lynn Ahrens
Mentioned, The Beach Boys
Mentioned, Eric Wright
Mentioned, The New York Times
Mentioned, USA Network
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... mode). JoJo, of the Who colony, faces punishment for the daydreams that keep spiriting him away from everyday concerns, like the bathtub that runs over while hes embarked on a fishing expedition in his head. Ms. Ahrenss lyrics sometimes draw directly ...
... lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; book by Ms. Ahrens and Mr. Flaherty, based on the works of Dr. Seuss, conceived by Ms. Ahrens, Mr. Flaherty and Eric Idle; ...
... directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge; sets by Narelle Sissons; costumes by Tracy Christensen; lighting by Matthew Richards; sound by Eric Shim; puppet design by Eric Wright; musical director, W. Brent Sawyer; associate director and chor ...
... (Horton the Elephant), Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Bird Girl), Willie Lee-Williams (Wickersham Brother), Ebony Marshall-Oliver (Sour Kangaroo/Young Kangaroo), Amelia Morgan-Rothschild (Bird Girl/Mrs. Mayor), Ben Tostado (Wickersham Brother), Josh Walden ( ...
... (Gertrude McFuzz) and Ellen Zolezzi (Bird Girl). Home World U.S. N.Y. / Region Business Technology Science Health Sports Opinion Arts Style Travel Jobs Real Estate Automobiles Back to Top Copyright 2007 The New York Times Company Privacy Policy ...


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