|Dr. Seuss' The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. 1980. |
John Peitzman as Bartholomew Cubbins; Stephen Boe as King Derwin.
|Joshua Tweed as Bartholomew. 1988.|
Sheer brilliance. Dr. Seuss' The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. Premiered in spring, 1980. Book and lyrics by Timothy Mason. Music composed and orchestrated by Hiram Titus. Original production directed by John Clark Donahue. Scenic design, properties design, and magic by Jack Barkla. Costume design by Judith Cooper. Lighting design by Karlis Ozols. Musical direction by Thomas F. Florey.
The play exists as the first authorized stage adaptation of a Dr. Seuss storybook granted to a theatre company by the author, Theodor Geisel, himself. The beloved author's appearance on stage for the final curtain call at the world premiere was truly a highlight in the Theatre's history!
|John Peitzman as Bartholomew, |
Garth Schumacher as Executioner.
Audio clip: "Overture."
Audio clip: "Nothing Much Happens to Happen to Me"
John Peitzman as Bartholomew, Stephen Boe as King Derwin, Wendy Lehr as Mrs. Cubbins.
Audio clip: "To Town" and "Hats Off"
Audio clip: "Another Hat!"
Audio clip: "Boys Like Me"
Mario Bravo as Grand Duke Wilfred, Tom Dunn as Sir Alaric.
Audio clip: "How Happy I Was"
John Peitzman as Bartholomew, Stephen Boe as King Derwin, Tom Dunn as Sir Alaric.
Audio clip: Magicians Chant
Audio clip: "I Was Happy to Know You"
Garth Schumacher as Executioner, John Peitzman as Bartholomew.
Audio clip: Finale & Curtain Call.