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by Jessica Earnshaw, Reporter
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Join The Cat in the Hat as he takes you on a journey into the fantastical, bombastical and songtastical world of Dr Seuss in a new West End musical.
The Sour Kangaroo, otherwise known as 24-year-old Natalie Green, of Ardwell Avenue, Barkingside, will be taking to the stage in Seussical, a show which promises to appeal to all the family this Christmas.
The vibrant musical follows the story of Horton the Elephant as he discovers a small world floating on a speck of dust, which is home to the Whos.
Between them they must find a way to save Who from a world of naysayers and dangers.
The former King Solomon High School, Forest Road, Barkingside pupil, said: “I was over the moon when I found out I’d got the part, I really wanted it.
“We have been rehearsing for the last few weeks and the whole cast is so talented and lovely to work with.
“I am playing the Sour Kangaroo who has a lot of power in the jungle. When she clicks her fingers everyone comes rushing and she doesn’t believe anything that Horton says. I just love the fact I get to play a diva and sing some really powerful songs.”
The talented performer has previously worked in Whistle Down The Wind and has toured on the Royal Caribbean cruise liner before securing the new role.
Tony Award Winners Stephen Flaherty and Lyn Ahrens, with help from Monty Python’s Eric Idle, are behind the new show which aims to bring to life the work of Dr Seuss.
Natalie, who started performing on stage when she was nine, added: “Seussical is a very heartwarming show that’s easy to watch. I think kids and adults will both love it and it’s a really nice show to introduce children to the theatre.”
Let your toes tap, your fingers snap, and your imagination run wild in the world of Dr. Seuss.
The show will be at the Arts Theatre, Great Newport Street, London until January 6. To book call 020 7836 8463 or visit www.seussical-london.com.