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Music Review: 'Seussical'

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Seussical

type:
Stage
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
11/30/00-05/20/01
director:
Rob Marshall
author:
Lynn Ahrens

We gave it a B-

As a show, Seussical can push too hard, and its story gets jumbled. But the score (by two of the theater’s best, Ragtime‘s Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens) contains moments as magical as Broadway’s heard in years. ”Here on Who,” with its jaunty theatricality; the Beach Boys-esque ”It’s Possible” (featuring Anthony Blair Hall’s sunlit voice); and the irresistibly vaudevillian ”How Lucky You Are” are sheer delights. A-