EASTER HALF TERM: Watch ‘The Lorax’ adapted for stage just in time for Earth Day 2021
Image: The Lorax - Courtesy of the Old Vic
"Mister" he said with a sawdusty sneeze, "I am the Lorax, I speak for the tree's". Dr. Seuss’s 'The Lorax' will be performed and streamed live from The Old Vic stage across the globe from 14–17 April 2021.
Staged in celebration of the story’s 50th anniversary of publication, David Greig and Charlie Fink’s Olivier Award-nominated adaptation, directed by Max Webster, is inventively transformed into a semi-staged pint-size version to keep young (and older) minds entertained, enchanted and empowered with its central message of protecting the planet. and with Earth Day landing on April 22nd this is a perfect for you and your family to enjoy.
The cast includes Jamael Westman as The Once-ler, who originated the title role in Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre. He’s joined by Audrey Brisson, Ben Thompson and Silas Wyatt-Burke as puppeteers and Richard Katz, Melanie La Barrie, David Ricardo-Pearce as ensemble.
Written 50 years ago, The Lorax’s magical battle to save his beloved truffula trees and the whole of Paradise Valley from the go-getting Once-ler resonates today louder than ever.
Tickets are on sale now and are available to buy via the Old Vic website: Here
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