Spotlight on Seussical Cast
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Spotlight on Seussical Cast

Seussical Quizzical

Check out cast members’ responses to the Seussical Quizzical with Joanne Hounsell, Creative Director

1. What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book?
“Horton Hears a Who” Christian Turpin, Wickersham Brother
“Fox in Sox and The Lorax” Emma Janes, Yertle the Turtle ( JoJo Alternate)
“The Lorax” Mikel Wall, Horton the Elephant & Alison Roberts, Gertrude McFuzz in Seussical
“The Sleep Book” Ainsley Wilcox, Citizen of Jungle of Nool
“Red Fish Blue Fish” Candace Woodland, Bird Girl in Seussical

2. What’s your favorite Dr. Seuss character?
“Horton The Elephant ” Christian Turpin, Wickersham Brother
“Thing One and Thing Two” Eliza Baines, Fish and Child Citizen of Who
“The Grinch” Alison Roberts, Gertrude McFuzz in Seussical
“Horton The Elephant ” Mikel Wall, Horton the Elephant in Seussical

3. What creature would you be in the Jungle of Nool?
“A ‘Who on a Speck’ ” Candace Woodland, Bird Girl in Seussical
“A Giraffe because they’re gentle giants” Emma Janes, Yertle the Turtle ( JoJo Alternate)
“A tufted mazurka” Ainsley Wilcox, Citizen of Jungle of Nool
“I would want to be a Monkey…. Since they are crazy and rambunctious and that is what I am :)” Alison Roberts, Gertrude McFuzz

4. What’s your favorite dessert?
“Ice Cream Cake” Leah Smith, Citizen of Jungle of Nool
Raspberries with double cream” Ainsley Wilcox, Citizen of Jungle of Nool
“Dairy Free Brownies” Christian Turpin, Wickersham Brother
“Creme Brulee” Alison Roberts, Gertrude McFuzz
“Lemon Squares” Sophie Popham, Child Citizen of Who & Fish

5. What school did you attend?
“Alumni of Claremont Secondary and CCPA” Mikel Wall, Horton the Elephant
“Willows” Sophie Popham, Child Citizen of Who & Fish
“Oak Bay High, Margaret Jenkins and Canadian College of Performing Arts” Alison Roberts, Gertrude McFuzz
“Willows” Eliza Baines as a Citizen of Who and Fish
GNS” Hannah Block, JoJo in Seussical
“SMUS” Emma Janes, JoJo Alternate

6. How many brothers or sisters do you have?
” One Brother One Sister” Mikel Wall, Horton the Elephant
“One Sister” Alison Roberts, Gertrude McFuzz
“My Twin Sister” Hannah Block, JoJo
“Two Stepsisters” Christian Turpin, Wickersham

7. What children’s story influenced you the most?
“Love You Forever –Robert Munsch” Mikel Wall, Horton the Elephant in Seussical
“Gwinna by Barbara Helen Berger” Candace Woodland, Bird Girl in Seussical
“Pinocchio” Christian Turpin, Wickersham Brother
“Lorax” message about the environment” Leah Smith, Child Citizen of the Jungle of Nool
“What was I scared of and the Sleep Book” Ainsley Wilcox, Citizen of Jungle of Nool

8. What scares you the most?
“The Unknown, Outer space, and spiders….” Alison Roberts, Gertrude McFuzz
“Nothing” Christan, 10
” Being out of control” Eliza, 10
“Sharks/ Plane Crashes/ Being Stuck on an Elevator” Emma, 11
“Drowning” Sophie, 11

9. Who has been most like Horton in your life?
“My Mother” Ainsley Wilcox, Citizen of Jungle of Nool
“My high school choir teacher Sally Murphy. She was always looking out for absolutely everyone and always had their best interest in mind. She was a huge influence on me! One of the greatest teachers I have ever had.” Alison Roberts, Gertrude McFuzz
“Either my mom or my grade four teacher Ms. Sandquist because they are so devoted” Emma Janes, Yertle the Turtle ( JoJo Alternate)

10. Who is the bravest person that you know?
“Alison Roberts” Mikel Wall, Horton the Elephant in Seussical
“My dad and mom” Christian Turpin, Wickersham Brother
“My dad and his friend Paul” Sophie, Child Citizen of Who & Fish
“My Mum”Eliza Baines, Child Citizen of Who and Fish

11. If you could go anywhere in the world today…. where would you be?
“London England” Mikel Wall, Horton the Elephant
“New York City forever and always!” Alison Roberts, Gertrude