Making a Scene

See the world through the eyes of Dr. Seuss, when the smart and sassy Cat in the Hat brings the world of Seussical: The Musical to life in this stage production based on the quirky children’s books. Enter the Jungle of Nool on the mainstage of the Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) and watch as Horton the Elephant and other favorite characters like Gertrude McFuzz work to bring harmony to the world. Using the plot of Horton Hears a Who, this musical brings the best of all Seussian adventures together in one tale. Through June 17. Other performances at the CTC: High School Musical (opens June 28) and The Green Sheep (through June 3). 2400 Third Avenue S., Minneapolis, 612-874-0400, www.childrenstheatre.org

Other shows raising a curtain this month:

 

» Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Easter Parade

(through June 9) and Mid Life! The Crisis Musical. 501 W. 78th Street, Chanhassen, 952-934-1525, www.chanhassentheatres.com

» Hennepin Stages

Kiss of the Spider Woman

(through June 24). 824 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 612-673-0404, www.hennepintheatredistrict.org

» Minnesota Centennial Showboat

Sherlock’s Last Case

(opens June 15). Harriet Island, St. Paul, 651-227-1100, www.showboat.umn.edu

» Park Square Theatre

Taking Steps

(through June 24). Historic Hamm Building, 20 W. Seventh Place, St. Paul, 651-291-7005, www.parksquaretheatre.org

» Penumbra

Get Ready

(opens June 7). 270 N. Kent Street, St. Paul, 651-224-3180, www.penumbratheatre.org

» Theatre de la Jeune

Lune Figaro

(through June 23) and Don Juan Giovanni (through June 24). 105 N. First Street, Minneapolis, 612-333-6200,
www.jeunelune.org

» Theatre in the Round

Uncle Vanya

(through June 24). 245 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis, 612-333-3010, www.theatreintheround.org

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