Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat

11 Oct

Premium Dress Circle: Adult: $35.00 | Child: $35.00 | Regular Reserved Seating: Adult: $27.50 | Child: $27.50 | Family Pass of 4 (Minimum 1x Adult): $100.00 | Group of 10+ (1x Adult free with every 10 tickets purchased): $200.00 / 12.30PM


Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat.

In 1957, Theodor Seuss Geisel used this formula and only 200 words to write his second children’s book as Dr. Seuss. More than 50 years later, The Cat in the Hatis coming to life in Oamaru on October 11.

The Cat in The Hat interrupts this rainy afternoon with his unexpected visit to Sally and her brother’s cosy home. Their outspoken and outraged pet Fish is astounded and concerned, but this cat will not be deterred. He will teach us all to make our own fun with nothing but a little imagination. “It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how.” Along with Thing One and Thing Two, the cat will fill the theatre with mischievous humour and madcap style.

Young and old alike will delight in this faithful adaptation of a classic book come to life before our very eyes. Spoiler alert: Things run amuck, and quickly.

Oamaru Opera House TicketDirect Office | Open weekdays 10:00am – 4:00pm | Saturday 10:00am – 1:00pm | One hour prior to show start
Opera House Café & Bar | Open one hour prior to show start

Please call 03 433 0770 if you require wheelchair seating.

Infants under the age of 12 months are free

Show start: 12:30pm
Show end: 1:15pm
There will be no interval

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