A trio of monkeys, one with a pierced lip, kicking up a storm.
Big-voiced Sour Kangaroo testing her moves.
Styrofoam-headgear-toting Whos gallivanting with instruments made from PVC pipe, toilet plungers and badminton birdies.
It's high school, so the hoopla continues.
Pretzels, hugs and mismatched socks have all played a part in "Seussical the Musical."
Edison High School's annual production will debut Friday evening, with two performances slated for Saturday. After rehearsing at least three times a week since January, the 34-person cast will take the stage at Huntington Beach High School Auditorium, with the help of almost as many parent volunteers.
Once under the spotlight, the actors will add a unique spin to the story of Horton the elephant, who was shunned by jungle animals upon the revelation that he could hear the voices of a boy named Jojo and the entire planet of Whoville emanating from a speck of dust on a clover. Fellow protagonist the Cat in the Hat stirs up trouble using Jojo's imagination, constructing debacles starring Mayzie La Bird and her giant freckled egg, Circus McGurkus, and others.