Dr. Seuss's The Lorax

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“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees!”

Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s classic tale, The Lorax tells of a moustachioed and cantankerous critter who’s on a mission to protect the earth from the greedy, tree-chopping, Thneed-knitting businessman known only as The Once-ler.

Adapted by David Greig and brought to the stage by acclaimed director Max Webster (James And The Giant Peach, To Kill A Mockingbird, Twelfth Night), The Lorax blends theatrical invention, songs and zany humour in a timely and vibrant Christmas show with a message that will speak to audiences of all ages.

Dr. Seuss Text, Characters and Images TM and ©1971 

Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. All rights reserved.



Good To Know

Captioned Performance: Thu 17 Dec 7pm

Audio Described Performance: Thu 7 Jan 7pm, touch tour 5.30pm


Recommended for ages 6+

Children and Young People

The Old Vic welcomes young audiences. However, we ask the booker to take into consideration the age suitability guidelines recommended for each show (6+ for The Lorax), and be confident that younger children will sit quietly for the duration of the show to help us ensure that all audience members enjoy the performance.


Please note that children under the age of 3 will not be permitted inside the auditorium (this includes babes in arms) except for designated Relaxed Performances. Please ask a member of our Box Office team if you’d like more information.

All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Under no circumstances can children under the age of sixteen be left under the supervision of theatre staff.

Relaxed Performances:

Children under 18 months can come to shows free of charge, but please let Box Office know if you intend to bring a baby.


Old Vic Theatre

The Old Vic, The Cut, London, SE1 8NB

Additional Details & FAQ

Cancellation Policy

No refunds available

How Does It Work

Please bring your confirmation email to the box office to collect your tickets.

Suitable For Children

Recommended for ages 6+

Where Do I Go

Old Vic Box Office

The Cut, London SE1 8NB

Nearest tube station: Waterloo


4.9(18 reviews)
  • Louise Hughes

    Jan 17, 2016

    We went with a 4 & 7 yr olds and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Completely bonkers with a great message that my kids took home with them. Best production we've seen in ages...shame it has to finish ❤️

  • Trudi law

    Jan 17, 2016

    Lovely show, well written,great choreography. One negative was as this is aimed for children i felt it was slightly too long for their attention span, other than that a great show.

  • Ema

    Jan 17, 2016

    It was fantastic how the characters were so realistic and the rhyming was catchy , the effects were amazing . I will recommend to many.

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