Honk! Jr.

By Book & Lyrics by Anthony Drew, Music by George Stiles

Directed by Kjerstie Johanson, Artistic & Musical Director, Gail Becker Koppa, Director

In the London season featuring the appearance of "The Lion King," "Honk!" became a stand-out by winning the 2000 Olivier Award (the British equivalent of the Tony Award) for Best New Musical.

Written by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (dubbed "The brightest hopes for the future of the British musical" by The London Daily Telegraph), "Honk!" is the story of Ugly, whose odd, gawky looks instantly incite prejudice from his family and neighbors. Separated from the farm and pursued by a hungry Cat, Ugly must find his way home. Along his rollicking and harrowing journey he not only discovers his true beauty and glorious destiny, but also finds love and acceptance in all its forms.

MadCAP's production of "Honk, Jr" is designed specifically to delight and entertain Madison,Dane County, and Southern Wisconsin's youngest theatre goers and their entire families. There is something for everyone in this wonderful musical!

Produced by MadCAP Theatre for Young Audiences at Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State St, Madison

Performances: December 16-18, 2009

Performance Times: Thursday, December 17 at 7 PM Friday, December 17 at 7 PM Saturday, December 18 at 2 and 7 PM All individual tickets must be purchased through the Overture Center Ticket Office. Additional performances may be booked for groups of 80 or more. Please contact MadCAP (608-251-1879) to request a group performance.

Ticket Prices: $15 Adults $12 Children & Seniors $4 Lap seats (under 1 year)

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions on October 19 will take place between 5 and 8 PM. Please contact MadCAP to schedule a time to come in. If you are unavailable on that date, please contact MadCAP to request scheduling another date to come in.

All auditions will take place in MadCAP's rehearsal studio, 214 Henry Street, Suite 203, Madison, WI 53703.

What to prepare: 32 bars of musical theatre song that best suits your voice. Bring music in your key. A painist will be available for you. You may be asked to read from the script - cold readings.