Honk!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Honk! is a retelling of the classic tale of “The Ugly Duckling”. The story follows Ugly, a yellow duckling who doesn’t quite fit in with his siblings. His journey of self-discovery takes him through various adventures as he encounters an array of characters. As he faces challenges and prejudice from the barnyard animals, Ugly discovers the true meaning of acceptance. Honk! conveys a message about embracing our differences and finding the beauty within.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1993)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fairy Tale

Setting: N/A

Creative Team

Music: George Stiles

Lyrics/Book: Anthony Drewe

Cast Albums

Original Cast (1998)➝

Original Demo (2008)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Animals, British, Child Roles, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, One-Word

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