This delightful and award-winning adaptation of one of the world's most beloved fables is a heartwarming celebration of what makes us special.

Since it first hatched in 1993, Stiles & Drewe's musical, Honk!, has winged its way around the world in over 8,000 productions and in many different languages. Winner of multiple awards, including the 2000 Olivier Award for Best Musical, this heartwarming celebration of being different is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit and memorable score.

Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother's protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out that being different is not a bad thing to be.

Honk! is a full-length production presented in two acts.  It is rated G, great for all ages.

Rehearsal and Performance Schedule

Rehearsals will take place at Trinity United Methodist Church.   Dress rehearsals and performances will be in the Gezon Auditorium at Calvin College 


  • Monday July 23 – 9am-4pm
  • Tuesday July 24 – 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday July 25 – 9am-4pm
  • Thursday July 26 – 9am-4pm
  • Friday July 27 – 9am-4pm
  • Monday July 30 – 9am-4pm
  • Tuesday July 31 – 9am-4pm


  • Wednesday August 1 – 9am-5pm
  • Thursday August 2 – 9am-5pm


  • Thursday August 2 – 7pm
  • Friday August 3 – 11am
  • Friday August 3 – 3pm
  • Friday August 3 – 7pm

 Reserved seat tickets will be available for purchase online through stageGR.


Audition Information

Auditions will be open-house style at Trinity United Methodist Church between 3:00 and 6:00 PM, June 6.    Callbacks will be the following evening at Trinity UMC between 4:00 and 6:00 PM.  The callback list will be posted here and on our Facebook page soon after auditions are complete.

Remember, the purpose of auditioning for a stageGR production is not to determine whether you will be in the show, but to identify what role is best suited for your vocal and acting range.  No resume is required.

On audition day, please be prepared to sing 30-60 seconds of any musical theater song, a'capella.    At auditions, callbacks and rehearsals, wear comfortable, modest clothing that you can easily move and dance in.   Most of all, prepare to have fun.

Break a leg!


Trinity United Methodist Church  

1100 Lake Drive SE Grand Rapids MI

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Cast List

Honk! is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
- See more at the MTI web site.