A colorful adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling”
BEVERLY HILLS, Mich., April 29, 2011 — Detroit Country Day School is pleased to announce the opening of its spring musical, “Honk!” Performances will be Friday, May 6 at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 8 at 3 p.m., at the Upper School’s Seligman Performing Arts Center, 22305 W. 13 Mile Road in Beverly Hills.
A worldwide stage sensation based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling,” “Honk!” tells the story of an odd-looking baby duck, Ugly, and her quest to find her mother. Detroit Country Day School students from grades one through 12 play a dynamic cast of characters, including a wily cat, several ducklings and a supportive swan that helps Ugly find her way.
Tickets are available for $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Saturday’s matinee performance is $5 for students and seniors in advance, or $10 at the door.
For ticket and show information, please visit www.dcds.edu or call 248-646-7717.
Detroit Country Day School offers students from pre-school through high school an exemplary education rooted in academic vigor and a commitment to the full development of each student’s potential. The school is an independent, coeducational, non-denominational, college preparatory school nationally recognized for excellence in academics, athletics and the fine and performing arts.
Founded in 1914 by F. Alden Shaw, Detroit Country Day School today enrolls more than 1500 students on four campuses located in Beverly Hills and Bloomfield Township, Michigan.
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Pictured above: Lajari Anné, Atif Hashwi, Margaret-Mary Glazier, Melissa Beyrand, Isabelle Bepler, Greg Jackson, Andreana Hardin, Emma LaBarre