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June 11, 2011 at 9:26am

THEATER REVIEW: “Honk! The Ugly Duckling Musical”

"Honk!" features a homely under age waterfowl as protagonist.

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KIDS LIKE FARM ANIMALS AND DANCING >>>

I don't feel at all guilty about the pun above. They're fun to write, puns, not to mention de rigueur in entertainment review titles. They're scattered throughout Riot to Follow's production of Honk! The Ugly Duckling Musical like chicken feed in a barnyard. Kids enjoy puns. They also like hummable songs about insecure farm animals. Kids like waddling and dancing, especially dancing with a cane. If you're a kid, you don't need this review; you're already stoked about Honk!

But you're not a kid, are you? Kids don't buy theater tickets. Kids don't read the Weekly Volcano, not even Cup Check. (The Weekly Volcano has no funny pages.) You're an adult. Very likely, you're a cast member in the show, someone closely related to a cast member in the show or a parent. Maybe your kids dug If You Give a Mouse a Cookie in the same space, and you're wondering whether it'd be worth the money to take them to a show with a homely underage waterfowl for a protagonist. Well, it is. As a matter of fact, Honk! holds its own with the best of Olympia Family Theater, and that's saying something.

To read the full review click here.

[The Washington Center Black Box, Honk! $6.50-$12.50, 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. through June 12, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia, olytix.org]

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