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Feb. 22, 2011

Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Music and Theatre Department to present ‘HONK’ 

 Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University’s Music and Theatre Department will present "HONK!" on March 3-6 at Rice Auditorium on the Baldwin City campus. Admission is free. Baker-0979

The musical is based on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling." Scott Stackhouse, instructor of theatre, is the stage director and Marci Ziegler, instructor of music, is the music director.

Performances will be 7:30 p.m. March 3-5 and 2 p.m. March 6. A special matinee is planned for 12:30 p.m. March 3.

Here is the HONK! cast list:

Philip Schiffelbein               Ugly

Bryce Lathrop                       Cat

Shawn Deegan                    Drake and Bullfrog

Patrick King                          Turkey, Grayleg and Farmer

Tim Laughlin                        Barnacles and Father Swan

Ali Watson                             Ida

Courtney West                     Maureen, Lowbutt, Mother Swan and Pinkfoot

Kari Hilmes                          Henrietta, Queenie and Penny

Alexa Cioffi                            Grace, Dot and Old Woman

Areon Cobbins                     Maggie Pie, Bewick and Snowy

Drew Cheek                         Billy and Boy voice

Rhett Rinehart                      Downy

Rilee Timms                        Becky and Girl Voice

Caroline Fullerton               Fluff

Piper Stackhouse                Awesome Little One

Madison Potterton               Awesome Little One

For more information, contact Patti Heiman, instructor of theatre, at (785) 594-7859 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

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