Honk! Jr. (2012-2013)

Music by George Stiles, Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe


Two full length performances of Honk! Jr. were held on December 15, 2012 (7:30pm), and December 16, 2012 (2:30pm) in the Hosch Theatre on the Brenau University campus (429 Academy St. NE, Gainesville, GA).

Pre-show juggling entertainment provided by Sky Trix

2013 Junior Theater Festival - Outstanding Production!

The Play On Players cast of Honk! Jr. won the "Outstanding Production" award and the "Excellence In Acting" award at the national Junior Theater Festival! (January 19-20, 2013).

82 teams from 23 different states competed at the 2013 JTF

Our acting troupe of 8-to-18-year-olds won multiple trophies at the National MTI/Disney Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta! Selected by the judges for the professional quality and challenging choreography, we performed for over 4,000 people in the festival showcase production!

Congratulations to all of our award winners at JTF 2013!

Outstanding Production: Play On Players

Excellence In Acting: Play On Players

Outstanding Female Performer: Taylor Priday

All Star: Heidi Rider, Riley Smith

Golden Ticket for the Choreography DVD audition: Hanna Slaughter, Hannah Skelton, Lauren Hill, Madi Fielder, Kayla Lowry

Choreography DVD callback: Hanna Slaughter, Kayla Lowry
(they had a chance to be in an MTI Jr choreography DVD)

Broadway Jr Slam: Kendall Conley, Hannah Skelton
(performed a number from Pinocchio)

Tech All Star: Max Roberts

Watch the Junior Theater Festival adjudication

Production Team

Director:Carly Berg, Haden Rider
Music Director:Haden Rider
Choreographer:Carly Berg
Stage Manager:Dillon Wilcox
Set Designer:Haden Rider & Carly Berg
Costume Designer:Allen Story
Assistant Costume:Trey Harrison
Lighting Designer: Paul Glaze
Sound Designer: Phil Garcia

Cast of Honk! Jr.

Ugly:Taylor Priday
Ida:Brittany Barron, Madi Fielder
Drake:Kendall Conley
Flippy:Catie Urquhart
Floppy:Halli Rider
Beaky:Maddie Noe
Downy: Ian Adams
Fluff: Max Roberts
Billy: Seth Martin
Maureen: Kayla Lowry
Cat: Heidi Rider
Turkey: Kaitlin Gentry
Henrietta: Hanna Slaughter
Barnacles: Hanna Slaughter
Snowy: Hannah Skelton
Greylag: Riley Smith
Dot: Lauren Hill
Dance Geese: Sofia Savas, Ali Winiesdorffer, Kayla Lowry, Kaitlin Gentry, Hanna Slaughter
Grace: Kaitlin Dunn
Bullfrog: Brittany Barron
Solo Froglet: Drew Hill
Frogs: Kaitlin Gentry, Hanna Slaughter, Lauren Hill, Kayla Lowry, Hanna Skelton, Riley Smith, Maddie Fielder
Froglets: Catie Urquhart, Halli Rider, Maddie Noe, Ian Adams, Max Roberts, Seth Martin, Cecilia Castro, Bailey Morris
Penny: Jayna Jennings, Kenadi Adams
Father Swan: Bryson Brozovsky
Mother Swan: Julia Veiga
Bewick: Cecilia Castro
Jaybird: Ali Winiesdorffer
Farmer: Joseph Chastain
Farm Animal/Crow: Maddie Fielder
Blizzard Soloists: Kenadi Adams, Bailey Morris


Run Crew Chief:Taylor Cassell
Run Crew:Ashley Marlow, Trevor Boling
Costume Supervisor:Trey Harrison
Costume Run Crew:Jessica Kirby, Kayla Del Pizzo, Allen Story
Light Board Operator:Paul Glaze
Sound Board Operator:Phil Garcia, Haden Rider
Marketing:Dan Berg


Special Thanks

Special Thanks to: Beth Kendall, Gay Hammond, Fred Lloyd, Jim Hammond, Celeste Morris, Darrell Morris, Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Brenau University faculty & staff, Gainesville State College faculty & staff, Lumpkin County High School, Dillon Wilcox, Allen Story, Trey Harrison, Paul Glaze, Phil Garcia, and our cast and crew. We would also like to thank all the parents for their wonderful help with this production!


Honk! Jr. was presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials were also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684 www.MTIShows.com