“Honk! Jr.” Takes the Stage in Founders Hall

The MBS Middle School musical, Honk! Jr., was performed on Thursday, May 24th in the Theater at Founders Hall. In

the morning, there was a performance for Middle School students and faculty. That evening, there was another performance for the rest of the community to enjoy. The show was a stunning success, including fantastic musical numbers such as "A Poultry Tale," "Look at Him," and "Warts and All." The entire cast and the audience seemed to have a wonderful time!

Based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling, Honk! Jr. tells the story of an odd-looking baby duck, Ugly, and his quest to find his mother. The show is a heartwarming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Congratulations to the young actors and actresses of Morristown-Beard School on a job well done!

The talented cast included:

The Duck Family & Friends
DRAKE: Salvatore D'Agostino
IDA: Alana Smith
UGLY: Eshaan Popat
BEAKY: Vikrant Hajarnavis
FLUFF: Ava Bourneouf
BILLY: Kevin Tone
DOWNY: Jonah Tinkleman
MAUREEN: Egbefe Omonzane
HENRIETTA: Kaitlin Blount
GRACE: Hailey Rollins

The Geese Family & Friends
GREYLAG: Henry D'Andrea
DOT: Leonie Winghardt
BARNACLES: Matthew Dixter
SNOWY: Campbell Blake
PINKFOOT: Maya Bhide
TEX: Chip Powar

The Swan Family & Friends
FATHER SWAN: Grant Dangler
MOTHER SWAN: Lydia Oluwasola
PENNY: Charlotte Post-Lipnick
BERWICK: Ronak Shetty
BELLA: Hannah Rose Williams

Others in the Farmyard
THE CAT: Ava Penizotto
THE TURKEY: Olivia Siegel
JAY BIRD: Ethan Chestnut-Stein

Middle School Stage Manager: Haylee Schwind
Upper School Stage Managers: Sanaah Aslam, Tim Schietroma



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