The city of Las Vegas Rainbow Company Youth Theatre will present the musical “Honk!” at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, located at 800 S. Brush St., beginning Friday, Dec. 7.
The musical will run on Dec. 7, 8, 14, and 15, at 7 p.m. and Dec. 9, 15, and 16, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for teens, seniors and military personnel, and $3 for children 12 years old and younger. Tickets are available by calling 229-6383 or 229-6553, or by visiting www.artslasvegas.org.
“Honk!” is the story of Ugly, whose odd, gawky looks, instantly incite prejudice on the farm. Ugly discovers his true destiny and finds love and acceptance during his journey. The musical is based on the Hans Christian Andersen classic, “The Ugly Duckling.”
The cast consists of 35 adults and young people drawn from all over the Las Vegas area.
The nationally recognized Rainbow Company Youth Theatre holds auditions and performances for both adults and young people throughout the year. The award-winning staff offers classes in all aspects of theatre for ages 4 through high school at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Four productions are produced annually that bring the magic of live theatre to family audiences. There also are spring break workshops and a summer conservatory. Rainbow Company is a program of the city of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs.