The Hopkinton High School Drama Ensemble will perform the musical “Honk!” at the HHS auditorium Nov. 17-20. Performances are Thursday, Nov. 17, at 4:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18-19, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m.
Based on the Hans Christian Anderson story “The Ugly Duckling,” “Honk!” tells the story of a swan who is shunned for looking different than his family and goes on a journey of self-discovery.
Tickets are available via showtix4u.com/event-details/68141 or at the door on the day of the performance.
Ahlstrom-Hall selected for honor ensemble
Hopkinton High School’s Jordyn Ahlstrom-Hall was one of just 540 high school musicians across the country and at military base schools overseas to be selected for the National Association for Music Education 2022 All-National Honor Ensembles. The event took place from Nov. 3-6 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, with each ensemble performing in concerts on Nov. 5-6. …
The HHS Trivia Club team finished third in the Plymouth Regional High School Quiz Tournament on Oct. 3, posting a record of 6-3 and just missing out on advancing to the national competition. Sophomore Abhishek Vijay finished second of 40 competitors in the individual rankings. …
Ithaca College School of Music, Theatre and Dance student William Rock of Hopkinton will perform in the African Drumming and Dance Ensemble with school alumni as part of “IC on Broadway: South Hill State of Mind.” The Nov. 11 show, which takes place at the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis in New York City’s Time Square, will feature vocalists, monologues, solo guitar and jazz band performances, as well as a music and dance composition collaboration.