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"American Idol" Meets" Ugly Duckling" in "Lucky Duck"

Jun 23, 2010


Update March 2012: The Coterie brought the show to New York for a run at the New Victory Theater. Reviews: Kansas City Star, New York Post, and  New York Times.

Since Hans Christian Anderson put plume to paper for the fairy tale "The Ugly Duckling," many creative artists- from Disney to Prokofiev - have been inspired to put their own spin on it. The latest version is "Lucky Duck," a Coterie Theatre musical for young audiences.

Complementing how the title character transforms into a lovely swan is the backstage drama of turning actors into believable kingdom of squawking, quacking animals.

"Lucky Duck"
June 22 - August 8, 2010
Coterie Theatre

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