Shrek the Musical

Spotlight Acting School Presents Shrek the MusicalBased on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film, Shrek The Musical is a TONY Award-winning fairy tale adventure featuring songs from Jeanine Tesori and a book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage.

This tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on an adventurous journey with a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess is sure to entertain all audiences. Add in a short tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero.

June 11, 12, 13 at 8pm

and 14 at 2pm

Madison Middle Auditorium – Richmond,  KY

General Admission: Adult – $8.00    Student – $5.00
Children 5 and under free

Call 859/986-0423 for reserved tickets and details

Spotlight Acting School
presents

logo_200x200_000372SHREK THE MUSICAL

Based on the Dreamworks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig

Book and Lyrics by
David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by
Jeanine Tesori

Originally produced on Broadway by
DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions

Produced by Chad Hembree

Directed by Sarah Bucknam and Brandi Burchfield

 

Original Production Directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford

 

Musical Direction by Letha Hembree

 

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

 

CHARACTERS:

 

DONKEY
A talking donkey who joins Shrek on the run from Farquaad’s guards. Quite the chatterbox, he is not deterred by Shrek’s looks and practically forces himself into his good graces. Easily frightened and pushy, but also an optimistic with heart.

 

DRAGON
A dragon that has been charged with guarding Princess Fiona in her isolated castle. She eventually falls in love with Donkey and attempts to keep him there forever. Imposing and flirtatious, but tired of her job as the glorified baby-sitter.ENSEMBLE FAIRYTALE

 

CREATURES
(BIG BAD WOLF, THREE LITTLE PIGS, WHITE RABBIT, FAIRY GODMOTHER, PETER PAN, WICKED WITCH, UGLY DUCKLING, THREE BEARS, MAD HATTER, HUMPTY DUMPTY, ELF, DWARF, THREE BLIND MICE); ANGRY MOB; HAPPY PEOPLE; GUARDS; KNIGHTS; RATS

 

FIONA
The beautiful princess of Far Far Away, she transforms into an ogre every night when the sun sets. Rescued by Shrek and eventually falls in love with him. Quirky, blunt, and multitalented, she is not an ordinary princess.

 

GINGY
A gingerbread man initially kidnapped by Lord Farquaad. His wit and resolution help him both avoid trouble and inspire the rest of the fairytale creatures. Puppet. Can be operated by actress appearing as Sugar Plum Fairy.

 

LORD FARQUAAD
The comically short, ruthless ruler of Duloc. He is in search of a princes to marry so that he can become king. Has an intensely unfair bias against fairytale creatures that stems from a resentment of his father. Self-absorbed, lonely, and cruel.

 

PINOCCHIO
The leader of the fairytale creatures. He is an animated puppet whose nose grows every time he lies. Plenty of sass with a penchant for lying.

 

SHREK
Our story’s title character. A big, green, terrifying ogre who lives alone on a swamp. He embarks on a journey to rid his land of fairytale creatures and, along the way, falls in love with Fiona. Begins as a grumpy hermit, but reveals his layers and eventually becomes the hero.

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