SHREK THE MUSICAL CD Debuts at #1 on Billboard's 'Top Cast Album' Chart
The Shrek The Musical Broadway cast recording, produced by composer Jeanine Tesori and co-produced by sound designer Peter Hylenski, debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Broadway Cast Albums chart.
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Shrek The Musical features a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize® winner, David Lindsay-Abaire, music by Olivier Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, and is directed by Tony Award® nominee Jason Moore. The new show opened at the Broadway Theatre on Sunday, December 14. In his review of Shrek The Musical, WOR's David Richardson proclaimed that "the music by Jeanine Tesori and words and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire are the best I've heard this season."
Shrek The Musical stars Tony Award® nominee Brian d'Arcy James as Shrek, Tony Award® winner Sutton Foster as Princess Fiona, Tony Award® nominee Christopher Sieber as Lord Farquaad, Tony Award® nominee Daniel Breaker as Donkey and Tony Award® nominee John Tartaglia as Pinocchio.
Shrek The Musical is an entirely new musical based on the story and characters from William Steig's book Shrek!, as well as the Dreamworks Animation film Shrek, the first chapter of the Shrek movie series.
Shrek The Musical tells the story of a swamp-dwelling ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land. Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess and learns that real friendship and true love aren't only found in fairy tales.
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Tickets for Shrek The Musical are available by calling Telecharge.com at (212) 239-6200, (800) 432-7250 outside the NY metro area, online at Telecharge.com, or in person at The Broadway Theatre box office (1681 Broadway @ 53rd St). Group sales are available by contacting Telecharge Group Sales at 212-239-6262, or 800-432-7780.
Tickets on Tuesdays through Thursdays range in price from $41.50 to $111.50, and tickets on Fridays through Sundays range in price from $51.50 to $126.50. All tickets include a $1.50 facility fee.
The performance schedule is:
Tuesday - 7:00 pm
Wednesday - 2:00 pm
Thursday - 8:00 pm
Friday - 8:00 pm
Saturday - 2:00 pm
Saturday - 8:00 pm
Sunday - 2:00 pm ** please note new earlier curtain time
Sunday - 7:00 pm