Everyone's Favorite Ogre Makes His Home At Grand Rapids Civic Theatre This June!

Everyone's Favorite Ogre Makes His Home At Grand Rapids Civic Theatre This June!Everyone's favorite swamp-dwelling ogre is set to light up the stage in Grand Rapids Civic Theatre's production of Shrek the Musical, playing June 1-17, 2018.

Based on renowned cartoonist William Steig 1990 book Shrek! and Dreamworks' beloved 2001 movie, comes a musical adaption of Shrek and his noble steed, Donkey. Audiences will delight as iconic characters come to life in a journey to rescue Princess Fiona from a fire-breathing Dragon, in a quest to preserve Shrek's peaceful way of life. Along the way, audiences will experience a colorful fairy-tale mashup of fairy tale creatures, who will dazzle and thrill in refrains of "Freak Flag", "Story of My Life", and the classic "I'm a Believer".

The fairy tale has influenced not one, but four hit animated features, with a fifth film currently in development. For the Civic Theatre stage adaptation, Director Bruce Tinker has designed a production that will meet and exceed expectations for even the most diehard Shrek fanatics. As anyone familiar with this show will know, Shrek the Musical goes beyond the Far Far Away of the silver screen in its reach, boasting themes of pride, acceptance, and hope that defy our everyday limits. Civic Theatre's summer spectacle is sure to delight the whole family. Get your tickets today!

Everyone's Favorite Ogre Makes His Home At Grand Rapids Civic Theatre This June!


Character Performed By

Guard/Dulocian/Townsperson Joi Adams

Pig #1/Rat/Dulocian/Skeleton Nick Altena

Sugar Plum Fairy/Gingy Morgan Anding

Rat/Dulocian/Townsperson Taylor Benson*

Dulocian/Guard/Rat/Bird Mia Brown

Young Shrek/Dwarf Trey Butka

Lord Farquaad Kyle Cain

Fairy Godmother/Queen Lillian Darla Carrier

Mother Ogre/Wicked Witch Leanne Challa

Wolf/King Harold/Pied Piper/Skeleton David Dekens

Pinocchio Cullen Dyk*

Humpty Dumpty Christina Gonzalez

Young Fiona Kiera Grace*

Donkey Titus Hankins

Pig #3/Guard/Dulocian Sam Hutchinson

White Rabbit/Guard Chazz Knorr*

Guard/Rat/Dulocian/Ensemble Rebekah Levine

Shrek Scott Mellema

Dragon/Guard/Rat/Dulocian Mary Kate Murnen

Mad Hatter/Ensemble Khari Neal

Baby Bear/Dulocian Avery Nienhuis

Mama Bear/Rat Kristen Pearson

Guard/Rat/Dulocian/Ensemble Brittany Perry*

Papa Shrek/Papa Bear/Dulocian Emmanuel Phillips

Ugly Duckling/Ensemble/Blind Mouse Kallie Piette

Pig #2/Dulocian/Skeleton Jack Schneider

Teen Fiona/Blind Mouse/Rat Madison Smits

Captain of the Guard/Dulocian/Townsperson Bruno Strek Rodrigues*

Peter Pan/Greeter Alex Sullivan

Princess Fiona Carly Uthoff

Thelonius/Skeleton/Dulocian Cody Williams*

Elf/Blind Mouse/Rat/Dulocian Eden Witvoet

*First production at Civic Theatre
**School of Theatre Arts Faculty
+ School of Theatre Arts Student

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