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North Star Theater Company Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo North Star Theater Company Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

North Star Theater Company (NSTC), a premier community theater located in Sussex County, has taken the word 'community' to heart.

BWW Review: Arts in Motion Presents an Adorable SHREK THE MUSICAL at the PHSC Instruc Photo BWW Review: Arts in Motion Presents an Adorable SHREK THE MUSICAL at the PHSC Instructional Performing Arts Center in Wesley Chapel
by Peter Nason - May 27, 2022

Director Mitchell Gonzalez leads his young cast in bringing to life this audience favorite.

Arts in Motion to Stage SHREK: THE MUSICAL at the Instructional Performing Arts Cente Photo Arts in Motion to Stage SHREK: THE MUSICAL at the Instructional Performing Arts Center
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

Here ye! Here ye! Lord Farquaad summons all of his citizens to come see Shrek The Musical! The show is double cast. The Duloc cast performs on May 27th at 7pm and May 28th at 2pm. The Swamp cast performs on May 26th at 7pm and May 28th at 7pm. 

Lakewood Theatre Company to Stage SHREK, THE MUSICAL JR Photo Lakewood Theatre Company to Stage SHREK, THE MUSICAL JR
by Marissa Tomeo - May 3, 2022

Nasty will be nice and Lake Oswego will be ogre-the-moon when Lakewood Theatre Company musical theatre students present a production of Shrek, The Musical JR. May 14-15, 2022, directed by Julie Lane.

Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church to Stage SHREK THE MUSICAL JR. Photo Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church to Stage SHREK THE MUSICAL JR.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022

Shrek The Musical JR. opens at Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church on April 30, 2022. This upside down-fairy tale adventure follows an ogre named Shrek who has learned the hard way that “people hate the things they cannot understand.” One day, his peaceful swamp is disturbed by new tenants: fairytale misfits who have been banished there by the villainous Lord Farquaad. In order to gain back his land, Shrek makes a deal with Farquaad to rescue the feisty princess Fiona from a tower guarded by a fierce dragon. Setting off with his faithful companion, Donkey, Shrek begins the journey of a lifetime filled with adventure, romance, and hilarity.

BWW Review: MSMT's Joyous SHREK, JR. Celebrates Difference and Diversity Photo BWW Review: MSMT's Joyous SHREK, JR. Celebrates Difference and Diversity
by Carla Maria Verdino-SĂŒllwold - Aug 19, 2021

The David Lindsay-Abaire-Jeanine Tesori musical, SHREK, JR. with its joyous celebration of difference and diversity is a perfect theatrical experience for young audiences, and MSMT’s latest production is filled with exuberance, fantasy and fun. Directed by Betsy Puelle and performed by a cast of young artists, this twisted fairytale filled with zany characters and storybook favorites takes the audience on a journey to find that “big, bright, beautiful world out there.”

SHREK THE MUSICAL Will Be Performed by Candlelight Dinner This Summer Photo SHREK THE MUSICAL Will Be Performed by Candlelight Dinner This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021

The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse presents “Shrek The Musical” June 17 through August 22 at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown, CO 80534. Tickets start at $55.50 and include dinner and the show.

SHREK THE MUSICAL Announced At Florida Academy Of Performing Arts Photo SHREK THE MUSICAL Announced At Florida Academy Of Performing Arts
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2021

Spotlight! Theatre, under the direction of Florida Academy of Performing Arts' owner and founder, Heather Ochalek, presents Shrek the Musical! Florida Academy of Performing Arts is a non-profit organization housed inside of Music Showcase. They offer a variety of performance opportunities for students in the area and one of them is Spotlight! Theatre, an audition-only group, with people ranging from age 8 to 50.

Dingbat Theatre Project Announces Cast And Production Team For Re-imagined SHREK THE  Photo Dingbat Theatre Project Announces Cast And Production Team For Re-imagined SHREK THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021

Dingbat Theatre Project has announced casting and production team for its upcoming production of Shrek the Musical with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire writer of Rabbit Hole and music by Jeanine Tesori composer of Fun Home and Caroline, or Change.

Drury Lane Theatre For Young Audiences Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo Drury Lane Theatre For Young Audiences Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2020

Drury Lane Theatre for Young Audiences presents Shrek the Musical, with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. Shrek the Musical runs April 30 a?" June 13, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

William Steig Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Beck Center's SHREK THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Beck Center's SHREK THE MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - Dec 17, 2018

The holiday season is already underway and Beck Center for the Arts has created a great lineup of family-friendly events to keep your hearts warm despite the frigid temperatures! From magical musical theater and dance performances on tour, to an exhibition tradition and hilarious youth theater, there's sure to be something memorable for people of all ages and abilities.

VIDEO: On This Day, December 14: SHREK THE MUSICAL Lets Its Freak Flag Fly on Broadwa VideoVIDEO: On This Day, December 14: SHREK THE MUSICAL Lets Its Freak Flag Fly on Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2017

On this day in 2008, Shrek made his way to the Broadway stage with an all-star cast!

VIDEO: Laura Main Chats CALL THE MIDWIFE and Her Upcoming Role in SHREK VideoVIDEO: Laura Main Chats CALL THE MIDWIFE and Her Upcoming Role in SHREK
by Julie Musbach - Oct 29, 2017

Laura Main is about to embark on her exciting fairytale adventure as Princess Fiona in the upcoming tour of SHREK. CALL THE MIDWIFE took a moment to talk with her about both her step into the royal life and her role on the popular television series. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Uncovered Story Reel Reveals Chris Farley as Original Voice of SHREK!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 6, 2015

Before his death in December of 1997, Farley had completed the majority of his dialogue for the film

STAGE TUBE: Brand New Trailer Released for UK Tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL - First Look!
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2014

The UK and Ireland tour of SHREK THE MUSICALÂź premiered Wednesday 30 July at the Grand Theatre in Leeds then launches in Bristol, Nottingham, Belfast, Dublin, Oxford, Manchester, Aberdeen, Canterbury, Newcastle, Birmingham, Glasgow, Sheffield, Norwich, Southampton, Plymouth and Milton Keynes with further venues still to be announced. Check out a first look at the brand new trailer below!

BWW TV: Inside SHREK's DVD Release Party with Sutton Foster, Christopher Sieber, Daniel Breaker & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was ther for the festivities, where he chatted with Sutton Foster, John Tartaglia, Daniel Breaker, Christopher Sieber and more! Check out what they had to say and watch their performances below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with SHREK THE MUSICAL on CBS Chicago
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents Shrek The Musical, the Theater's annual summer family musical, directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell with music direction by Michael Mahler, July 13-September 1, 2013 in CST's Courtyard Theater. Based on the Academy Award-winning DreamWorks film and the book by William Steig, CST's 75-minute production of Shrek The Musical will take audiences on an unconventional fairy-tale adventure with everyone's favorite ogre. The production features two Jeff Award-winning actors: Michael Aaron Lindner as the lovable ogre Shrek and Summer Naomi Smart in her CST debut as the spunky Princess Fiona. In support of Mayor Emanuel's Summer of Learning Program, special activities will be offered in conjunction with Shrek The Musical for students to earn a "Bard Badge."

BWW TV: First Look at Michael Aaron Lindner, Summer Smart and More in CST's SHREK THE MUSICAL Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 22, 2013

CST presents SHREK 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, directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell in Chicago Shakespeare's Courtyard Theater, July 13-September 1, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look of highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: See SHREK Transform; BroadwayWorld Goes Behind the Scenes of SHREK Tour in CA!
by Audra Stafford - Jul 10, 2011

DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions, Ltd. are presenting SHREK THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Sunday, July 10, 2011. Performances began July 5.

STAGE TUBE: Eric Peterson and Haven Burton Talk SHREK Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2011

An entirely new musical, SHREK THE MUSICAL is 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. Hear from SHREK stars Eric Peterson and Haven Burton in the video below!


William Steig Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has William Steig written?
William Steig has written 1 shows including Shrek the Musical (Source Material).