Shrek the Musical

Based on the book by William Steig.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Continuing its leadership as the first to introduce performances specially designed for individuals with sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders in Broward County, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts is announcing four public sensory-friendly performances of family theater and music this fall.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Longtime Arizona Theatre Company (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) supporters Rob and Laurie Glaser will receive The Georgy Award for their passionate commitment to theatre and ATC at Life is a Cabaret, the 2019 annual fund-raising gala on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Temple of Music & Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT), Arizona's Leader in Musical Theatre, finishes the fourteenth season with the hilarious roller-skating, finger-tapping Xanadu.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Prohibition Era New York is bustling with glitz and glamour in this classic Tony Award-winning musical. Nathan Detroit, the city's most infamous craps game organizer, makes the bet of a lifetime with high-roller Sky Masterson. Sky accepts, and tries to win the heart of a?oeSave-A-Soula?? missionary Sarah Brown, while Nathan's fiancé of 14 years, Adelaide, grows tired of him gambling with hers. When it comes to love, these characters discover you've gotta roll the dice if you want to win big.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Steele Spring Stage Rights has acquired the theatrical performance rights to the original Off-Broadway musical comedy R.R.R.E.D., with music and lyrics by Katie Thompson and a book by Adam Jackman, Katie Thompson, and Patrick Livingston.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
The most spellbinding panto of them all is returning to St Helens Theatre Royal this October a?" and producers are today excited to reveal its stellar cast.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Tickets for the Brisbane season of the lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL will go on sale this Friday, 27 September. The Broadway smash hit will play at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC from 9 May 2020 following seasons at the Sydney Lyric Theatre and Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Children's Musical Theater San Jose (CMT San Jose), a nationally acclaimed theater company honored 11 times by the NEA and the oldest operating performing arts organization in San Jose, has announced its 52nd Season of shows.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Eleanor's Very Merry Christmas Wish - The Musical, a new family-friendly holiday production, will debut at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, November 19 - December 29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
We're throwing it back and celebrating the importance of education by looking back at some of your favorite Broadway stars' theatre roots in their local musicals and plays growing up! We've gathered posts from stars including Corey Cott, Andrew Barth Feldman, Rachel Zegler, and more to see the beginnings of their passion of the arts! Get a blast from the past by checking out all the photos and clips below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at London's Dominion Theatre from Saturday 16 November 2019 a?' Saturday 4 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
This week, the cast of the fairest panto in the land came together for the first time in costume to officially launch Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which plays atBirmingham Hippodrome from Saturday 21 December 2019 - Sunday 2 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
The San Francisco North Bay's Marquee Theater Journalists Association has released the list of nominees for its 4th Annual MTJA Awards. The Association recognized the exemplary work of Sonoma County theater artists with nominations in eighteen categories that were culled from the sixty-eight productions attended by MTJA members. Recipients will be announced at the 2019 MTJA Awards - A Celebration of Sonoma County Theater which will be held October 14th at 3 Disciples Brewing in downtown Santa Rosa.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh announced today the new cast of Boublil and Schönberg's LES MISERABLES at the newly restored Sondheim Theatre, when the theatre re-opens on 18 December 2019 following its major renovation.
by Greer Firestone - Sep 13, 2019
The Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season (no typo) with an uproarious YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. This venerable theatre has seen the likes of all the Barrymores, Katherine Hepburn and Edwin Booth, to name a few. (Although his brother's legacy probably tanked his career).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2019
Fraser Entertainment Group's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY will be back at LA's Rockwell Table and Stage with another new cast of performers. The celebration of the show tune songfest will take place on Tuesday, September 10th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Beck Center for the Arts celebrates the holidays with an encore production for the entire family, SHREK THE MUSICAL. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Slow Burn Theatre Company, which has won nine Carbonell Awards for Theatrical Excellence with 73 nominations since becoming eligible in 2013, will open its 2019-2020 with a monster hit starring everyone's favorite ogre. JetBlue presents Shrek The Musical sponsored by American National Bank at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Friday, October 25-Sunday, November 10.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents a fully staged production of Wrinkles, the Musical. With book and lyrics by Wilderness Sarchild and Naomi Turner, Wrinkles, the Musical is directed by Dani Davis and runs October 18-27, with performances at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Television and stage star Todd McKenney will take on the hilarious role of Lord Farquaad, the short-in-stature, ruthless ruler of Duloc in the upcoming lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL. Todd will join our fairy-tale cast of Ben Mingay as Shrek, Lucy Durack as Princess Fiona and Marcia Hines as the Dragon in this wonderful Broadway hit musical. Todd will perform in the Sydney season of the musical, and the Melbourne performances currently on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 67th season with the West Coast regional theatre premiere of the 10-time Tony nominated musical Something Rotten! at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 18 a?" November 3.  From the co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Avenue Q comes a no-holds-a?oeBarda?? deliciously loopy celebration of the greatest English playwright and the greatest American art form.   Music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell.
by Roy Berko - Oct 6, 2019
The play 'Member of the Wedding' is based on Carson McCullers 1946 novel of the same name. The author also penned the script for the 1950 Broadway stage production which starred Ethel Waters, Julie Harris and Brandon DeWilde.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces preliminary casting and additional programming for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Producer Eric Krebs announced today that I Spy a Spy: A Declassified Musical, the new musical-comedy by SoHee Youn and Jamie Jackson will end its engagement at The Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street-between 9th and 10th Avenues) following the evening performance on Saturday, August 10th, 2019. I Spy a Spy began performances July 6th, 2019 with the official opening on July 18th. It will have played 10 preview and 26 regular performances.
by Sean Fallon - Jul 29, 2019
On Friday, July 26, I had the pleasure of seeing the musical comedy SHREK, THE MUSICAL, as put on by Musicals at Richter in Danbury, CT.  Directed by Lindsay O'Neil, this talented cast brings these characters to life! The outdoor venue on the grounds of the Richter House Arts Center is perfect for this show. I highly recommend this show!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
The Lexington Theatre Company completes their fifth summer season, combining 'Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls' with Disney's Newsies, August 1-4 at The Lexington Opera House. The educational mission of 'The Lex' centers around training the next generation of musical theatre artists, as college students from around the country perform alongside and learn from seasoned pros.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
The Lexington Theatre Company completes their fifth summer season, combining 'Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls' with Disney's Newsies, August 1-4 at The Lexington Opera House. The educational mission of 'The Lex' centers around training the next generation of musical theatre artists, as college students from around the country perform alongside and learn from seasoned pros.
by Richard Allen - Jul 29, 2019
The Charleston Light Opera Guild (CLOG) is currently hard at work preparing for their upcoming production of Shrek the Musical, based on the wildly popular Shrek film series. The play a?' which opened in 2008 on Broadway and features a book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori - follows essentially the same story as the first Shrek movie, albeit with the incorporation of multiple musical numbers and a few expanded set pieces.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 3, 2019
This has been one of the hottest summers on record, but don't let the rising temperatures get you down! BroadwayWorld is here to remind you of some amazing musicals and plays that you can watch from the comfort of your couch (with the AC blasting)! From Netflix to BroadwayHD to On Demand, there's an option for everyone!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
Award-winning actor, singer and dancer Sutton Foster comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse Friday, October 18 at 8pm, part of Northern Trust Broadway & Cabaret Series. Foster has performed in 11 Broadway shows a?" most recently the revival of Violet a?" and originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, and Shrek The Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019
On the heels of a sold-out The Wizard of Oz, Maine State Music Theatre recently announced its 2020 shows. 
by Lily Lim - Aug 25, 2019
3-D Theatricals concludes its 10th Anniversary season with the Tony Award®-winning musical comedy, SHREK The Musical, directed and choreographed by David F.M. Vaughn. SHREK The Musical, featuring music by Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, and book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, will play August 9-25, 2019 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos, CA). Opening night is Saturday, August 10.
by Meredith Kreisa - Aug 24, 2019
Do you love seeing up-and-coming performers before they get their big breaks? Wish you had a way to see high-quality shows for a fraction of the price of professional productions? Then you're in luck! Appleton-area universities put on some awesome shows that you are unlikely to see touring any time soon. Here is what's coming up this season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT), Arizona's Leader in Musical Theatre, finishes the fourteenth season with the hilarious roller-skating, finger-tapping Xanadu.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
a?oeWest Side Story,a?? one of the most iconic American musicals of all time, continues Moonlight Stage Productions 39th summer season with performances from August 14 - 31, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
The Lexington Theatre Company opened Disney's Newsies, combining “Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls” at The Lexington Opera House. The educational mission of “The Lex” centers around training the next generation of musical theatre artists, as college students from around the country perform alongside and learn from seasoned pros.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
3-D Theatricals concludes its 10th Anniversary season with SHREK The Musical, directed and choreographed by David F.M. Vaughn. SHREK The Musical, featuring music by Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, and book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, plays August 9-25, 2019 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos, CA). Opening night was Saturday, August 10.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Tickets for the Melbourne season of the lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL will go on sale this Friday, 23 August. The Broadway smash hit will play at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 16 February 2020 following a short season at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Waitlist now at ShrekTheMusical.com.au to be the first in line to purchase pre-sale tickets before Friday.
by Michael Quintos - Aug 16, 2019
As the final show of its 10th Anniversary Season, 3-D Theatricals is revisiting the hilarious SHREK - THE MUSICAL, the stage musical adaptation of the hit 2001 Dreamworks animated film, itself an adaptation of William Steig's 1990 novel. Witty, silly, and, at times, surprisingly full of heart, SHREK is a fun, madcap distraction we all need these days. The impressive, high-quality production continues at the gorgeous, state-of-the-art Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts through August 25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Shrek the Musical is now open at 3-D Theatricals! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!
by Greer Firestone - Aug 16, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL. Previews on September 3, opens September 11, and continues through October 20.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
The 101st Kritzerland show is also the ninth anniversary show!  Yes, it's Kritzerland's ninth anniversary and it's going to be a fun show, filled with classic songs from musical theatre and film, and, as always, some incredibly rare material you won't hear at any other shows.  Kritzerland did its very first show in September 2010 and the shows are still going strong. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
3-D Theatricals concludes its 10th Anniversary season with SHREK The Musical, directed and choreographed by David F.M. Vaughn. SHREK The Musical, featuring music by Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, and book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, will play August 9-25, 2019 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos, CA). Opening night is Saturday, August 10.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Noises Off is now open at Cape Playhouse? What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
The masked man has a new Broadway baby! Star of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, Ben Crawford, and his wife Kate have just welcomed a baby boy to the family. Jack Benjamin Crawford, the couple's second child, was born over the weekend. BroadwayWorld sends our congratulations to the happy family!
by Stage Tube - Aug 11, 2019
The Prom has ended its Broadway run today, August 11th, after 23 preview and 310 regular performances. A video has surfaced on YouTube, chronicling The Prom's journey throughout its run. The video features many of the cast's television performances, interviews, rehearsal footage, and more.
by Stage Tube - Aug 11, 2019
The Prom has ended its Broadway run today, August 11th, after 23 preview and 310 regular performances. Following the final curtain call, Casey Nicholaw and Caitlin Kinnunen took the stage to give speeches, honoring the show and the cast. Watch the emotional video!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.