Shrek the Musical on Tour

Running Time
2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission


Dolly Parton's Tony Award-Nominated 9 TO 5 Comes to Los Altos Hills
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring eight-time Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton's Grammy and Tony Award-nominated, country, gospel, and pop music-infused score. (more...)

THE GRINNING MAN Extends At Trafalgar Studios Through April 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

London's new smash hit musical The Grinning Man, now playing at the Trafalgar Studios, has today announced a new extended booking period until 14 April. (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Stomps Into Glasgow King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Shrek the Musical will be stomping into Glasgow this autumn as producers of the hit musical are delighted to announce additional Scotland dates due to popular demand. Following the critically acclaimed opening of the new UK and Ireland tour in Edinburgh, the larger-than-life production will be arriving at the King's in Glasgow from Tuesday 25 September until Saturday 6 October. (more...)

Olivier, Tony And Grammy Award-Winning Musical BEAUTIFUL Returns To Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Birmingham Hippodrome announces that Bront Barb will reprise her celebrated role as 'Carole King' in the return of the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL from Wed 31 Jan Sat 3 Feb. The production returns to Birmingham following a sell-out week of shows in November 2017. (more...)

RIPCORD to be presented At Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Ripcord, a comedy of one-upmanship as two feisty senior ladies compete for their rightful place, will run at the Omaha Community Playhouse January 19 February 11, 2018 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre. (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Auditions For the FIRST STAGE THEATRE COMPANY
by Richard Allen - Jan 3, 2018

First Stage Theatre Company and the Developmental Therapy Center in Huntington, WV are excited to announce auditions for their May 2018 presentation of Shrek the Musical. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for UP AND AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of UP AND AWAY, January 25 April 15, 2018 at the CLO Cabaret. As part of its Next Generation Capital Campaign efforts, Pittsburgh CLO debuted a staged reading of this new musical comedy this past spring during New Musicals Weekend at the Benedum Center. Tickets are now available online at CLOCabaret.com, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office. UP AND AWAY is also available as part of a CLO Cabaret Series subscription package. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; THE SHADOW BOX Wins Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Packemin Productions Brings SHREK the Musical to Riverside Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Everyone's favourite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film. Starring JAY LAGA'AIA (Play School, Star Wars, The Lion King) as Shrek, LUKE JOSLIN (Les Miserables, Avenue Q, The Play That Goes Wrong) as Lord Farquaad, MIKAYLA WILLIAMS (Hairspray, Wicked) as Princess Fiona and NAT JOBE (The Lion King and The King and I) as Donkey, this show is one for the whole family! (more...)

Photo Flash: A Jersey Boy Gets a New Mustache and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2018

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week, Stephen Cerf of Jersey Boys off-Broadway gets a new mustache. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

One Weekend Only at Pittsburgh Community Theatre! SHREK THE MUSICAL JR. Live!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

It's a 'big, bright, beautiful world' for ONE WEEKEND ONLY at the California Theatre January 26-28, 2018. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz and John Tartaglia Team Up for THE SECRET SILK on Princess Cruises
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Tony, Oscar, and Grammy award-winning composer of Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell. Stephen Schwartz, has teamed up with John Tartaglia and Princess Cruises on their latest production show, The Secret Silk. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards; HAMLET Wins Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Judges for the 20th Anniversary Lotte Lenya Competition Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Kim H. Kowalke, President and CEO of the Kurt Weill Foundation, has announced the judges for the 20th Anniversary Lotte Lenya Competition. A distinguished panel will preside over the finals on 14 April in Rochester, NY: Tony Award-winning actress and singer Victoria Clark, renowned opera and musical theater conductor James Holmes, and Jack Viertel, Broadway producer, author, and Artistic Director of New York City Center Encores! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at SHREK at Little Radical Theatrics
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Shrek the Musical opens Friday at Little Radical Theatrics and due to the demand they have added a new block of seats! Shrek runs this weekend January 12th at 7 PM, January 13th at 2 and 7:30 PM, and January 14th at 3 PM at the Grinton Will Library 1500 Central Park Ave Yonkers, NY. (more...)

New Block of Tickets Added for SHREK Opening Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Shrek the Musical opens Friday and due to the demand we have added a new block of seats so that even more people can see this wonderful production! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Geekenders' HOW I MET MY MOTHER: A BACK TO THE FUTURE PARODY MUSICAL Promises 1.21 Gigawatts of Fun
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Hop in your Delorean and join Canadian 'cult sensation' Geekenders on a musical journey through the space-time continuum in 'How I Met My Mother: A Back to the Future Parody Musical'! With song parodies, hilarity, dance, and 'The Power of Love,' this '80s time travel parody is a whimsical escape from 2017. This show includes parodies of your favourite showtunes and eighties pop rock. (more...)


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Mad Cow Theatre Announces FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce that the musical in its summer 2018 to be announced slot is Fun Home, the blockbuster that won the Best Musical Tony Award in 2015 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Makes Dallas Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Broadway Across America are thrilled to bring the Tony Award -winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE for its Dallas premiere at the Music Hall at Fair Park January 23-February 4, 2018. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Opens 2018 With SHREK the Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the area's only year-round producing theatre, kicks off its 2018 Mega-Mini Season with Shrek The Musical. The hit Broadway production will mark the beginning of Way Off Broadway's 24th Season of bringing live stage entertainment to the region. Shrek opens January 12th. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Photo Flash: Peter Pan, Wendy, Captain Hook, Tinker Bell, Smee And Tiger Lily Arrive In San Diego!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

This just in! Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) announces Ashley Argota (ABC Family's The Fosters ) as Tinker Bell, Riley Costello (NBC's Hairspray Live! ) as Peter Pan, Clarice Ordaz (FOX's So You Think You Can Dance ) as Tiger Lily, Mark Ryan ( Black Sails on STARZ) as Captain Hook, David F.M. Vaughn (Broadway's Shrek the Musical) as Smee, and Audrey Whitby (Nickelodeon's The Thundermans ) as Wendy in PETER PAN AND TINKER BELL - A PIRATES CHRISTMAS at the Balboa Theatre. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Thomas Hobson Joins Cast of BEAUTY & BEAST at Pasadena Civic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with Pasadena Playhouse, announces Nickelodeon's Thomas Hobson (Nick Jr.'s Fresh Beat Band ) as The Beast for the final 2 performances of the world premiere of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST A CHRISTMAS ROSE at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on December 24 (at 1:00pm and 5:00pm). The role of The Beast is played by Jonah Platt (Broadway's Wicked) at all other performances. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST A CHRISTMAS ROSE, opened to rave reviews December 13, and must close December 24. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Sutton Foster & Hugh Bonneville Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Magnificent Christmas Concert
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 20, 2017

Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and television and film star Hugh Bonneville were the special guests at this year's magnificent Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert. The performances were presented free of charge as a gift to the community Thursday, Dec. 14 through Saturday, Dec. 16 at the impressive 21,000-seat Conference Center. The concert will air nationwide on PBS and BYUtv during the 2018 holiday season, and a DVD and album will also be released. BroadwayWorld was generously given unprecedented access to the production, including the opportunity to speak with Foster, Bonneville, and conductor Mack Wilberg. (more...)

SKIT Presents MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

After more than three decades of delighting audiences, award-winning ShowKids Invitational Theatre (SKIT) presents the magical family musical Mary Poppins with a cast that is nothing short of 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!' SKIT is working again with Flying by Foy to produce Mary's enchanted entrance. And audiences will 'step in time' to show-stopping numbers choreographed by SKIT veteran Krisy Nasto and Maria Mantak, who was recently inducted into the Perry Award Hall of Fame by the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/16/2017
by - Dec 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/16/2017. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 15, 2017
by - Dec 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL, Edinburgh Playhouse
by Adam Robinson - Dec 15, 2017

There is a prince, a princess and a quest for happy ever after. You may think you have heard it all before, but add a big green ogre, a talking donkey and a dragon that can sing and you'll quickly learn this is no typical fairytale. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GRINNING MAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The critically acclaimed production of The Grinning Man, directed by Tony award-winning Tom Morris (War Horse) and based on the classic Victor Hugo (Les Mis rables) novel, The Man Who Laughs, has taken over Studio 1 at Trafalgar Studios from 6 December, following a hugely successful autumn 2016 premiere at Bristol Old Vic. Check out photos from the production here! (more...)

VIDEO: 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! (more...)

The X-Factor's Amelia Lily Will Star in SHREK at Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Shrek the Musical today announces full casting for the major nationwide tour, with Amelia Lily joining the cast as 'Princess Fiona' at The Bristol Hippodrome from 8th 19th August 2018. As previously announced Steffan Harri will lead the cast as beloved swamp-dwelling ogre 'Shrek' with Marcus Ayton as Shrek's wisecracking sidekick 'Donkey' and Samuel Holmes as pint-sized villain 'Lord Farquaad'. (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals for Lythgoe Family Panto BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
by Michael Sterling - Dec 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld's Michael Sterling of BWW TV Los Angeles talks to the cast and creative team members during at rehearsal at the beautiful Pasadena Civic Auditorium for the world premiere of the Lythgoe Family Panto production of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - A CHRISTMAS ROSE, produced in association with Pasadena Playhouse. (more...)

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