Shrek the Musical on Tour

Running Time
2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission


BWW's On This Day - September 9, 2017
by - Sep 9, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BALLOON BOY: THE MUSICAL to Play in Concert with All-Star Cast at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

BALLOON BOY: THE MUSICAL, a new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by 19-year-old Billy Recce, will be presented as part of the New Writer's Series at The Green Room 42 for one night only, featuring a cast of Broadway and Off-Broadway favorites. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NIGHT PIRATES at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston and Nick Brooke Productions Ltd present The Night Pirates, adapted from the best-selling children's book by Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright. Miranda Larson directs Charlotte Cooper (Storyteller One), Will Jennings (Storyteller Three), Victoria Lucie (Storyteller Two) and Jack McNeill (Tom). The production opens at Rose Theatre Kingston tonight 8 September, and runs until 16 September. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Performances will begin October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. Check out a complete tour route for the 2017-18 season below! (more...)

Nancy Anderson and Eddie Korbich Join THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for The Pajama Game directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. (more...)

Tony Nominee Brian d'Arcy James Boards Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong Biopic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME, Featuring Britney Coleman, Edward Gero, Donna McKechnie and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents The Pajama Game, directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Featuring Musical Direction by James Cunningham and Choreography by Parker Esse, The Pajama Game runs October 27-December 24 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage. BroadwayWorld has a peek at the company at their first rehearsal below! (more...)

WICKED UK & Ireland Tour Announces Full Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Amy Ross (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda), Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible), Emily Shaw (Nessarose), Iddon Jones (Boq) and Nikki Bentley (Standby for Elphaba) will join the previously announced Aaron Sidwell (Fiyero) to lead the cast of the forthcoming return engagement of the spectacular, critically acclaimed and multi record-breaking UK & Ireland Tour in 2018. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Meet HAMILTON's New Aaron Burr (Sir), Daniel Breaker!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 23, 2017

Daniel Breaker needs not wait for it any longer. Hamilton has a new Aaron Burr on Broadway, and this #Hamvet has his act down pat. Breaker joins the New York company after starring in the Chicago production, where he took over as the revolutionary rival after Wayne Brady departed the cast. Now he's chatting with BroadwayWorld about his new home at the Richard Rodgers and his long road to Hamilton. (more...)

BWW TV: Sing It, Celie! Watch THE COLOR PURPLE Tour Bring Down the House in Rehearsal
by TV - On the Road - Sep 21, 2017

The first North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE will launch on October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. (more...)

Rose Theater Announces the Cast of MADAGASCAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Rose Theater is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, playing October 6-22, 2017. The show is being directed by long-time Rose artist educator Kevin Ehrhart. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Sept. 29. (more...)

Teens from Broadway and The West End Sign On for #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Kara Oates, Mavis Simpson-Ernst, and Lucy-Mae Beacock have all signed-on to perform in #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens, on October 15, 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan's Theater District. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE North American Tour to Stop in Detroit This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster, and Stephanie J. Block To Perform Live at Lincoln Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2017

This December, some of Broadway's brightest stars Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster with special guest Jonathan Groff, and Stephanie J. Block will headline four special performances combining the intimacy of cabaret with the razzle dazzle of the Great White Way at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Presented by Live From Lincoln Center, each evening showcases one of these leading voices of musical theater while illuminating their musical journeys to stardom, revisiting favorite songs, and offering glimpses of future projects. (more...)

Clare Burt to Star Alongside Kelsey Grammer in BIG FISH; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Clare Burt is today announced to star as 'Sandra Bloom' alongside the previously announced Kelsey Grammer as 'Edward Bloom' in a new production of John August and Andrew Lippa's BIG FISH THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James to Help Fight Cancer by Running Chicago Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Brian d'Arcy James of Netflix's series 13 Reasons Why, Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, and Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton is set to take on the 26.2-mile-long challenge of the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8th and raise money to support cancer patients and their loved ones served by the Cancer Support Community. (more...)

Cast Announced for SHREK THE MUSICAL at the Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Believe all 'ogre' again! Shrek the Musical today announces casting for the major nationwide tour. Following the unprecedented success of the first UK and Ireland tour, the original production team reunites to bring the hit musical to The Bristol Hippodrome from 8th August 2018. (more...)

Mill Mountain Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by Christopher Castanho - Sep 14, 2017

Hundreds gathered in Mill Mountain Theatre's Trinkle Mainstage on September 14th to hear the fun and exciting news: Mill Mountain Theatre's 2018 Season Announcement. Their upcoming season will consist of four main stage musicals on the Trinkle, four shows for Young Audiences , three productions in the Waldron Fringe Series, two concerts in their Music Series, and a special family event. A brilliant balance of shows that all will enjoy. (more...)

Site Specific Medical Courtroom Drama CHASING JACK Plays at Fordham University
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Chasing Jack is the new riveting drama from author John S. Anastasi, previously represented Off-Broadway with Would You Still Love Me If starring Kathleen Turner. Audience members can sit in the General Courtroom Gallery for $20 or be closer in the Jury Box for $25 and be part of the action! (more...)

BWW Interview: Ryan Farnsworth Stars in Towering NEWSIES at Utah's Tuacahn
by Wayman Wong - Sep 13, 2017

'Disney's Newsies' has been making headlines all this summer at America's regional theaters, from the MUNY in St. Louis to the Music Theatre of Wichita. Others 'carrying this banner,' Tony-winning musical have included the Wagon Wheel in Indiana, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Red Mountain Theatre Company in Alabama, the Maine State Music Theatre and Orlando REP in Florida. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 12th, 2017: ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 12, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens and More! (more...)

Linbury Prize 2017 Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Linbury Prize is the UK's most prestigious award for Stage Design, providing a unique opportunity for graduating designers to work with some of the UK's leading theatre, opera and dance companies. (more...)

Steffan Harri, Laura Main to Go 'Green' in SHREK THE MUSICAL on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Believe all 'ogre' again! Shrek the Musical today announces casting for the major nationwide tour. (more...)


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Southern Rep Adds Three Extra Performances of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand and the pre-emptive cancelation of earlier performances due to Hurricane Nate, Southern Rep Theatre and NOCCA Stage Company announce three extra performances of FUN HOME at NOCCA's Nims Black Box Theatre on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 PM, Saturday, October 14 at 3 PM, and Saturday, October 21 at 3 PM. (more...)

SLEEPY HOLLOW THE MUSICAL Gallops Into New York New Works Theater Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Sleepy Hollow, the Musical has been selected from hundreds of applicants to premiere at the New York New Works (NYNW) Theater Festival on Monday, October 9th. The festival will showcase an exciting 25 minute investor 'teaser' version of Sleepy Hollow, which includes seven original songs. (more...)

Ashley Argota, Riley Costello, Mark Ryan and More to Star in 'PETER PAN' Panto in San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 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 (NBC'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 Thudermans ) in PETER PAN AND TINKER BELL - A PIRATES CHRISTMAS at the Balboa Theatre. (more...)

Tom Morris' THE GRINNING MAN to Open at Trafalgar Studios in December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 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, will take over Studio 1 at Trafalgar Studios from 5 December, following a hugely successful autumn 2016 premiere at Bristol Old Vic. (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: GHOST THE MUSICAL Comes to Beef and Boards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

It was the movie with the iconic scene that molded romance at a pottery wheel to the strains of Unchained Melody, and made the word ditto synonymous with I love you. Ghost, the famous film released in 1990, has inspired a Broadway adaptation and it's on stage this fall for the first time at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. (more...)

Jonah Platt Will Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE in Pasadena
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with Pasadena Playhouse have announced casting for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE. Jonah Platt (Broadway's Wicked) will star as The Beast; Gedde Watanabe (Broadway's Pacific Overtures, John Hughes' Sixteen Candles) as Maurice; Jared Gertner (Broadway's The Book Of Mormon) as Pierre; and John Tartaglia (Broadway's Shrek the Musical), and as Bistro. (more...)

Hal Linden Will Be Honored with Arena Stage's 2017 American Artist Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor Hal Linden who is currently performing in Arthur Miller's The Price in Arena Stage's Kogod Cradle. (more...)

BALLOON BOY to Premiere at New Writers Series at The Green Room 42 this Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

BALLOON BOY: THE MUSICAL, a new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by 19-year-old Billy Recce, will be presented as part of the New Writers Series at The Green Room 42 for one night only, featuring a cast of Broadway and Off-Broadway favorites. (more...)

Stephen Leask to Lead SCHOOL OF ROCK in the West End; New Adult Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Today, 23 October 2017, rehearsals begin for the new West End cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical. Stephen Leask, having played the role of alternate Dewey since May this year, will now lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 15 November 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 21, 2017
by - Oct 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Rose Announces Cast for VAN GOGH & ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

The Rose Theater is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production, Van Gogh & Me, a world premiere play written by Rose Artistic Director Matthew Gutschick. The show will runNovember 3-12, 2017 on The Rose mainstage. The show is being directed by guest director John Hardy. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/21/2017
by - Oct 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/21/2017. (more...)

Pies to Go! Getting to Know WAITRESS' Jenna on Tour, Desi Oakley
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 2, 2017

The upcoming National Touring Production of WAITRESS, the new Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelley's 2007 motion picture, will be led by Desi Oakley. (more...)

THE RIDE: IN MASQUERADE Enchants Throughout October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Approaching its 16,000th performance, the spectacular, immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE, will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season from Monday, October 2 through Tuesday, October 31. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents Hellman's WATCH ON THE RHINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents Watch on the Rhine, Lillian Hellman's 1940s political thriller about loyalty, family, and sacrifice. The play, directed by Berkeley Rep's associate director Lisa Peterson, begins previews on Thursday, November 30, 2017 and runs through Sunday, January 14, 2018. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Monday, December 4. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli and More to Support Long Island High School for the Arts in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Come see Broadway stars MiG Ayesa (Rock of Ages; Burn the Floor); Steven HeaveN Cantor (In Transit); Buddy Casimano (Miss Saigon); Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Robert Cuccioli (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Les Miserables; Jekyll and Hyde); Joshua Dela Cruz (Aladdin); Lana Gordon (Chicago; The Lion King; Jesus Christ Superstar); Taylor Iman Jones (Groundhog Day); Stanley Wayne Mathis (Nice Work If You Can Get It; The Book of Mormon; Wonderful Town; Kiss Me Kate; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; The Lion King; Jelly's Last Jam; Oh. Kay!) Jon Peterson (Cabaret); Wayne Pretlow (The Civil War); Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos); Evan Ruggiero (Bastard Jones); Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) and Sarah Jane Shanks (Cats; Bright Star;Promises, Promises; Shrek the Musical; The Apple Tree; Wonderful Town); as well as musical director/accompanist Eugene Gwozdz at Broadway Supports LIHSA. (more...)

ONCE Extends at The Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Grand Theatre announces that due to high demand its production of ONCE has been extended. (more...)

Photo Flash: They're Here! First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The first North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE celebrates its official opening tonight, October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Teens Come Together for Covenant House in #WeHaveAVoice Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On October 15, teens from stage and screen came together at The Green Room 42 to perform a show they created, entitled #WeHaveaVoice. They played to a packed, sold-out house, singing songs with themes relevant to them including dreams and aspirations, belonging, family, and love. Their benefit concert raised over $2,500 for Covenant House, an organization they felt is important, relevant, and in need of their help, especially after the devastating weather that caused damage to seven of their shelters. Scroll down for clips from the concert! (more...)

Michael Watson, Simon Bailey, Declan Egan, and Lewis Griffiths to Lead JERSEY BOYS Tour; 12 Extra Dates Added
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, a further 12 dates have been announced for the second UK & Ireland Tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS, taking the tour through to March 2019. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Hugh Bonneville Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Annual Christmas Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Award winning actress, singer, and dancer Sutton Foster (Broadway's ANYTHING GOES, VIOLET, SHREK) and acclaimed British actor Hugh Bonneville will be the featured guest artist and narrator at this year's Christmas concert by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square (more...)

Lillias White, John Tartaglia, and More Unite for BROADWAY TO THE RESCUE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

On Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7PM at The Montalban Theatre in the heart of Hollywood, one of the largest casts of Broadway stars ever assembled in Los Angeles will unite for a one night only event -Broadway to the Rescue: A Benefit for the Homeless. This one of a kind cast, with nearly 100 Broadway credits combined, will recreate and revive some of Broadway's greatest hits, many by the headliners that made them famous. (more...)

Imagination Theater Announces Holiday Performance of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Imagination Theater is pleased to announce this year's 2017 Holiday Performance, Shrek the Musical, Directed by Peter Wolfe, Assistant Directed by Maggie Bush. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, A HOLIDAY WHO DUNNIT? and More Set for Way Off Broadway's 2017 Holiday Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

2017 has been a very busy year for The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the area's only year-round producing theatre, which has become known for not only its presentations of classic musicals but its area and regional premiere's of hit Broadway shows as well. While its production of the hit musical comedy Sister Act is still in performances, the theatre is gearing up for a fun filled holiday season. (more...)

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