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Shrek the Musical - 2011 - US Tour Tickets, News, Info & More

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 features a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize� winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole), music by Olivier Award-winner Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Caroline, or Change), and is directed by Tony Award� nominee Jason Moore (Avenue Q) and Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Promises Promises).



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.

Schedule

Running Time:

2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission

Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts


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(Springfield, MO)
525 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy
Springfield, MO 65806
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by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
In this musical production, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film, unlikely hero Shrek finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and more than a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Shrek the Musical is irreverent fun for the whole family.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
The 2022 Tommy Tune Awards from Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) held virtually once again this year, premiered at 7 p.m. tonight on the musical theatre company’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
Jefferson Performing Arts Society proudly announces its 45th season mainstage directors, featuring directors based in New Orleans, New York, and San Antonio. Several directors are returning to JPAS after directing or performing with JPAS in recent seasons; two make their JPAS directorial debut this season. The following overview includes shows that are part of JPAS mainstage season subscription packages, currently on sale. Single ticket sales open June 6th for all 45th season shows. For a full schedule of the entire 2022-2023 season which includes season specials such as ballets, concerts, and other special performances in addition to those listed below, please visit www.jpas.org.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
A near sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and The Michael J. Kara Family honored Allegheny County’s finest high school performers at the 31st Annual Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater on Saturday, May 28, 2022. View the full list of winners
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
TheaterWorks Hartford, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero, is excited to announce its upcoming 2022–2023 season. Rob said 'This season, we’re focusing on plays that we hope inspire our audiences to come see LIVE theater. Great music, captivating stories, and world-class writing – these stories are uplifting, powerful … and will engage us all in important conversations. We’re particularly excited that they are written by four female playwrights representing the best and most important voices in American theater. These plays tell our stories.'
by Peter Nason - May 27, 2022
Director Mitchell Gonzalez leads his young cast in bringing to life this audience favorite.
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'THE FUNCTION: A Queer Juneteenth Concert Celebration.' The two time Gold Anthem Award winning March On Broadway team reunites to bring you 'THE FUNCTION;' A queer centered concert celebration of the powerful black history that is Juneteenth, featuring black Broadway, TV, and Recording Stars from across the gamut.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
Meet the Broadway bound cast of INTO THE WOODS for Summer 2022, which includes Sara Bareilles, Brian D'Arcy James, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
The Fifth Annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards Presented by Carol B. Loeb winners were announced Sunday, May 22 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of Anna in the Tropics, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize and the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting June 28.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
The Minty Organization, the non-profit company which oversees The Minty Awards, under the leadership of Michael Pinto, has announced nominations for the 11th Annual Minty Awards, set for Sunday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic St. George Theatre (35 Hyatt Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
Mayo Performing Arts Center will present the Morristown engagement of the Tony Award®-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at Friday-Saturday, June 17-18.
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2022
Shea's Performing Arts Center and The Lipke Foundation are proud to announce the winners of 29th Annual Kenny Awards, an endeavor that recognizes the talent, dedication, and efforts of our local high school youth.
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022
With the aim of recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square held the annual Dazzle Awards on May 21. Check out the full list of this year's winners.
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. 
by Nicole Rosky - May 19, 2022
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) announced the launch of their newest theatrical resource, Social Media Marketing Kits, from renowned design firm Subplot Studio.
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022
North Star Theater Company presents a timeless story of friendship, love and loss with Ivan Menchell's play, “The Cemetery Club.”
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 16, 2022
The Straz Center presents this Tony Awards® inspired showcase to honor Tampa Bay area high school theater productions, programs, and students. This event features performances from the 2021-2022 Outstanding Musicals and Best Performer Finalists, celebrating artistic excellence in theater and musical theater.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022
The Collaborative School of the Arts at Proctors congratulates the winners of this year’s High School Musical Theatre Awards in partnership with The Broadway League and presented by the Times Union. View all the nominees and winners from the greater Capital Region of New York State.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022
Award-winning playwright Fred Gordon's new play AMERICAN MU$CLE will have its World Premiere at The New York Theater Festival in June. Opening night is slated for Monday, June 13 at 9pm at Teatro Latea on The Lower East Side. The production is directed by David F.M. Vaughn who previously directed two plays by Gordon.
by Stephen Mosher - May 13, 2022
The popular boy group returns to the scene of the crime: the cabaret club where they were first formed and their hit show played, before the pandemic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
Nominations for the 2022 FREDDY Awards were announced today, Thursday, May 12th, during the live broadcast of the on 69 News at Noon on WFMZ-TV.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
Producers have announced a brand-new production of the award-winning Broadway and West End hit show Shrek the Musical will tour the UK and Ireland from July 2023. Learn who is on the new creative team, and where the tour will kick off.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022
The Minty Organization celebrated its second decade at the historic St. George Theatre Sunday night, as over 800 students, faculty, families, friends and dignitaries were in attendance at the 11th Annual Minty Awards, Staten Island's revered answer to the Tony Awards for Catholic High School musical theater programs.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2022
Watch Michael James Scott (Genie in Aladdin in Broadway) perform the U.S. National Anthem during yesterday's Opening Ceremony for The Special Olympics in Orlando Florida. 
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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the cast and creative team for the highly anticipated world premiere of The Notebook, a new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
The anthemic rock musical SuperYou by Lourds Lane has announced full casting for the viral sensation’s Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall concert debut on July 20 and 21, 2022. Chris McCarrell (The Lightning Thief) and Tony Award nominee and Astaire Award winner Elizabeth Parkinson (Movin’ Out) complete the cast of Broadway and Off-Broadway stars.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has released production photos of Anna in the Tropics, the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season.
by Morgan Donohue - Jun 27, 2022
What did our critic think? The summer heat in Weston was no match for the high-energy performance of Shrek The Musical.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022
The final cast members have been unveiled for the highly-anticipated Australian premiere of the original Tony Award winning Broadway production of Hairspray, which is set to open at the Regent Theatre in August.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022
Artistry completes its 2021-2022 season with its production of SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar-Winning, DreamWorks animated film. Directed by local theater artist Angela Timberman, SHREK THE MUSICAL is summer fun and a celebration for the whole family - running July 15 - August 14, 2022. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
BroadwayWorld congratulates The Phantom of the Opera stars Ben Crawford and Kelsey Connoly on their engagement!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Running July 1 through 16 at The Colonial Theatre, the audience will be transported to a bustling Irish pub with a stage full of incredibly talented actors singing and playing their own instruments. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
The producing team for The Last Match: A Pro- Wrestling Rock Musical announced its show will get a World Premiere Concept Album on Think Big Picture Records. The album will feature Ramin Karimloo.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling's cultural hub, is delighted to present a truly outstanding programme for its summer season, taking audiences right through the end of September with an array of the best live entertainment in Scotland. Talent development and diverse voices are at the heart of the season as Macrobert showcases leading young Scottish theatre-makers Debbie Hannan & Uma Nada-Rajah, brings light to growing talent Brido Hingwy, presents Indian American theatre artist Priyanka Shetty in her first UK tour and exhibits emerging illustrators alongside the artwork of local children.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022
Weston Theater Company announces its 2022 Young Company production: SHREK THE MUSICAL, playing June 22 – July 10 and touring venues throughout central and southern Vermont.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Syracuse Stage has announced casting for the world premiere of How to Dance in Ohio, a new musical inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. How to Dance in Ohio’s fourteen-member cast includes Tony Award-winning RENT star Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Broadway veterans, and seven autistic actors. Learn all about the production here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
Concord Theatricals has secured exclusive worldwide English language stock and amateur licensing rights to The Lehman Trilogy for its Samuel French imprint. On Sunday, the title earned five Tony Awards, including Best Play, making it the most awarded play of the 2021-2022 season.
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 13, 2022
Just recently, Jennifer Simard celebrated receiving a coveted portrait at Sardi's. During the unveiling, Simard was surrounded by her friends, including her castmates from Company.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 13, 2022
The soprano roles from The Golden Age of Broadway will be front and center when Caitie Frownfelter plays Birdland Theater for her solo show club debut.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022
Following the glitz and glamour of their most recent production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, north east based theatre company DarlingtonOS has set their sights on a dark and damp swamp for their next blockbuster musical – Shrek!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
Casting has been announced for Pittsburgh CLO's exclusive engagement of the wand-wielding Off-Broadway hit parody, PUFFS — which The New York Times proclaims 'a fast-paced romp through the 'Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.''
by BWW Staff - Jun 1, 2022
Philadelphia is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022
The producing team of the groundbreaking new immersive Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical, “The Last Match”, will debut music from the show’s newly recorded concept album at a concert at legendary NYC music venue, The Cutting Room, on July 11, 2022.
by Tara Bennett - Jul 5, 2022
The Broadway phenomenon that is HAMILTON is back in the Crescent City. This epic, historical reimaging by Lin-Manuel Miranda is currently running at the Saenger Theatre now through July 10th. As one of the most impactful musicals to ever hit the bar, the question isn’t so much are you going, but when are you going. BroadwayWorld.com sat down with Alexander himself, Edred Utomi, to talk all things about his role as one of our Founding Fathers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022
Twilight Theatre Company will present The Golfer, a fast-paced, comic fantasia by two-time Fringe First winner Brian Parks, directed by Fringe First winner Margarett Perry to 59E59 Theaters East to Edinburgh (New York City) July 24, 27 & 28, and Assembly George Square Studio Two (Edinburgh) August 3-29.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
Following the glitz and glamour of their most recent production, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, north east based theatre company DarlingtonOS has set their sights on a dark and damp swamp for their next blockbuster musical – SHREK!