Shrek The Musical National Tour Tickets
Shrek the Musical National Tour Tickets
Shrek the Musical" was adapted from the book "Shrek!" and the film "Shrek," originally released in 1990 and 2001, respectively. It tells the riveting tale of Shrek and his loyal friend, Donkey, as they embark on the mission of a lifetime. It's an exciting production that has been entertaining audiences for years, featuring an all-star cast and catchy musical numbers.
Shrek" follows the life of Shrek and Donkey. Together, they trek across their land to rescue the beautiful and finicky Princess Fiona; trapped by a fire-breathing dragon who has fallen in love with her. Other leading characters include the tiny Lord Farquaad, a gang of misfits and a talking biscuit who likes to put Shrek in his place. Those with Shrek the Musical National Tour tickets will get to see the beloved story unfold in front of their eyes with the accompaniment of live songs.
Shrek the Musical" is touring all over the United Kingdom, playing some of the most popular venues in the country. Ticketholders can catch the show at the Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire where it will run for some time. It will then grace the Edinburgh Playhouse in Scotland before heading to Sunderland Empire in Sunderland, Liverpool Empire in Liverpool and the New Wimbledon Theatre in Wimbledon.
The director of "Shrek the Musical" began working on the show in 2002, but it took nearly five years to get a reading together. The show didn't premiere until 2008; seven years after the film's debut. The premiere was a hit and garnered many glowing reviews, cited as one of the few successful movie-to-stage adaptations. Sutton Foster, a Broadway darling, was cast as Princess Fiona, which helped contribute to the show's popularity.
The national tour through the United Kingdom and Ireland features Dean Chisnall as Shrek. He's famous for his roles in "Love Never Dies," "Cage Aux Follies" and "Never Forget," among other hits in the West End. Princess Fiona is played by Bronte Barbe, who is known for her roles in "Carnival of the Animals" and "Hairspray." Lord Farquaad is played by Gerard Carey and Idriss Kargbo plays Donkey.
Jeanine Tesori composed the music for "Shrek the Musical." She's an American composer, arranger and has written five Broadway musicals, winning the 2015 Tony Award for Best Original score for "Fun Home." The book and lyrics were written by David Lindsay-Abaire, an American playwright, lyricist and screenwriter who won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007 for his play "Rabbit Hole.
The UK and Ireland tour is being produced by DreamWorks Theatricals, a division of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. The company was established in 2007 and has been responsible for other stage productions of films, like "How to Train Your Dragon," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar," in addition to their magical production of "Shrek the Musical." They teamed up with Neal Street Productions and Playful Productions to create the current version of the musical.
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