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Shrek: The Musical

Shrek: The Musical

by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire

Based on a Film, Comedy, Kid-Friendly

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Shrek: The Musical

Shrek: The Musical




A new musical based on the animated movie of the same name.


Story:

The ogre Shrek is living happily in his swamp until Lord Farquaad evicts the fairy kingdom to his land. With the help of Donkey, he rescues Princess Fiona in an attempt to regain control of his land, but ends up getting more than he had bargained for in the princess.


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Composer

Composer
Jeanine Tesori

Lyricist

Lyricist and Librettist
David Lindsay-Abaire



  • Premiere
  • 2001 Film
  • 2013 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Broadway Theatre
Opening Night
Dec 14, 2008
Total Performances
441
Original Cast
Sutton Foster, Brian d'Arcy James, Christopher Sieber, Daniel Breaker, John Tartaglia, Haven Burton, Jennifer Cody, Bobby Daye, Ryan Duncan, Sarah Jane Everman, Aymee Garcia, Leah Greenhaus, Lisa Ho, Chris Hoch, Danette Holden, Jacob Ming-Trent, Marissa O'Donnell, Rachel Resheff, Greg Reuter, Adam Riegler, Noah Rivera, Jennifer Simard, Rachel Stern, Dennis Stowe
Director
Jason Moore
Choreographer
Josh Prince
Producer
DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions
Musical Director
Tim Weil
Orchestrations
Danny Troob
Scenic Design
Tim Hatley
Costume Design
Tim Hatley
Lighting Design
Hugh Vanstone
Sound Design
Peter Hylenski

2001 Film Version

Movie Name
Shrek
Type
Animated
Director
Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson
Screenplay
Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, Roger S.H. Schulman
Starring
Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

2013 Film Version

Movie Name
Shrek the Musical
Type
Filmed Live on Stage
Director
Michael John Warren, Jason Moore
Starring
Brian d'Arcy James, Sutton Foster, Christopher Sieber





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Live Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Live Version Blu-Ray

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




2009 Tony Award Nominations

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score Written for the Theatre
Best Actor in a Musical - Brian d'Arcy James
Best Actress in a Musical - Sutton Foster
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Christopher Sieber
Best Orchestrations

2009 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Brian d'Arcy James
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Daniel Breaker
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Sutton Foster
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Christopher Sieber
Outstanding Orchestrations
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Director of a Musical

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