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Shrek the Musical (2013)

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Make room for ogre-sized family fun as the greatest fairy tale never told comes to life in a whole new way in this breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek!

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David Lindsay-Abaire (book), William Steig (based on the book by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian d'Arcy James ... Shrek (as Brian D'Arcy James)
Sutton Foster ... Fiona
Christopher Sieber ... Lord Farquaad
John Tartaglia ... Pinocchio / Magic Mirror / Dragon Puppeteer
Daniel Breaker ... Donkey
Marissa O'Donnell ... Teen Fiona
Leah Greenhaus Leah Greenhaus ... Young Fiona
Haven Paschall ... Sugar Plum Fairy / Gingy / Dragonette (as Haven Burton)
Jennifer Cody ... Duloc Doll
Bobby Daye Bobby Daye ... Sticks / Bishop
Ryan Duncan ... Bricks / Skeleton
Sarah Jane Everman Sarah Jane Everman ... Ugly Duckling / Blind Mouse
Aymee Garcia Aymee Garcia ... Mama Bear / Dragonette
Maya Goldman ... Young Shrek / Dwarf
Justin Greer Justin Greer ... Swing / Duloc Doll
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Make room for ogre-sized family fun as the greatest fairy tale never told comes to life in a whole new way in this breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Miuziklas Srekas See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Trivia

During "Story of My Life", Mama Bear sings "Mama's in the mud, Mama's in distress." A reference to the song from "Gypsy", "Roses Turn." See more »

Quotes

Lord Farquaad: [seizes a crown and puts it on] All this hocus pocus alters nothing! This marriage is binding and that makes me king. See? See? As for YOU, my wife, I'll have you locked back in that tower for the rest of your days!
Shrek: No! Actually, you won't!
[whistles. Farquaad does not notice the low growling of the dragon outside]
Lord Farquaad: What are you doing, you insolent beast? I'll see you drawn and quartered! I am king! I'll have order!
[the dragon breaks through the window and breathes fire at Farquaad, roasting him]
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Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Big Bird's Big Break (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Morning Person
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
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Not great
3 September 2017 | by studioATSee all my reviews

Disney managed to adapt 'The Lion King' and 'Beauty and the Beast' for stage, so it was no surprise that DreamWorks tried to do the same with 'Shrek'.

However, why the previously mentioned two Disney films worked was because they had some very good songs built into them in the first place, which for all its plaudits, 'Shrek' didn't have.

It's a decent enough stage show, but lacks the songs it needs to be great, and I didn't enjoy the changes to the story either.

Sorry, this wasn't for me.


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