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18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 3AA

Shrek The Musical

Closed January 27, 2024

A musical extravaganza for big kids and little kids alike

Why See Shrek The Musical?

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Bursting back onto the stage

It's time to head back to the swamp as this brand new tour of Shrek the Musical comes to town in 2024. From the minds behind Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Hairspray, this exciting new production invites you to enter the fairytale world once more, where Shrek and his noble steed Donkey are ready to bring their hilarious adventure to a whole new audience. With the film's catchy and classic soundtrack, including 'I'm A Believer', and all the jokes, joy and heart you loved, Shrek the Musical is the ultimate feel-good family night out!

What is the story?

Shrek, a large green ogre, lives alone in his swamp. When a whole host of fairytale creatures, evicted from the Kingdom of Duloc, begin squatting on his land, Shrek sets off to address the matter with Lord Farquaad. On his way, he rescues Donkey from a gang of Farquaad's ruffians. The grateful Donkey offers his friendship and guidance to the lost and grumpy ogre. At Castle Duloc, Farquaad demands that in exchange for getting his swamp back, Shrek must rescue Princess Fiona, whom he intends to marry. But Fiona is not your average damsel in distress, and holds her own alarming secret that changes everything!

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Dates

Opening night: 22 January 2024

Cast and Creative

Cast

Antony Lawrence as Shrek
Todrick Hall as Donkey
Joanne Clifton as Princess Fiona
James Gillan as Lord Farquaad
Cherece Richards as Dragon

With
Scotty Armstrong, Imogen Bailey, Jabari Braham, Georgie Buckland, Natasha Cayabyab, Mark Darcy, Jonathan David Dudley, Remi Ferdinand, Sonny Grieveson, Edward Leigh, Bethany Kate, Jessica Lim, Andile Mabhena, Bronte MacMillan, India Thornton, Talia Duff, Gabirela Gregorian, Rory Shafford and Jamie Jonathan

Creative

Co-directors/choreographers Sam Holmes and Nick Winston
Set and costume designer Philip Witcomb
Lighting Designer Ben Cracknell 
Casting director Jim Arnold 
Sound designer Ben Harrison

What you thought

15 reviews, average rating: (3.3 Stars)

3.5 star rating

Carol: “Utterly Charming”

I went to see Shrek with few expectations. It was funny, silly and charming. The... more

Yasmin Al-Sheklly: “A Shrektacular fairy tale adventure”

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