SHREK THE MUSICAL BURSTS ONTO THE STAGE THIS SUMMER AT STAGES THEATRE COMPANY
June 23 – July 30, 2017
HOPKINS, Minn. – Stages Theatre Company (STC) presents Shrek The Musical, directed by Artistic Director Sandy Boren-Barrett. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation Film, Shrek The Musical, is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs, and the beloved characters you know and love to life on our stage!
As the story begins, “Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” you will follow the tale of the unlikely hero who finds himself on a journey with a wise-cracking Donkey, a feisty princesses, a short-tempered villain, a cookie with an attitude, and a dozen of our favorite fairy tale misfits. This 60-minute version is perfect for kids and adults of all ages! Remember there is more to the story than meets the ears!
Music by Jeanine Tesori, and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions .
Starring Kimora Collins (Donkey), Andrew Moy (Shrek), and Marin Wilts (Fiona). The complete local cast is as follows: Celia Birgy (Mama Bear), Grace Bloomquist (Peter Pan), Louisa Darr (Baby Bear), Natalie Dekker (Ugly Duckling), Nicholas Dekker (Puss N Boots), William Faster (Duloc Ensemble), Athan Fischer (Pig), Trevor Hendrix (Big Bad Wolf), Zoe Hollander (Young Fiona, Duloc Ensemble), Clare Judge (Teen Fiona, Duloc Ensemble), Sayer Keeley (Guard, Knight), Jackson Lyon (Dwarf, Guard, Knight), Arden Michalec (Gingy), Bridget Miller (Pig), Helena Moore (Duloc Ensemble), George Mulder (Pinocchio), Matt Ouren (Lord Farquaad), Brittany Parker (Dragon), Rhianna Picht (Wicked Witch, Fiona Ogress Double), Abby Reynolds (Duloc Ensemble), Hannah Seeman (Duloc Ensemble), Zachary T. Sullivan (Guard, Knight, Bishop), Ellie Turk (Pig), and Alex Weiner (Young Shrek, Duloc Ensemble).
The Creative Team: Artistic Director & Director – Sandy Boren-Barrett; Choreographer – Laura Mahler; Music Director – JC Lippold; Lighting Designer – Karin Olson; Sound Designer – Alan Pagel; Set Designer – Anne Henly; Costume & Make-Up Designer – Libby Porter; Props Designer – Jim Hibbeler; Technical Director – Gretchen Katt; Stage Manager – Cody R. Braudt.
Shrek The Musical opens FRIDAY, June 23rd and runs through Sunday, July 30th, 2017, and is perfect for all ages. Tickets are on sale now! Visit www.stagestheatre.org for specific performance dates and times, or call the Box Office at (952) 979-1111, option 4, Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for seniors, ages 60+; $12 for children, ages 5 to 17.
Stages Theatre Company
Stages Theatre Company was founded in 1984 and since then has grown to become one of the largest professional theatres for young audiences in the country. We engage young artists with themes relevant to their lives and involve them in creating magical works featuring young people in meaningful roles. Through theatrical productions, workshops, conservatory classes and other outreach programs, Stages Theatre Company annually serves more than 145,000 young people and their families.