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Shrek the Musical
26 Mar - 30 Mar 2024
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‘A thrill for theatre-lovers of all ages!” – Manchester Evening News
Get ready to leave your troubles Far Far Away and embark on an unforgettable adventure filled with laughter, love, and ogre-sized fun.
Join Shrek and his trusty sidekick Donkey as they set out on a quest to defeat the fearsome dragon and rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona. With a heartwarming story and a cast of unforgettable characters, this musical extravaganza is a journey you won’t want to miss.
This show is set to a toe-tapping soundtrack featuring fabulous songs like ‘I’m A Believer’, ‘Big Bright Beautiful World’ and ‘I Know It’s Today’. These tunes will have you humming all the way home. It’s the perfect night out for the whole family, offering an award-winning show that promises a musical spectacular for big kids and little kids alike.
Our stellar cast is led by theatre legend Antony Lawrence as Shrek, whose ‘powerful voice fills the theatre and makes him instantly lovable’ (Twit Celeb Gossip). His previous credits include: The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Matilda the Musical, and We Will Rock You. Strictly Come Dancing star and leading lady Joanne Clifton is ‘An absolute revelation as Princess Fiona’ (Cheshire Live). Previous credits include: Strictly Come Dancing, The Addams Family. Olivier-Award nominated James Gillan is ‘As magnificent a villain as you could hope for’ (Great British Life) as the evil Lord Farquaad. His previous credits include: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Wicked, Taboo! Theatre favourite Brandon Lee Sears ‘exuberant performance does Eddie Murphy proud’ (Love Dublin) as the loveable Donkey. His previous credits include: Dreamgirls, Come From Away, Motown.
Book your tickets today and get ready for an unforgettable journey with Shrek and his friends – because in this kingdom, everyone is a part of the adventure!
Ticket prices: £10 - £52
Friends – £2 OFF Bands A-D
Friends – 5% OFF
Best & Gold Friends – 10% OFF
U25s – £5 OFF Mon – Thu
O60s – £3 OFF Midweek Matinee
Schools – £15 ticket Mon – Thu Band A-D (1 x Free ticket for teacher/teachers assistant per 10 tickets booked)
Family – Ticket £100 Bands C & D (4 tickets, minimum x 1 U18, available Mon – Thu)
Groups – Tue – Thu
Signed: Thu 28th Mar
Why not visit our restaurant…
Make your theatre trip extra special and dine in Prelude, a fresh and contemporary space inspired by the building’s art deco heritage.
With the hassle taken out, relax and enjoy our seasonal set price menu in Prelude. Your table is reserved for the whole evening, so you can enjoy your dessert and drinks in the show interval. Plus, Theatre Royal Friends can enjoy a 10% discount!
Fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced produce. Enjoy the best in food and drink at our restaurant Prelude or a quick delicious bite before the show.
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