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Shrek The Musical Tickets

The hit musical based on the iconic Dreamworks film returns to London
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Production image of Shrek the Musical in London, starring principal cast.
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About Shrek The Musical

For 6 weeks only the West End and Broadway hit, Shrek the Musical, returns to London at the Eventim Apollo Theatre from 19th July 2024, starring Strictly Come Dancing champion, Joanne Clifton.

Embark on an unforgettable journey with DreamWork’s spectacular musical, based on the much-loved Oscar winning animated film. This award-winning musical brings to life the world of Shrek live on stage in a jaw-dropping production to melt hearts of all ages.

Join Shrek on this whirlwind adventure, as he sets off on a quest to rescue Princess Fiona from the clutches of Lord Farquaad. This is not your average rescue mission—Shrek is joined by a wisecracking Donkey, a gingerbread man with an attitude, and a whole bunch of fairy tale misfits who'll leave you in stitches.

Brought to the stage with astonishing visual effects by an award-winning creative team, Shrek the Musical is a hilarious and heart-warming musical sensation.

Enchantingly irreverent and monstrously clever, Shrek the Musical is an ogre-sized adventure not to be missed. Book your tickets to Shrek the Musical on TodayTix.

Start date

July 19th, 2024

End date

August 31st, 2024

Age

14’s and under to be accompanied by an adult. No under 3s permitted.

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Shrek The Musical cast and creative team

By: David Lindsay-Abaire, based on the 2001 film and the novel by William Steig
Songs by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (music)
Director: Nick Winston and Sam Holmes
Choreography: Nick Winston
Cast list: Antony Lawrence (as Shrek), Joanne Clifton (as Princess Fiona), James Gillan (as Lord Farquaad), Brandon Lee Sears (as Donkey), Cherece Richards (as Dragon)
Design: Philip Witcomb
Costumes: Philip Witcomb
Lighting: Ben Cracknel
Sound: Ben Harrison
Other info: Projection design by Nina Dunn, puppet design by Jimmy Grimes

Venue

Eventim Apollo

45 Queen Caroline Street, London, United Kingdom, W6 9QH

Directions

Railway station: Hammersmith Station Bus numbers: 9, 10, 27, 33, 419, 72, H91, 190, 211, 220, 267, 283, 295, 391
Car park: Kings Mall

More information about Shrek The Musical

Shrek the Musical is currently playing a UK and Ireland tour through May, and the principal cast from the tour will reprise their roles for the London engagement. They include Antony Lawrence as Shrek, Joanne Clifton as Princess Fiona, James Gillan as Lord Farquaad, Brandon Lee Sears as Donkey, and Cherece Richards as Dragon.

The creative team includes director and choreographer Nick Winston, co-director Sam Holmes (who played Lord Farquaad in the previous U.K. tour), and set and costume designer Philip Witcomb. Further creative team includes lighting designer Ben Cracknel, sound designer Ben Harrison, and projection designer Nina Dunn.

Shrek, released in 2001, revolutionised animated filmmaking and left an indelible mark on popular culture. The film went on to shatter box office records and became the inaugural winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Shrek is not just an animated classic but a cultural phenomenon that continues to entertain audiences worldwide.

What to watch for

  • The character Shrek alone required over four pounds of green makeup for each performance, setting a record for the most makeup ever used on a single character in a Broadway production and can take 2 hours to put on before each show.
  • Lord Farquaad's diminutive stature was achieved by having the actor perform on his knees, creating a comically contrasting visual with the other characters.
  • The production employed impressive puppetry for the character of Dragon, bringing the massive creature to life with a combination of technology and traditional puppetry techniques.
  • The film boasts an all-star cast, including Eddie Murphy as Donkey, Cameron Diaz as Princess Fiona, and John Lithgow as Lord Farquaad.

Frequently asked questions

What is Shrek The Musical about?

Discover an unforgettable experience at London's iconic Eventim Apollo with Shrek the Musical, a Shrektacular stage adaptation of the blockbuster movie. No need to venture Far Far Away for this enchanting journey.

Which theatre is Shrek The Musical at?

Shrek The Musical is at London's Eventim Apollo.

How much are tickets for Shrek The Musical?

Shrek The Musical tickets start at £23.

What is the age recommendation for Shrek The Musical?

14’s and under to be accompanied by an adult. No under 3s permitted.

How do you get tickets for Shrek The Musical?

Check the top of this page for current availability and exclusive offers on Shrek The Musical tickets on TodayTix.

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