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SHREK, The Musical

Music by Jeanine Tesori Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig

Christi Axelson - Director
Ron Cisneros - Choreographer
Lizzy Carey - Assistant Choreographer
Erin Gabriele - Vocal Director
Wendy Carey - Vocal Director
Jay Roberts - Orchestra Conductor 

Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life by anything that crosses his path, retreats to an ugly green swamp to exist in happy isolation. Suddenly, a gang of homeless fairy-tale characters (Pinocchio, Cinderella, the Three Pigs, you name it) raid his sanctuary, saying they’ve been evicted by the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad. So Shrek strikes a deal: I’ll get your homes back, if you give me my home back! But when Shrek and Farquaad meet, the Lord strikes a deal of his own: He’ll give the fairy-tale characters their homes back, if Shrek rescues Princess Fiona. Shrek obliges, yet finds something appealing–something strange and different–about this pretty princess. He likes her. A lot. But why does she always run off when the sun sets?

Performance Schedule
Friday, April 1, 2022
7:30 PM
Saturday, April 2, 2022
1:30 PM
7:30 PM
Sunday, April 3, 2022
1:30 PM
Friday, April 8, 2022
7:30 PM
Saturday, April 9, 2022
1:30 PM
7:30 PM
Sunday, April 10, 2022
1:30 PM

Location: The Tower Theater in Roseville, 417 Vernon Street, Roseville

Free multi-level covered parking steps away from the theater, and free off-street parking too.


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