Shrek The MusicalTuesday 19 March–Sunday 24 March Family Musical Theatre Schools
Venue: Theatre Royal
Running time: Doors open 1 hour before each performance. Approx. show times: 2 hours 35 minutes including an interval
Age Guidance: 8+
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+
Babe in arms: if you’re bringing a child aged 12 months or under to a children’s show, your child doesn’t need their own seat or ticket
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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.
The 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!
Save £10 on Tuesday 7pm performance (excluding Balcony) and save £6 in the Stalls and £4 in the Upper Circle for Wednesday to Friday 7pm performances.
Save £6 in the Stalls and £4 in the Upper Circle for Tuesday to Friday 7pm performances. You may be asked to show your ID on doors to prove your age. To purchase these tickets you must be under 26 at the time of purchase. You may be asked to show your ID on doors to confirm your age.
All seats £23.50 for Tuesday to Thursday 7pm and Thursday 2pm performances in the Stalls & Upper Circle plus one free teacher per 20 tickets booked (limited availability). Please email our Group Sales team or call 0115 989 5555 to book.
£150 for 4 tickets in the Stalls (max. 2 adults) available for Tuesday to Friday 7pm performances.
Save £4 in the Stalls & Upper Circle on bookings of 10 or more for Tuesday – Friday 7pm & Thursday 2pm performances. Please email our Group Sales team or call 0115 989 5555 to book.
Save £6 in the Stalls & Upper Circle on bookings of 20 or more with one free ticket per party booking for Tuesday – Friday 7pm & Thursday 2pm performances. Please email our Group Sales team or call 0115 989 5555 to book.
No concessions in the Balcony or on Saturday 2.30pm & 7pm or Sunday 3pm performances.
‘A THRILL FOR THEATRE LOVERS OF ALL AGES’Manchester Evening News
‘REWATCHING AS AN ADULT HAS ONLY INCREASED MY LOVE FOR THE STORY’ – ‘REWATCHING AS AN ADULT HAS ONLY INCREASED MY LOVE FOR THE STORY’Lovin Dublin
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Tuesday 19 March
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Thursday 21 March