Information on Shrek The Musical


The series of Shrek movies have been one of the most entertaining movies from Hollywood. Shrek movies are really entertaining, and they are from the DreamWorks Animation company. They have done a fantastic job with the animation and the stories. The movie series actually has four movies, but in this article, I will be talking about some information on the musical. Yes, there is a musical based on this movie series. It is a musical with music by Janine Tesori, and it is based on the 2001 DreamWorks animation movie. It also has some elements from the second part and the fourth part. They left out the third part for some reason. They had a trial run in Seattle, and the original production was on Broadway. It was in the year 2008, and it closed after running for almost a year in 2010. It was then followed by an actual tour of the United States of America which are open in 2010.

HD filming of the Broadway production was actually shot by radical media and was released on DVD and Blu-ray in the year 2013. It was also available for digital downloads in 2013. As of November 2019, the digital version of this film is available on Netflix, the very famous and popular streaming platform which everybody is using nowadays, especially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Netflix has actually reported that they have had a surge of users.

It was first running in 2008 in Seattle. It also ran in Broadway in the same here. It started a tour in the United States of America in the year 2010. It was later in West End in 2011. They had their first United Kingdom tour in the year 2014, and they had their second United Kingdom tour India 2018. This was the entire run of Shrek The Musical.

They had so many national tours in the United States of America. There were some previews in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace. A lot of people came to see it, because of their love for the movie series. The movie series was one of the most popular movie series, in the animation category in the entire world. I must tell you that the characters were the most beloved thing about the entire series. They even did a couple of tours in Ireland.


It will also interest you to know that they did an Australian tour in the year 2020, right before the coronavirus pandemic.

Here are all the characters who are in the musical:

  • Shrek (obviously)
  • Princess Fiona
  • Donkey
  • Lord Farquaad
  • Dragon
  • Pinocchio
  • Gingy

The above list some of the funniest characters in the entire series and I’m sure you will have a fantastic time if you go and see the musical.

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