Shrek the Musical is hitting the road for a brand new tour in 2023 and 2024 – here’s all you need to know.
From Shrek the Musical tour tickets to all the upcoming dates and venues, this is your guide to the show on the road this year.
Based on the animated movie of the same name and inspired by all of the classic fairytales, the musical follows ogre Shrek and his newly appointed noble steed Donkey as they attempt to defy the odds and save the gutsy Princess Fiona to bring her to the meagre Lord Farquaad.
Shrek the Musical tour dates and venues
27 November 2023 - 2 December 2023
12 December 2023 - 30 December 2023
15 January 2024 - 20 January 2024
22 January 2024 - 27 January 2024
30 January 2024 - 4 February 2024
6 February 2024 - 10 February 2024
12 February 2024 - 17 February 2024
20 February 2024 - 25 February 2024
27 February 2024 - 3 March 2024
5 March 2024 - 10 March 2024
12 March 2024 - 17 March 2024
19 March 2024 - 24 March 2024
26 March 2024 - 30 March 2024
2 April 2024 - 6 April 2024
9 April 2024 - 14 April 2024
16 April 2024 - 21 April 2024
Meet the Shrek tour cast
Making up the cast are Antony Lawrence as Shrek, Joanne Clifton as Fiona, James Gillan as Lord Faquaad, Brandon Lee Sears as Donkey and Cherece Richards as Donkey.
Completing the company are Leo Abad, Scotty Armstrong, Imogen Bailey, Jabari Braham, Georgie Buckland, Natasha Cayabyab, Mark Darcy, Jonathan David Dudley, Remi Ferdinand, Sonny Grieveson, Edward Leigh, Bethany Kate, Jessica Lim, Andile Mabhena, Bronte MacMillan, India Thornton, Talia Duff, Gabby Gregorian, Roy Shafford and Jamie Jonathan.
The tour will be co-directed by Sam Holmes (Club Tropicana the Musical) who previously appeared in the show as Lord Farquaad. He is joined by acclaimed director and choreographer Nick Winston, whose recent credits include Bonnie and Clyde (Arts Theatre) and Beauty and the Beast (as associate director and choreographer for the UK tour) and upcoming projects include a new world tour of We Will Rock You and a remounted UK tour of Rock of Ages.
Set and costume design is by Philip Witcomb whose previous productions include Bonnie & Clyde In Concert (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Jack & The Beanstalk (Everyman Theatre Cheltenham), Atlantis (Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen), Mame (Hope Mill Theatre and UK Tour), The Beauty Queen of Leenane and Stones In His Pockets (The Minack Theatre). Mark Goucher, Gavin Kalin and Matthew Gale are producers.
Watch a trailer!
Get a taster of the new Shrek tour with the video below!