Shrek, the Musical Comes to Fair Park Music Hall

 

Dallas gets a make-ogre when the Dallas Summer Musicals brings SHREK THE MUSICAL  to the Music Hall at Fair Park, September 28 – October 17, 2010.  An entirely new show, Shrek, The Musical is based on the story and characters from William Steig’s book Shrek!, as well as the DreamWorks Animation movie Shrek.

Shrek, The Musical tells the story of a swamp-dwelling ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land. Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess and learns that real friendship and true love aren’t only found in fairy tales.

The Shrek Cast

The role of everyone’s favorite swamp-dwelling ogre, Shrek will be played by Eric Petersen, who recently appeared as the socially challenged Barfee in the National tour of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Haven Burton, also from the Broadway Company will play the feisty Princess Fiona.  Alan Mingo, Jr. is Shrek’s lovably annoying best friend Donkey.  Todd Buonopane plays the vertically challenged villain Lord Farquaad.

Shrek, The Musical features a book and lyrics by Pulitzer® Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole), music by Olivier Award-winner Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Caroline, or Change), and is directed by Tony® Award-nominee Jason Moore (Avenue Q) and Tony® and Emmy® Award-winner Rob Ashford (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Promises Promises).

SHREK THE MUSICAL will play September 28 through October 17 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, with the following performance schedule:

Tue., September 28, 8 p.m.
Wed., September 29, 8 p.m.
Thu., September 30, 8 p.m.
Fri., October 1, 8 p.m.
Sat., October 2, 2 and 8 p.m.
Sun., October 3, 2 and 8 p.m.
Tue., October 5, 8 p.m.
Wed., October 6, 8 p.m.
Thu., October 7, 8 p.m.
Fri., October 8, 8 p.m.
Sat., October 9, 2 and 8 p.m.
Sun., October 10, 2 and 8 p.m.
Tue., October 12, 8 p.m.
Wed., October 13, 8 p.m.
Thu., October 14, 2 and 8 p.m.
Fri., October 15, 8 p.m.
Sat., October 16, 2 and 8 p.m.
Sun., October 17, 2 p.m.

SHREK THE MUSICAL will be the 2010 State Fair of Texas musical. The State Fair will run from Sept. 24- Oct. 17 and tickets are $15 for general admission to the fair. Tickets to the musical will be honored as admission tickets to the fair on the day of the show purchased.  Single ticket prices range from $29-133.50.

Contact My Personal Valet to order your tickets for Shrek, The Musical.

Click here for  information about a $10 discount on a special family 4-pack of tickets.

 

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