NEWTON. Shreck is performed by Drama Geek Studios at Halsted Middle School in July.
Shreck is the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero - Shreck.
Shrek the Musical is directed by Joshua Reed, produced by Drama Geek Studios, and will be performed the weekend of July 12, 13, and 14, and the following weekend, July 19, 20, and 21, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. with matinees on Saturday and Sunday afternoons will be held at 3 p.m. The Saturday afternoon matinees will be performed by the understudy cast. Also catch Shrek the Musical Junior, all participants are under 18 years of age, the weekend of July 26, 27, and 28 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. There are no understudies for this production.
Tickets can be pre-ordered or reserved by going to www.shrekdgs.bpt.me for the full version, www.shrekjr.bpt.me for the junior version or by calling 973-907-0998. Tickets pre-ordered or reserved are $15 for senior citizens and students age 17 and younger and $20 for adults. All tickets purchased at the door without a reservation are $25. All performances are at Halsted Middle School, 59 Halsted Street, Newton.
The cast includes Jason Thompson and Alex McCully(US) as Shrek, Meg Koenig and Grace Logue(US) as Princess Fiona, Hannah Ray Delbury and Julia Kadar(US) as Donkey, and others from throughout Sussex County. The production team of Shrek the Musical includes musical director Maestro Scott Tomlin, stage manager Olivia Tomlin, choreographer Olivia Clavel-Davis, and costume and props mistress Lori Tomlin.