15 - 20 August 2023


Produced by Mark Goucher Productions Ltd

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Icon 2 hours 30 minutes including interval

The unlikely hero SHREK and his noble steed Donkey is coming to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from 15-20 August 2023

SPECIAL EFFECTS: This production may contain Strobe Lightning, Flashing Lights, Pyrotechnics, Smoke and Haze.


Age Guideline: 5+

No Under 3’s permitted in the auditorium

Join our unlikely hero Shrek and his noble steed Donkey as they embark on a big, bright, musical adventure!


Featuring the beloved Princess Fiona, the evil Lord Farquaad, a host of magical fairy-tale characters and fabulous songs including the smash hit I’m a Believer, Shrek the Musical is a “musical extravaganza for big kids and little kids alike”.


Antony Lawrence will play Shrek. Joanne Clifton, best known for her time as a professional dancer on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, will play Fiona. Brandon Lee Sears will play the role of Donkey. Lord Farquaad will be played by James Gillan and rising star  Cherece Richards will make her debut in a principal role as Dragon. 

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Completing the cast will be Emily Barnett-Salter, Alistair Beattie, David Burrows, Sergi Ibanez, Rosalind James, Belle Kizzy Green, Ellie May-Wilson, Martin McCarthy, Phoebe Roberts, Lukin Simmonds, Matthew Sweet, Dawn Williams, and Tommy Wade-Smith.


Come join the adventure as Shrek and Donkey endeavour to complete their quest, finding unexpected friendships and surprising romance along the way.


A perfect night out for the young, and the young at heart, the award-winning ‘Shrek the Musical’ is guaranteed fun for all ages and will have you dancing in the aisles and laughing all the way home.

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