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Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children's Hospital happily announces Shrek The Musical! This is Pleasure Guild's 57th production and will take place March 7, 8, and 9 at the Palace Theatre. Shrek the Musical features music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. It is based on the 2001 DreamWorks film Shrek and William Steig's 1990 book Shrek! Keep your eyes out this fall for audition information. Shrek The Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

About Shrek the Musical

Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life by anything that crosses his path, retreats to an ugly green swamp to exist in happy isolation. Suddenly, a gang of homeless fairy-tale characters (Pinocchio, Cinderella, the Three Pigs, you name it) raid his sanctuary, saying they’ve been evicted by the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad. So Shrek strikes a deal: I’ll get your homes back, if you give me my home back! But when Shrek and Farquaad meet, the Lord strikes a deal of his own: He’ll give the fairy-tale characters their homes back, if Shrek rescues Princess Fiona. Shrek obliges, yet finds something appealing–something strange and different–about this pretty princess. He likes her. A lot. But why does she always run off when the sun sets?

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If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Laux at (614) 355-0819.

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