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Countdown until Shrek The Musical arrives in Coventry

Shrek, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Shrek The Musical comes to The Belgrade Theatre from 30th January until 4th February, as part of its UK tour and features all the classic characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks animated film and the iconic songs and story from David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori’s original musical.

Leave your troubles Far Far Away and come join the adventure as Shrek and Donkey endeavour to complete their quest of defeating the dragon and saving Princess Fiona. Featuring fabulous songs including ‘I’m A Believer’, ‘Big Bright Beautiful World’ and ’I Know It’s Today’.

Shrek, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

The official Dreamworks production barrels into the Belgrade Theatre with a Shrek-tacular principal cast line up including Antony Lawrence (The Lion King, International Tour, Mary Poppins, UK Tour and Matilda the Musical, Cambridge Theatre/RSC) as Shrek, Joanne Clifton (Strictly Come Dancing, ITV) as Princess Fiona, James Gillan (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre) as Lord Farquaad, Brandon Lee Sears (Dreamgirls, UK Tour, Be More Chill, Shaftesbury Theatre and Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre) as Donkey, and rising star Cherece Richards (Once on This Island, Regent’s Park Theatre) who is making her debut in a principal role as the Dragon.

The ensemble cast of Shrek the Musical are Leo Abad, Scotty Armstrong, Imogen Bailey, Jabari Braham, Georgie Buckland, Natasha Cayabyab, Mark D’Arcy, Jonathan David Dudley, Remi Ferdinand, Sonny Grieveson, Edward Leigh, Bethany Kate, Jessica Lim, Andile Mabhena, Bronte MacMillan, India Thornton. With Talia Duff, Gabriela Gregorian, Rory Shafford and Jamie Jonathan completing the full line-up.

Shrek, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

The creative team who have joined forces to re-create the world of Shrek the Musical includes director and choreographer Nick Winston (Bonnie and Clyde, Arts Theatre; Beauty and the Beast, UK tour), co-director Sam Holmes (Club Tropicana the Musical) and set and costume designer Philip Witcomb (Bonnie & Clyde, Garrick Theatre; Jack & The Beanstalk, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham).

The further creative team includes Lighting Design by Ben Cracknel, Sound Design Ben Harrison, Projection Design by Nina Dunn, Puppet Design by Jimmy Grimes with casting by Jim Arnold.

Tickets available to book here