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Shrek the Musical

The most beloved swamp-dwelling ogre of all time makes his Broadway debut.

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Incoming Shrek Star Ben Crawford Signs On at Broadway Classroom

Incoming Shrek Star Ben Crawford Signs On at Broadway Classroom

Ben Crawford, who begins his run in the title role of Shrek the Musical on November 10, will participate in Broadway Classroom’s next “Putting It All Together” workshop on December 5. This new series from Broadway.com’s sister organization will be taught by actor/choreographers Melissa Rae Mahon and Sean McKnight at a rehearsal studio to be named ...

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'I'm a Believer' Goes from Screen to Stage in Shrek the Musical

'I'm a Believer' Goes from Screen to Stage in Shrek the Musical

"I'm in love....oooooh!" The 1966 Monkees hit “I'm a Believer” has been added to Shrek the Musical. A popular element in the first Shrek feature film (in which it was sung by Smash Mouth and Eddie Murphy, who played Donkey), the song had previously been played in an instrumental version as audiences left the theater. Beginning on ...

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It's a Dream Come True for Two Guest Princesses at Shrek

It's a Dream Come True for Two Guest Princesses at Shrek
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Every young performer dreams of starring on Broadway. For Hannah Beatt of Sarasota, Florida, and Laura Laureano of Ronkonkoma, New York, the dream came true when they won the “Not Your Ordinary Princess” contest on Nick.com. The prize? Playing Young Fiona and Teen Fiona opposite Sutton Foster at the Broadway Theatre! Broadway.com tagged along with the girls on ...

Shrek Star Brian d'Arcy James Revels in Sardi's Honor

Shrek Star Brian d'Arcy James Revels in Sardi's Honor

We have often talked about having a special section here on Broadway.com called “It’s about time.” If we were to have such a section, this Photo Op of Shrek star Brian d’Arcy James receiving one of the stage world’s most coveted honors would surely make the cut. The Broadway fave received a caricature at famed Theater ...

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Christopher Sieber on Shrek, Being Bad and Sharing the Olsens

Christopher Sieber on Shrek, Being Bad and Sharing the Olsens

Christopher Sieber is the kind of Broadway star that deserves a round of applause—and not just because he spends his entire time in Shrek the Musical performing on his knees. No, we loved Sieber way before he came up to Sutton Foster's waist as little Lord Farquaad, the villain-you-love-to-hate in the hit family musical. Actually, Sieber's been ...

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A New Ogre for Shrek's Swamp

A New Ogre for Shrek's Swamp
Date
Nov 10, 2009
Where
Broadway Theatre
Show
Shrek the Musical | Buy Tickets

Ben Crawford begins performances as the lovable swamp-dwelling title character in Broadway's Shrek the Musical.

Crawford made his Broadway debut in the revival of Les Misérables, where he understudied the roles of both Javert and Jean Valjean. His other stage credits include Oliver! at the MUNY, Oklahoma! at TOTS, Carousel, White Christmas, Guys and Dolls and Assassins.

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Robb Sapp Joins Shrek the Musical Beginning August 18

Robb Sapp Joins Shrek the Musical Beginning August 18

Robb Sapp will join the cast of Broadway’s Shrek the Musical on August 18, taking over the role of rabble-rouser Pinocchio. Sapp temporarily replaces Tony Award nominee John Tartaglia, who is scheduled to return to the production on December 15 following a leave of absence.

Sapp joins a cast that includes Tony Award nominee Brian d'Arcy James as ...

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Ben Crawford to Replace Brian d'Arcy James in Shrek the Musical

Ben Crawford to Replace Brian d'Arcy James in Shrek the Musical

Ben Crawford, the current standby for Tony-nominated star Brian d’Arcy James, will take over the title role in Shrek the Musical on November 10 at the Broadway Theatre. James is departing the musical on November 8 to star in Manhattan Theatre Company production of Time Stands Still.

Crawford made his Broadway debut in the revival of Les Misérables ...

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Daniel Breaker on Fatherhood, Donkey-hood (in Shrek) and His Strange New Movie

Daniel Breaker on Fatherhood, Donkey-hood (in Shrek) and His Strange New Movie

Like any actor in a big bright beautiful Broadway production, Daniel Breaker is happy to talk about his show, Shrek the Musical, in which he plays the pesky, parfait-loving Donkey: “It’s an intimate two- and three-person journey and a big expansive fairytale. I don’t know any other show that goes back and forth between those worlds.” He compliments ...

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In a Meeting of Legends, Angela Lansbury Visits Shrek the Musical

In a Meeting of Legends, Angela Lansbury Visits Shrek the Musical
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A legendary character meets a theatrical legend: Yes, we’re talking about loveable ogre Shrek and five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury. Fresh from her award-winning run in Blithe Spirit, the divine Ms. L decided to go out on the town and catch Shrek the Musical. After the July 21 performance, Lansbury trotted backstage at the Broadway Theatre to greet the ...

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