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Shrek the Musical

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Shrek the Musical, Broadway Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Theater
Broadway Theatre

1681 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Duration
2hrs, 30mins
1 Intermission
Important Dates
Preview
Nov 08, 2008
Opening
Dec 14, 2008
Closing
Jan 03, 2010
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OverviewStory

Story

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?