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Shrek The Musical

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Sunderland Empire
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Tue 6 Feb - Sat 10 Feb 2024
  Tickets available from £13.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.80
Musical
This show has an interval
The producers of Hairspray and Priscilla Queen of the Desert have joined forces with directors Sam Holmes and Nick Winston, and designer Phillip Witcomb, to reimagine this classic story for a new audience. Featuring a host of loveable fairytale characters and memorable songs, including I'm a Believer, Shrek the Musical is a fun-filled night at the theatre that everyone will enjoy.
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Sunderland Empire

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Tue 6 Feb - Sat 10 Feb 2024
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
This show has an interval
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
For group bookings of 10 or more:

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

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Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film, the Broadway and West End smash hit Shrek the Musical is a fun filled and hilarious musical comedy with a cast of vibrant characters and a ‘shrek-tackular’ score.

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”.

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 laughing all the way home.

The Oscar®-winning DreamWorks animated film Shrek celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. Shrek the Musical was first performed on Broadway in 2008, receiving 8 Tony nominations, and the award for Best Costume and Set Design. The original West End production was nominated for Best New Musical at the 2012 Olivier awards, and Nigel Harman received the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Lord Farquaad.

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the Book by William Steig

Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions

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Sunderland Empire

High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
Sunderland
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times
The Sunderland Empire has 5 bars around the venue, at Foyer, Stalls and Dress Circle levels.
Make your visit to Sunderland Empire even more memorable, there are a range of exclusive experiences available to give you a personal theatre experience.
There is no cloakroom available at the Sunderland Empire.

Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Osward Stoll, the Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.

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Sunderland Empire

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Tue 6 Feb - Sat 10 Feb 2024
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
This show has an interval
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
For group bookings of 10 or more: