Shrek The Musical tour cast announced

Date Posted: 17/02/2014

The first UK and Ireland tour of Shrek The Musical has announced details of its cast.

Coming direct from the West End, the production will see Dean Chisnall reprise his role as Shrek and introduce Faye Brookes as Princess Fiona, Idriss Kargbo as Donkey and Gerard Carey as Lord Farquaad.

They will be joined by a full company of fairy-tale characters including Nikki Bentley, Jennifer Caldwell and Candace Furbert.

Nigel Harman, who won the 2012 Olivier Award for his role as Lord Farquaad in the West End production, is making his directorial debut with the Shrek The Musical tour.

The tour opens at the Grand Theatre in Leeds on 23rd July. The show will visit theatres across the UK and Ireland, including:

•    Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol: 19th August to 7th September
•    Theatre Royal, Nottingham:  10th to 28th September
•    Grand Opera House, Belfast: 8th to 19th October
•    Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin: 21st October to 9th November
•    New Theatre, Oxford: 12th to 23rd November
•    Palace Theatre, Manchester: 2nd December to 11th January 2015
•    His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen: 21st January to 8th February 2015

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