Shrek The Musical tour opens in Leeds next summer

Date Posted: 30/09/2013

Further to its West End run at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Shrek The Musical embarks on a UK tour from July 2014, directed by original London cast member Nigel Harman.

Nigel Harman starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End production of Shrek; a performance which saw him win the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical.

Originally directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford, Shrek The Musical is based on the story and characters from William Steig’s book Shrek! And the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animations feature film.

Shrek The Musical will open at the Grand Theatre in Leeds on 23rd July, touring UK theatres until June 2015 with further dates to be announced.

Shrek The Musical tour dates

Bristol Hippodrome: 19th August - 7th September
Nottingham Theatre Royal: 10th September - 28th September
New Theatre Oxford: 12th November - 16th November
Palace Theatre, Manchester: 2nd December - 11th January 2015
Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury: 11th February - 1st March 2015
Newcastle Theatre Royal: 11th March - 29th March 2015
Sheffield Lyceum Theatre: 27th May - 7th June 2015

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Pictured: Original London cast of Shrek The Musical.

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