MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 14, 2008
Closing Date
Jan 03, 2010
1st Preview
Nov 08, 2008
1st Preview
Nov 08, 2008
Previews
37
Performances
441
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Dec 14, 2008 - Jan 03, 2010)

Description
Musical Comedy in Two Acts

Based on the motion picture by DreamWorks Animation; Based on the book 'Shrek!' by William Steig; Book by David Lindsay-Abaire; Music by Jeanine Tesori; Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire; Musical Director: Tim Weil; Music orchestrated by Danny Troob; Associate Orchestrator: John Clancy; Dance arrangements by Matthew Sklar; Vocal arrangements by Jeanine Tesori and Tim Weil; Incidental Music Arranger: Tim Weil
Directed by Jason Moore; Choreographed by Josh Prince; Associate Director: Peter Lawrence; Associate Choreographer: Sloan Just; Assistant Director: Stephen Sposito
Scenic Design by Tim Hatley; Costume Design by Tim Hatley; Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Hair and Wig Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Naomi Donne; Puppet Design by Tim Hatley; Associate Scenic Design: Paul Weimer; Associate Costume Design: Jack Galloway; U.S. Associate Costume Design: Tracy Christensen and Brian J. Bustos; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Associate Sound Design: Keith Caggiano; Associate Hair and Wig Design: Susan Corrado; Associate Make-Up Design: Angela Johnson; Assistant Scenic Design: Derek Stenborg and Zhanna Gervich; Assistant Costume Design: Jessica Wegener and Sarah Laux; Assistant Lighting Design: Anthony Pearson; Moving Light Programmer: Sharon Huizinga; Dragon and Travel Song puppets by Rick Lazzarini and The Character Shop
General Manager: Stuart Thompson Productions and James Triner; Company Manager: Roeya Banuazizi; Assistant Co. Mgr: Scott Armstrong; General Management Associate: Caroline Prugh
Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Rachel Wolff; Assistant Stage Mgr: Chad Lewis
Conducted by Tim Weil; Associate Conductor: Jason DeBord; Concert Master: Antoine Silverman; Violin: Jonathan Dinklage, Entcho Todorov and Sean Carney; Cello: Jeanne LeBlanc and Anja Wood; Acoustic Bass: Bill Ellison; Flute: Anders Bostrom; Reeds: Charles Pillow, Jack Bashkow and Ronald Jannelli; Trumpet: Anthony Kadleck and Bud Burridge; Trombone: Bruce Eidem and Morris Kainuma; French Horn: Adam Krauthamer; Keyboards: John Deley and Jason DeBord; Guitar: Kenny Brescia and Bobby Baxmeyer; Electric Bass: Luico Hopper; Drums: Warren Odze; Percussion: Shane Shanahan; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Electronic Music Design: Andrew Barrett; Music Copier: Kaye-Houston Music
Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown and Heath Schwartz; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Illusions Consultant: Marshall Magoon; Dance Captain: Justin Greer; Press Associate: Christine Olver; Director of Marketing: Clint Bond, Jr.
Princess Fiona
Shrek
Nov 08, 2008 - Nov 08, 2009
Lord Farquaad
Pinocchio
Nov 08, 2008 - Aug 16, 2009
 
Magic Mirror
Nov 08, 2008 - Aug 16, 2009
 
Dragon Puppeteer
Nov 08, 2008 - Aug 16, 2009
Ensemble
Sugar Plum Fairy
 
Gingy
Shoemaker's Elf
 
Duloc Performer
 
Blind Mouse
Sticks
 
Bishop
Bricks
Ugly Duckling
 
Blind Mouse
Mamma Bear
Leah Greenhaus
certain performances only
Young Fiona
Baby Bear
 
Blind Mouse
King Herold
 
Big Bad Wolf
 
Captain of the Guard
Fairy Godmother
 
Magic Mirror Assistant
 
Bluebird
Ensemble
Papa Ogre
 
Straw
Teen Fiona
Peter Pan
Rachel Resheff
certain performances only
Young Fiona
Gnome
 
Pied Piper
Young Shrek
 
Dwarf
White Rabbit
Queen Lillian
 
Wicked Witch
 
Magic Mirror Assistant
Mama Ogre
 
Humpty Dumpty
Barker
 
Papa Bear
 
Thelonius
Standby: Ben Crawford (Shrek)
Understudies: Haven Burton (Princess Fiona, Teen Fiona), Bobby Daye (Donkey), Ryan Duncan (Donkey), Sarah Jane Everman (Princess Fiona, Teen Fiona), Leah Greenhaus (Young Shrek), Chris Hoch (Lord Farquaad), Jacob Ming-Trent (Shrek), Denny Paschall (Pinocchio), Rachel Resheff (Young Shrek), Greg Reuter (Lord Farquaad) and Noah Rivera (Pinocchio)

Broadway Theatre (Dec 14, 2008 - Jan 03, 2010)

Associate Director: Evan Ensign
Production Stage Manager: Beverly Jenkins; Assistant Stage Mgr: Stacey Zaloga (Dec 15, 2008 - ?)
Conducted by Eric Stern; Trombone: Michael Christianson

Cast

Shrek
Nov 10, 2009 - Jan 03, 2010
Robb Sapp
during John Tartaglia's leave of absence
Pinocchio
Aug 18, 2009 - Dec 13, 2009
 
Magic Mirror
Aug 18, 2009 - Dec 13, 2009
 
Dragon Puppeteer
Aug 18, 2009 - Dec 13, 2009
Pinocchio
Dec 15, 2009 - Jan 03, 2010
 
Magic Mirror
Dec 15, 2009 - Jan 03, 2010
 
Dragon Puppeteer
Dec 15, 2009 - Jan 03, 2010
Young Fiona
Alternate
 
Young Shrek
Alternate
Young Fiona
Alternate
 
Young Shrek
Alternate
Ensemble
Fairy Godmother
 
Bluebird
White Rabbit
Papa Ogre
 
Straw
 
Pied Piper
Mamma Bear
Shoemaker's Elf
 
Blind Mouse
Swing: Ryan Worsing
Understudies: Ben Crawford (Pinocchio), Brian Gonzales (Shrek), Justin Greer (Pinocchio), Eric Petersen (Shrek), David F.M. Vaughn (Lord Farquaad) and Kirsten Wyatt (Teen Fiona)
music by Jeanine Tesori; lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Act 1
Big Bright Beautiful World
Story of My Life
The Goodbye Song
Don't Let Me Go
I Know It's Today
What's Up, Duloc?
Travel Song
Donkey Pot Pie
This Is How a Dream Comes True
Who I'd Be
Act 2
Sung By
Morning Person
I Think I Got You Beat
The Ballad of Farquaad
Make a Move
When Words Fail
Morning Person (Reprise)
Build a Wall
Freak Flag
Big Bright Beautiful World (Reprise)
This Is Our Story (Song added after opening night)

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

2009 Nominee
Produced by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions
 

Best Book of a Musical

2009 Nominee
Book by David Lindsay-Abaire
 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2009 Nominee
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2009 Nominee
Brian d'Arcy James
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2009 Nominee
Sutton Foster
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2009 Nominee
Christopher Sieber
 

Best Orchestrations

2009 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Danny Troob and John Clancy

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2009 Winner
Costume Design by Tim Hatley

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Musical

2009 Nominee
Produced by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2009 Nominee
Book by David Lindsay-Abaire

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2009 Winner
Brian d'Arcy James
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2009 Nominee
Daniel Breaker
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2009 Nominee
Sutton Foster
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2009 Nominee
Christopher Sieber
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2009 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Danny Troob
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2009 Nominee
Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
 

Outstanding Music

2009 Nominee
Music by Jeanine Tesori

Outstanding Costume Design

2009 Winner
Costume Design by Tim Hatley

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2009 Winner
Scenic Design by Tim Hatley
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2009 Nominee
Directed by Jason Moore
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