TuHS’s ‘Shrek The Musical’ Puts a Twist on the Popular Fairy Tale

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 2:08 pm

Shrek the musical

BY STAN CARLBERG

We all know the story of the lovable, big green ogre who, along with his chatty donkey friend, rescues Princess Fiona to break her spell with true love’s kiss. But if you’re interested in seeing a fresh musical twist to this hilarious fairy tale, don’t miss Tualatin High School’s live production of “Shrek The Musical,” Jan. 20 through Jan. 29.

All performances will be held at the Tualatin High School Auditorium, located at 22300 S.W. Boones Ferry Rd. Tickets are $10 each.

The live production includes 52 student cast members, with supporting musical arrangements by more than 40 students in the orchestra pit.

This year’s production is directed by Dan Murphy from the Broadway Rose Theatre Co. with musical direction by TuHS choir teacher, Kim Kroeger. This is Murphy’s 15th show at Tualatin High School.

The support of our wonderful community is what allows us to continue year after year. Please come see this enchanting musical and you will definitely be impressed by the talents of these hard-working young performers.

“Shrek The Musical” opens Friday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday performances over the two-weekend run begin at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees starting at 2 p.m. The Sunday, Jan. 29 matinee will be the closing performance.

Tickets are available at the door and online at webstore.ttsd.k12.or.us/lite/.

Elijah Shumway

Elijah Shumway (who plays Shrek) and Mason Siebers (Donkey)

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