Shrek the Musical Jr. presented by Majestic Theatre

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Left to Right: Brooke O’Neill of Bedford as Princess Fiona, Sawyer Broderick of Hooksett as Donkey and Theo Boyd of Danville as Shrek. Photo/A. Robert Dionne

MANCHESTER, NH – Majestic’s Shrek The Musical Jr. stars children and teens of The Majestic Academy of Dramatic Arts under the Direction of A. Robert Dionne, with assistance by Morgan Blais and Macy Broderick.

About the show:

Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical.  It’s a “big bright beautiful world,” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.

Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek. One day, Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits who have been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wisecracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task – if he rescues feisty princess Fiona, his swamp will be righted. Shrek tries to win Fiona’s love and vanquish Lord Farquaad, but a fairytale wouldn’t be complete without a few twists and turns along the way.

Shrek The Musical Jr. will be staged Friday and Saturday, March 16 & 17, at 7 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday, March 17 and 18 at 2 p.m. Performances will be held at The Derry Opera House located at 29 West Broadway, Derry, NH. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors 65 and above, and $10 for youth 17 and under.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting or calling the box office at 669-7469, online at www.majestictheatre.net or at the door prior to the performance. The Majestic is a non-profit NH community arts organization. Visit www.majestictheatre.net for more information.