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Shrek the Musical

19 Jul 2024 - 31 Aug 2024
2 hr 20 min with interval
Strictly for 3+
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Why Watch Shrek the Musical?

  • Watch Shrek, Donkey, and Princess Fiona live on stage in this hilarious musical adaptation of the beloved animated film at the Eventim Apollo Theatre.
  • After garnering multiple Tony and Olivier nominations, Shrek returns to London, all backed by a live band.
  • The incredible cast is led by theatre legend Antony Lawrence as Shrek and Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton as Princess Fiona.
  • Are you ready to go on a quest with Shrek and his loyal sidekick Donkey to conquer a fearsome dragon and save Princess Fiona? Get your tickets today!

About Show

Show Details

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Age Suitability


Prepare to journey to the land of Far Far Away with Shrek the Musical in London this summer. Based on the hit DreamWorks animated film, this musical brings the beloved characters of Shrek, Donkey, and Princess Fiona to the stage, complete with catchy tunes and ogre-sized fun. The musical premiered on Broadway in 2008, earning 8 Tony Award nominations, and later made waves in London with 4 Olivier Award nominations. Directed by Nick Winston and starring theatre legend Antony Lawrence and Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton, this award-winning musical is a must-see for all theatre enthusiasts, families, and Shrek fans. Book your tickets for Shrek the Musical in London now!

The Story

Shrek is on a quest to reclaim his swamp from the evil Lord Farquaad. Along the way, he's joined by a chatty Donkey with witty one-liners and a feisty Princess Fiona. Together, they navigate the challenges of a fairytale kingdom, filled with mischievous characters and unexpected adventures. Whether you're a fan of the film or new to the story, Shrek the Musical promises tons of laughter and monstrous energy!

Show Timings

  • Mon, Wed, Fri: 7:30 PM
  • Thu & Sat: 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM
  • Show timings may vary. Check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Antony Lawrence as Shrek, Joanne Clifton as Princess Fiona, James Gillan as Lord Farquaad, Brandon Lee Sears as Donkey
  • Book: William Steig
  • Book and Lyrics : David Lindsay-Abaire
  • Music: Jeanine Tesori
  • Direction: Nick Winston
  • Co-direction: Sam Holmes
  • Set & Costume Design: Philip Witcomb
  • Lighting Design: Ben Cracknel
  • Sound Design: Ben Harrison
  • Projection Design: Nina Dunn

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

Get ready for a musical feast with catchy tunes like 'I'm A Believer', 'Big Bright Beautiful World' and 'I Know It's Today'. These songs will have you humming all the way home.

  • This show is strictly for ages 3 and above.
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by and sat next to a ticketholder who is at least 18 years old.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Shrek the Musical voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Eventim Apollo

The Eventim Apollo, formerly known as the Hammersmith Apollo, is one of London's largest live entertainment venues. Designed in the Art Deco style by renowned theatre architect Robert Cromie, it has been a hub for many talented artists including Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones, and The Beatles.

Seating Capacity: 3341

Eventim Apollo Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 45 Queen Caroline St, London W6 9QH, United Kingdom

Tube: The nearest tube station is Hammersmith.

Bus: Buses plying to the area include 9, 10, 27, 33, 72, 190, 211, 220, 267, 283, 295, 391, 419, H91.

Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Toilets

Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Hearing Loop, Assistance Dogs Allowed, Wheelchair Spaces Available, Step-free Access, BSL Interpreters

Security: For your comfort and security, all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Eventim Apollo.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formal are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About Shrek the Musical Tickets

How much do the tickets for Shrek the Musical cost?

The cost of the tickets to Shrek the Musical starts from £24 and will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

What is the opening date for Shrek the Musical in London?

Shrek the Musical opens on 19th July 2024 at Eventim Apollo, London.

What age is Shrek the Musical appropriate for?

Shrek the Musical is strictly for children aged 3 and above. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Where is Shrek the Musical playing in London?

Shrek the Musical is playing at Eventim Apollo in London and opens on 19th July 2024.

How long does Shrek the Musical run for?

The running time of Shrek the Musical is 2 hours and 20 minutes with one intermission.

What is Shrek the Musical about?

Shrek the Musical is a musical adaptation of the popular DreamWorks' animated film. The story follows Shrek on a quest to reclaim his swamp alongside chatty Donkey and feisty Princess Fiona, with a host of catchy songs and delightful characters.

What are the popular songs in Shrek the Musical?

Shrek the Musical has a range of delightful songs to enthral audiences. Listen to top songs such as 'I'm A Believer', 'Big Bright Beautiful World' and 'I Know It's Today'. You can find the Shrek the Musical playlist here.

Who are the main stars of Shrek the Musical?

The main stars of Shrek the Musical are Antony Lawrence starring as Shrek, Joanne Clifton playing the role of Princess Fiona, James Gillan as Lord Farquaad and Brandon Lee Sears as Donkey.

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