SHREK THE MUSICAL, the lavish multi-million dollar musical, starring Ben Mingay as Shrek, Lucy Durack as Princess Fiona, Todd McKenney* as Lord Farquaad and a special guest appearance by Marcia Hines as the Dragon for the Sydney season, will play from 1 January - 9 February 2020.

SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favourite ogre to life on the stage.

Join Shrek, our unlikely hero, and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from her tower, guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon. Add the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got an irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance, guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages!

Featuring a terrific score of 19 songs, big laughs, great dancing and breathtaking scenery, it’s no wonder The New York Times called it ‘True Happiness’ and The Daily Mirror said it’s ‘the most fun you’ll ever have’.

SHREK THE MUSICAL, part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone.

  • Age Recommendation: Suitable for ages 6+
  • Duration: Approximately 2 hours & 30 minutes, including interval.
  • Group Bookings: Discounts for bookings of 12+ via Ticketmaster Groups, (02) 8240 2290.
  • Audio Described Performance: Occurring on Saturday 18 January at 2pm. This is a service for people who are blind or have low vision. A small discrete receiver is provided by Vision Australia prior to the performance, which transmits live descriptions of key scenic, costume and lighting elements as well as pivotal action, cast entrances and exits throughout the performance. Bookings can be made via Ticketmaster Group Bookings by calling 1300 889 278 or emailing groups@ticketmaster.com.au. Ensure you mention ‘Audio Description’ to reserve your receiver.
  • Auslan Interpreted Performance: Sat 8 Feb at 2pm. Book online here
  • Authorised Seller: Only purchase your tickets via Ticketmaster (Australia) using the BUY TICKETS button on this page. Tickets purchased from a third party may be fraudulent or have a high mark-up. If you have any questions, email us.
  • The Producers of SHREK The Musical cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and leave arrangements.

*Please note Todd McKenney will not be appearing in Shrek on Sunday 12 January at 6pm, Thursday 16 January at 7.30pm, Sunday 26 January at 6pm and Thursday 30 January at 7.30pm.

Wed 01 Jan 2020 07:30 PM
Thu 02 Jan 2020 01:00 PM | 07:30 PM
Fri 03 Jan 2020 07:30 PM
Sat 04 Jan 2020 02:00 PM | 07:30 PM
Sun 05 Jan 2020 01:00 PM | 06:00 PM
Wed 08 Jan 2020 01:00 PM | 07:30 PM
Thu 09 Jan 2020 01:00 PM | 07:30 PM

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Reviews

  • "FAR FAR AND AWAY ‘THE MOST FUN YOU’LL EVER HAVE!"

    Daily Mirror, UK

  • "DELICIOUSLY FUNNY. SPECTACULAR"

    Daily Telegraph, UK

  • "SLICK, INVENTIVE, COLOURFUL"

    BIRMINGHAM MAIL

  • "GLORIOUS. HYSTERICALLY FUNNY"

    THE INDEPENDENT

  • "A BIG, BRILLIANT HIT SHOW. TREMENDOUS"

    DAILY EXPRESS, UK

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