Emmie Newitt

Five reasons to see SHREK THE MUSICAL in London this summer

Have you started making plans for the summer? The whimsical stage adaptation of the beloved DreamWorks animated film heads to the London stage this summer and here’s why you need to add it to your list of things to see later this year.

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SHREK THE MUSICAL heads to the Eventim Apollo from 19 July on the tail end of its hugely successful UK tour. Offering one of the best family shows to see in London this summer, we dive into the five reasons why you shouldn’t miss out on the fun!

1. Nostalgia meets freshness

The musical brilliantly captures the essence of the original 2001 animated film while infusing it with new energy and excitement. Relive your favourite moments from the movie, from Shrek’s swampy abode to the chaotic kingdom of Far Far Away, all brought to life on stage with dazzling sets and costumes.

2. Toe-tapping tunes

Your little ones best get ready to groove along to an infectious soundtrack filled with catchy songs that will have you humming long after the curtain falls. With music and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori, SHREK THE MUSICAL’s score is as whimsical and entertaining as the story itself, featuring show stopping numbers like I’m A Believer and Freak Flag.

3. Hilarious Characters

Join Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and a host of fairytale misfits on their uproarious journey of self-discovery and acceptance. The talented cast brings these iconic characters to life with humour, heart, and plenty of laughs along the way. Whether you’re rooting for the orge with a heart of gold or chuckling at the antics of the Gingerbread Man, there’s never a dull moment in the land of Far Far Away,

4. Spectacular Visuals

Not only does the show contain energetic dance numbers, SHREK THE MUSICAL has spectacular visuals. Marvel at the larger than life puppets, elaborate costumes, and innovative stagecraft that transport you to a fairytale world unlike any other. With its colourful sets and dynamic choreography, every scene is a visual delight that will leave you spellbound.

5. Timeless Message

At the core of this musical is a heartwarming tale about embracing individuality, challenging stereotypes, and finding beauty in unexpected places. Through its quirky characters and clever storytelling, the musical reminds us that true love and acceptance come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re young or young at heart, the universal themes of friendship, courage, and acceptance will resonate long after the final curtain call.

So why wait? Grab your family and friends and embark on an unforgettable journey to the kingdom of Far Far Away with SHREK THE MUSICAL. With its enchanting story, unforgettable characters, and toe-tapping tunes, it’s an experience you won’t want to miss this summer!

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