PHOTO CALL: Shrek the Musical Plays Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre

News   PHOTO CALL: Shrek the Musical Plays Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre
The Broadway-bound Shrek the Musical currently plays Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre.

Brian d'Arcy James stars as the lovable green ogre in the new musical based on the William Steig book and the DreamWorks Animation film.

DreamWorks Theatricals co-produces with Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions Ltd. Jason Moore (Avenue Q) directs with choreography by Josh Prince.

Shrek plays the Seattle venue through Sept. 21 before landing at the Broadway Theatre Nov. 8. David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole) penned the lyrics and libretto; Jeanine Tesori (Caroline, or Change) composed the music.

James is joined in the cast by Chester Gregory II (as Donkey), John Tartaglia (Pinocchio), Sutton Foster (Princess Fiona), Christopher Sieber (Lord Farquaad) and Kecia Lewis-Evans (Dragon).

Here is a look at the production:

Brian d'Arcy James Sutton Foster
Christopher Sieber and "Gingy"
Christopher Sieber and cast
Three of a kind: Keaton Whittaker (Young Fiona), Sutton Foster (Princess Fiona) & Marissa O’Donnell (Teen Fiona)

All photos by Joan Marcus.

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