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Shrek musical (2008)

Music for this theatrical was written by J. Tesori, script & lyrics belong to D. Lindsay-Abaire. The basis of the musical is the same-named animation movie of 2001 from DreamWorks company & book by W. Steig, published in 1990. The play tells the story of an ogre who agrees to rescue the princess, to receive his cute marsh back. All events are accompanied by a high-quality well-developed sense of humor & music. In 2013 was published record on DVD & Blu-Ray. Currently it is available for digital download.

Preliminaries began in the penultimate month of 2008. On Broadway, they started in Dec. 2008. The venue was The Broadway Theatre, located in NYC. The cast was: C. Sieber, B. d'Arcy James, S. Foster, D. Breaker (Donkey) & H. Burton (Dragon). Production was in run for more than a year & was closed in January 2010. During this period, the audience saw almost 4509 performances & 37 preliminaries.

In 2009, the histrionics managed to get 12 nominations for Drama Desk, 8 nom. for Tony & even 1 nom. for the Grammy. Ultimately, this project has received 4 awards, especially for design & costumers. Despite favorable feedback of spectators, the play could not overcome production investments, amounting to 25 million dollars. The New York Times noted that the musical was perfect on DVD, but its demonstration on the stage did not cause much enthusiasm.
Release date: 2008
Last Update:July, 13th 2016

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