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EAHS To Present Tony Award-winning musical Shrek March 12th, 13th & 14th

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February 13, 2020- Elizabethtown Area High School is proud to present its spring musical, Shrek The Musical, on Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m., Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 14 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. to be performed on stage at the Elizabethtown Area High School Auditorium, 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears. Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek... And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand... and his name is Shrek. Shrek presents a treasure trove of creative opportunities, including costumes, sets, puppets (there is a fire-breathing dragon after all) and more! Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.

Leading the cast of 40 are seniors Jake Sevcik as Shrek, Claire Fritz as Fiona, Adam Evans as Donkey, Carter Rutkowski as Lord Farquaad, Mac Smith as Dragon, and sophomore Keli Georges as Pinocchio. A stage and tech crew of 25 students is led by stage managers Abigail Franz and Lara Hummer and Tech Managers Tyler Faulkner and Jared Alvarez. A pit orchestra of 27 is under the direction of Mrs. Corinne Kern.

Advance tickets may be purchased online at https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/37165 or at the box office one hour before each performance at the box office. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens, and $10 for adults.

SHREK
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig
Original Production Directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford

Directed by Christy Blaisdell and Jen Rutkowski
Musical direction by Rich Winey
Pit direction by Corinne Kern