Shrek the Musical


Written by Based on the Dreamworks animation motion picture and the book by William Steig
Dates November 1, 2, 3 and 7, 8, 9, 2013
Location Medicine Hat Esplanade
Director Pamela Chisholm
Musical Director June Reid
Vocal Coaches Patricia Swan & Linda Arthur
Choreographers Bob Gehring & Kelly Hasset
Production Manager Carol Cranston

Firehall Theatre’s production of “Shrek, the Musical” is based on the Oscar-winning Dreamworks film, and brings our favourite swamp-living green ogre to the stage. In a faraway kingdom, an ogre, rather than a handsome prince, reluctantly sets out to rescue a feisty ‘princess’ from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon. Along with a chatterbox donkey, a spunky cookie, a short prince with a short temper, and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, the whole adventure turns into a romantic, twisted fairy tale full of laughs for all ages.


Cast

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richard grafton lord farquaad hannah myers fiona mark semrau shrek 3 bears alex watz alice in wonderland angela schlenkey sugar plum ashley howes ugly duckling bearded knights carolyn freeman mama ogre dragon edits 2 4x6 dragon puppeteers emma coley white rabbit father and daughter 2 father and daughter fiona full frank wylie pig geoff coley papa ogre gingerbread guards hunter semrau pinnochio janlyn hoffman teen fiona elf jennifer davies queen lillian jennifer drummond henchman villager juli schultz villager henchman katie hood wicked witch leanne hoffman mama bear libby chunyk red riding hood lord Farquat - bath costume lucas semrau baby bear nic dieterle thelonius piggies rae wahl fairy godmother rhondi korven dragon rhondi korven queen of hearts rob hochheimer pig sabrina bates tinkerbell sabrina bates young fiona schae lloyd peter pan shrek family stephen myers donkey stewart kennedy king harold taylor huber young shrek twiddles tyler johnson -pied piper tyler johnson pig village sisters wally garrioch papa bear wench


Crew

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dressers 1 dressers 2 fly crew 1 fly crew 2 hair crew lighting crew make-up crew props crew stage left stage right crew


Production Photos

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Shrek 1 Scene 1 - Fetch a princess Scene 1 - Here in Duloc Scene 2 I Know it's  Today Scene 3 - Travel Song 2 Scene 3 - Travel Song Scene 4 - Forever Scene 5 - This is how I dream Scene 5 - This is how I dream 2 Scene 6 - Who I'd be Scene 7 - Morning person Scene 8 - I think I got you beat Scene 8 - I think I got you Beat 2 Scene 9 - Ballard of Fraquhar Scene 9 - Ballard of Fraquhar 2 Scene 10 - Make a move Scene 10 - Make a move 2 Scene 11 - When words fail Scene 11 - When words fail 2 Scene 12 - Morning person reprise 2 Scene 12 - Morning person reprise Scene 13 - Build a wall Scene 14 - Freak Flag Scene 14 - Freak Flag 2 Scene 15 - Big Bright Beautiful World Scene 15 - Big Bright Beautiful World 2 Scene 16 - Beautiful ain't always pretty Scene 16 - Beautiful ain't always pretty 2 Scene 16 - Beautiful ain't always pretty 3 Scene 17 - This is out story Scene 17 - This is out story 2 Scene 17 - This is out story 3 Scene 17 - This is out story 4 Scene 17 - This is out story 5 Scene 17 - This is out story 6 Scene 17 - This is out story 7 shrek (2) shrek (3) shrek (4) shrek (5) Shrek (6) shrek (7) shrek (8) shrek (9) shrek (10) shrek (11) shrek (12) Shrek (13) shrek (14) Shrek shrek (15) Shrek (16) Shrek (17) Shrek (18) Shrek (19) Shrek (20) Shrek (21)


Parade

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Hunter Semrau, Mark Semerau, Hanna Meyers, Steven Meyers Parade Float Parade Float - 1st Place The Highway Tractor Mark Semerau, Hunter Semrau Shrek Supports Hunter Semrau, Mark Semerau, Hanna Meyers, Steven Meyers


Dragon and Armour Construction

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Acknowledgements

The Board of Directors of Medicine Hat Firehall Theatre Society gratefully acknowledges the support of local merchants and the many individuals whom contributed in any way to the success of this production. These efforts are most sincerely appreciated. Any omissions from the following list are genuinely regretted and the contribution no less appreciated.

The Home Depot
Lambert Trucking
Joan Kennedy - Photographer
Stuart Kennedy - Dragon and Armour Design & construction
Theresa Weerdenburg - Costume Creator and designer
Chris Brown with the Medicine Hat News
Rock 105
The Medicine Hat Shopper
Hat Cable 1