Shrek The Musical adds 14 new dates to 2023 UK tour

Broadway and West End hit show Shrek the Musical has announced 14 new dates for its 2023 / 2024 UK & Ireland tour.

Opening at Theatre Royal Plymouth on 21 July 2023, the smash hit musical will tour through to April 2024 to a total of 31 venues. New venues announced today include Glasgow Kings, Edinburgh Playhouse, Coventry Belgrade, Sunderland Empire, Liverpool Empire, Southampton Mayflower, Milton Keynes Theatres, Hull New, Cheltenham Everyman, Nottingham Playhouse, Norwich Theatre Royal, Grand Opera House Belfast, The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham and The Millenium Forum, Derry.

The bright and beautiful fairy-tale world of Shrek will be reimagined by a new creative team for this major tour.

Sam Holmes (Club Tropicana the Musical) , who played Lord Farquaad in the previous UK tour, returns to the swamp to co-direct. He is joined by acclaimed director and choreographer Nick Winston (Bonnie and Clyde West End; (Beauty and the Beast UK tour (as associate director and choreographer). Set and costume design will is by Philip Witcomb, lighting by Ben Cracknel and sound by Ben Harrison.

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Tour dates for Shrek The Musical

The national press night will be Thursday 3 August 2023 at Opera House Manchester.

Previously announced: Plymouth Theatre Royal (21-29 July 2023); Opera House Manchester (1-12 August 2023); Bord Gais Energy Theatre (15-20 August 2023); Bristol Hippodrome (22-27 August 2023); The Cliffs Pavilion, Southend (29 Aug – 2 September 2023); The Sands Centre, Carlisle (5-10 September 2023); His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen (12-16 September 2023);Oxford New Theatre (19-24 September 2023); New Wimbledon Theatre (26-30 September 2023); Orchard Theatre, Dartford (2-7 October 2023); Royal & Derngate, Northampton (10-15 October 2023); The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford (24-28 October 2023); New Victoria Theatre, Woking (30 October – 4 November 2023); Eastbourne Congress Theatre (13 – 18 November 2023); Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff (20-25 November 2023); Grand Opera House York (27 Nov – 2 Dec 2023); and Blackpool Winter Gardens (12-30 December 2023).

New dates: Glasgow Kings Theatre (15-20 January 2024); Edinburgh Playhouse (22-27 January 2024); Coventry Belgrade (30 January – 4 February 2024); Sunderland Empire (6-10 February 2024); Liverpool Empire (12-17 February 2024); Southampton Mayflower (20-25 February 2024); Milton Keynes Theatres (27 February – 3 March 2024); Hull New Theatre (5-10 March 2024); Cheltenham Everyman (12-17 March 2024); Nottingham Theatre Royal (19-24 March 2024); Norwich Theatre Royal (26-30 March 2024); Grand Opera House Belfast (2-6 April 2024); The Alexandra, Birmingham (9-14 April 2024); and, Millenium Forum, Londonderry (16-21 April 2024).

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📷 Main photo: Shrek The Musical extends UK & Ireland tour through April 2024 - now set to visit 31 venues

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