Shrek The Musical


19 September 2023

24 September 2023
New Theatre Oxford
24-26 George Street

19 September to 24 September

24-26 George Street
Oxford, OX1 2AG
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Shrek The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford
Shrek The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford

 About Shrek The Musical

The producers of Hairspray and Priscilla Queen of the Desert have joined forces with directors Sam Holmes & Nick Winston and designer Phillip Witcomb to reimagine this classic story for a new audience.

Featuring a host of loveable fairytale characters and memorable songs, including I’m a Believer, Shrek the Musical is a fun-filled night at the theatre that everyone will enjoy.

Join our unlikely hero, Shrek, and his noble steed, Donkey, as they embark on a big, bright musical adventure!

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film, the Broadway and West End smash hit Shrek the Musical is a fun-filled and hilarious musical comedy with a cast of vibrant characters and a ‘Shrek-tackular’ score.

Shrek The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford
Shrek The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford

Featuring the beloved Princess Fiona, the evil Lord Farquaad, a host of magical fairytale characters, and fabulous songs, including the smash hit I’m a BelieverShrek the Musical is a “musical extravaganza for big kids and little kids alike”.

Come join the adventure as Shrek and Donkey endeavour to complete their quest, finding unexpected friendships and surprising romance along the way.

A perfect night out for the young, and the young at heart, the award-winning Shrek the Musical is guaranteed fun for all ages and will have you laughing all the way home.

The Oscar®-winning DreamWorks animated film Shrek celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. Shrek the Musical was first performed on Broadway in 2008, receiving 8 Tony nominations and an award for “Best Costume and Set Design”. 

The original West End production was nominated for Best New Musical at the 2012 Olivier awards, and Nigel Harman received the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Lord Farquaad.

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the Book by William Steig

Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions.


From £13.00

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Ticketing information

Price: From £13.00
Tickets are subject to a transaction fee

Duration: This show has an interval.

Tuesday 19 September at 7.30pm
Wednesday 20 September at 7.30pm
Thursday 21 September at 2.30 and 7.30pm
Friday 22 September at 7.30pm
Saturday 23 September at 2.30 and 7.30pm
Sunday 24 September at 2.30 and 7.30pm

About New Theatre Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened.

The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.

On performance days, the Box Office opens at noon and closes 15 minutes after the show starts. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before the show begins and close 15 minutes after the show starts.

There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls Foyer, two further bars in the Circle Foyer and an additional one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks.

There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed, please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card members.

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