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Virginia Theatre
203 West Park Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820

Box Office Hours:
Weekdays, 10am – 5:30pm and two hours before every show.

Phone: 217.356.9063

Email: virginia@champaignparks.org

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CUTC presents SHREK: THE MUSICAL

CUTC presents SHREK: THE MUSICAL

RESERVED SEATING TICKETS:
 
$19.50 Adult / $14.50 Student / $14.50 Senior (55 and up) / $9.50 Children (12 and under) / FREE for Children 2 & Under (please contact the box office for a complimentary ticket)

Plus a per-ticket processing fee of $2

THU, AUG 4 - SUN, AUG 7, 2022

Everyone's favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film!
The Champaign Park District presents a CUTC & J. Barry Howell production of SHREK: THE MUSICAL

Directed by Whitney Havice

Music Direction by Liz Martin and Kevin Zhou

Choreography by Aliah Teclaw and Maggie Kinnamon

STARRING:

Shrek | Casey Long
Fiona | Andrea Williams
Donkey | Jamel Jones
Lord Farquaad | Andrew Simek
Dragon | Kaila Simpson


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: The Musical 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!

Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek: The Musical proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.

For more, visit cutheatreco.org or thevirginia.org

A VT SERIES EVENT


SHREK: THE MUSICAL
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

Original Production Directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford

"I'm a Believer" (Neil Diamond) (c) 1966 Stonebridge Music, Foray Music.

All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (SESAC), on behalf of Stonebridge Music, and by Foray Music (SESAC).  All rights reserved.  Used by permission.


Shrek The Musical Theatre for Young Audiences Version premiered at The Coterie, Kansas City, MO; Jeff Church Producing Artistic Director, Anthony Edwards Music Director.

Shrek The Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.





FACE MASKS OPTIONAL
In accordance with guidance from Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health, beginning February 28, 2022, the wearing of face masks is considered optional in Champaign Park District facilities, including the Virginia Theatre.

Patrons are still welcome to wear a face mask while at the Virginia, and the theatre will continue to provide complimentary masks to those who wish to wear them.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Champaign Park District has implemented the following mitigation practices at the Virginia Theatre in accordance with guidelines set by federal, state, and local public health authorities:

• Additional cleaning and disinfecting, with a focus on touch surfaces, door knobs and push plates, railings, auditorium seating, restroom facilities, and countertops.

• Touchless hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the Theatre’s lobbies and work spaces for use by patrons, volunteers, staff, and production personnel.
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