A Production by The Angles Theatre

Shrek The Musical

Tue 19th Oct 2021 - Sat 23rd Oct 2021

Running time

Approx. 2 hours 15 mins

Genre

Musical


SYNOPSIS


Join us on an exciting adventure at The Angles Theatre as the RATz Theatre Company present 'Shrek The Musical'.

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.


ABOUT THE SHOW

This show runs for approximately 2 hours 15 mins, plus a 20-minute interval.

PLEASE NOTE this production may contain flashing lights and visual effects throughout.


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CAST

Josh Shippey
Josh Shippey

Shrek

Josh has been performing since the age of 6 and first performed at at the Angles Theatre when he played the role of Bugsy in Bugsy Malone, aged 11. He is grateful to have had the opportunity to play many roles throughout this time here. A few of his favourites include Nicky/Trekkie Monster in Avenue Q, Lonny in Rock of Ages and Moritz in Spring Awakening.

Having met his wife at the theatre, Josh is looking forward to this being the first show his children (Daisy and Charlie) can come and watch him in. “I hope you enjoy the show! If you don’t, you’re going the right way for a smacked bottom, you are!!”


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Laura-Jayne Cook
Laura-Jayne Cook

Princess Fiona

Laura-Jayne has been dancing and performing since the age of 3, going on to train in dance and musical theatre, and now owns and teaches at her own dance school - LJ’s Dance Academy. Laura-Jayne has been in many productions over the years, her highlights to name but a few have been Nancy in Oliver!, Kate Monster in Avenue Q and Deloris in Sister Act.

“It has been wonderful to get back on stage again, I can’t wait for Arya to come and watch mummy in her favourite show.”


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Liam Nixon
Liam Nixon

Donkey

Liam has been performing at the Angles Theatre since he was eleven with his first production being a summer workshop - Return to the Forbidden Planet. He went on to study a dance degree at DeMontfort University and has also helped choreograph some summer workshops himself. Liam’s show highlights have been Spring Awakening and Miss Saigon.

“Thank you to Kevin for believing in me, and to my parents for giving up so much time shipping me back forth to the theatre over the years!”


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Billy Garner
Billy Garner

Lord Farquaad

Billy has been performing since the age of 8! After studying Performing Arts at DeMontfort University, he went on to teach Drama in the USA for 5 years. His favourite roles have been Princeton in Avenue Q, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors and being part of Spring Awakening at the Angles Theatre.

“This will definitely be a role that sticks with me for ever, because it’s such a fun and ridiculous show...and also because of the inevitable ongoing knee problems!”


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Emma Small
Emma Small

Dragon

Emma has been performing from the age of 5, and has been involved in theatre and music ever since. She has often supported productions at the Angles Theatre (and further afield) as Musical Director and Choreographer…and lots more! Some of her favourites roles have included the Witch in Into The Woods, Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, and Martha in Spring Awakening.

“I hope my daughter enjoys watching her first show and I can’t wait to see her all dressed up in her mini-dragon costume.”


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Natalia Beare
Natalia Beare

Pinnocchio

Natalia has been performing in shows for over 20 years, and Pinocchio is now one of her proudest parts, and one she is very excited to play. Having been dancing from the age of 3 and peforming on stage since she was 7, the theatre has always been a massive part of her life, and something she always shared with her dad.

“I’d like to dedicate my first performance back on stage, after a break, to my dad - Emlyn Moment. Hope you enjoy the show!”


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Lisa Arbon
Lisa Arbon

Gingy / Sugar Plum Fairy

Lisa has been taking part in musical theatre productions for 26 years. She trained at The College of West Anglia before moving on to BodyWork Company Dance Studios. Lisa performs regularly with her ska and reggae band and has two children. Her favourite show was Spring Awakening, which was at this very theatre.

“I’m really excited to play Gingy in this show, it’s been the best fun working with this cast, and I can’t wait for opening night!”


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Ellia Fradley
Ellia Fradley

Teen Fiona

Ellie joined the Watlington School of Dance at the age of 4, and went on to be a part of the young Watlington Players. She plays the piano, clarinet, guitar and ukuele, and is currently a dance teacher in Thetford. Previous shows include: ‘How To Succeed In Business’, ‘Grease’, ‘Joseph’, ‘Godspell’, ‘South Pacific’, ‘Music Man’, ‘Oh What a Lovely War’ and various Pantos.

“I’m loving every minute, thank you to the cast and crew for this amazing experience.”


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Danielle Shippey
Danielle Shippey

Young Fiona

Danielle has been performing since she started ballet at the age of 4. She regularly choreographs for shows and has recently started teaching with Ratzcool Musical Theatre and Drama School. Her favourite roles have included Eliza in My Fair Lady, Jiminy Cricket in Pinocchio and being part of Rock of Ages at the Angles Theatre.

“I hope my two kiddos - Daisy and Charlie enjoy watching mum and dad perform on stage for the first time! Enjoy the show.”


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