Firebird Theatre to present ‘Shrek: The Musical'

The cast of Firebird Theatre's "Shrek: The Musical" rehearses for the show. Photo courtesy of Firebird Theatre

Once upon a time, there was an animated film about a lovable ogre named Shrek and a beautiful princess named Fiona... And now, that story comes to life on the stage in “Shrek: The Musical!”

Looking for something fun to do with friends or family this summer? See a live musical production, right here in Phoenixville. The Firebird Theatre is proud to present its live Broadway musical summer show on July 25 and 26 at Phoenixville Area Middle School Auditorium on the campus of the middle and high school! Adults and children of all ages will enjoy this show backed by a live orchestra.

The Friday, July 25 show is at 7 p.m., while the Saturday shows are a matinee at 1 p.m. and an evening performance at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through Firebird Theatre’s website at www.firebirdtheatre.net.

Follow Shrek, Donkey, Fiona and Lord Farquaad through this funny and touching story, and get to know some of the fairy tale creatures along the way. The musical captures not only the wonderful story of Shrek you’ve already seen on-screen, but through catchy music and clever lyrics and a rich, hilarious cast, it also carries a powerful and important message — be proud to be yourself, and celebrate what makes you unique. Come and experience all the fairytale fun!

Starring Andrew Vitovitch as Shrek, Kaitlin Cavallo as Princess Fiona, Alyssa Briddes as Ogress Fiona, Nick Capriotti as Donkey, with Jack Stillwell as Lord Farquaad and Lauren Dougherty as Dragon, plus a talented ensemble.

“Shrek: The Musical” is directed by Tracy Evans, with Chris Buck (Stage Manager/Assistant Director), Brian Horoho and Sarah Fralich (Musical Direction), Lew Osterhoudt (Technical Director), Gail Oldfield (Choreography), Janet Hoehl and Martha Gross (Producers), Sophie Withers (Costume Designer), and Diana Kelly (Set Designer).

The Phoenixville Area Middle School auditorium is located at 1330 Main Street in Phoenixville. It is air-conditioned and fully handicapped accessible. Parking is free in the school parking lot.