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Shrek the Halls!


Shrek The Musical bursts on to the Actors Studio stage tonight and will run until December 22.

It's big, it's green and it's taking "ogre" Kelowna! Part romance, part twisted fairy tale, and all irreverent fun for everyone, Shrek The Musical rings in the festive season at Kelowna Actors Studio. This over the top musical brings to life all your favourite characters from the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film to the stage in a family-friendly production.
 
Noted by critics as "good-hearted and warped just enough," this delightful comedy tells the tale of Shrek, a swamp-dwelling ogre, who goes on a life changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his swamp. Along the way, the unlikely hero is joined by a wise-cracking donkey who soon becomes his best friend. He also fights a fearsome dragon (Designed especially for the KAS stage), rescues the feisty princess Fiona and learns that real friendship and true love aren't only found in fairy tales.
 

Hilariously funny and renowned for its unconventional quirkiness, this entirely new musical opened on Broadway December, 2009. Critics across the nation have raved about the show as it has made its national tour. "Everything explodes off the stage in an excited Technicolor volcano of fun," wrote Chris Silk of the Naples (FL) Daily. The popular site Broadwayworld.com noted the show, "Captivated the audience from start to finish."
 
Shrek The Musical is directed by Artistic Director, Randy Leslie who recently portrayed Jean Valjean in Les Miserables. Roslyn Frantz is the resident musical director with Jennifer Davies as choreographer which includes an amazing tap dance with some frisky characters that will gnaw their way to your hearts.
 
The costuming by Hazel Rodgers is splendorous with amazing special make up effects and prosthetics created by Nathan Flavel and a colorful cornucopia of fairy tale wigs designed by Randy Leslie and Karlisa Hiebert.
 
‘You will feel like you’ve stepped right into a magical animated feature,’ chuckles director Randy Leslie.

Showtimes 
Wed-Sunday Evenings  8pm
Sat & Sunday Matinee 1pm

Tickets as low as $54 or including a 4 course plated dinner from $89
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Click here for tickets.



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