Hartselle Drama to present Shrek the Musical – The Hartselle Enquirer

Winford Hunter

Specific to the Enquirer

“Let Your Freak Flag Fly!” Hartselle Drama attracts its 2022-23 theatre time to a shut with Shrek the Musical, the light-weight-hearted and award-winning musical centered on the much-adored movie of the identical name.

Based mostly on the Dreamworks Animation Motion Photograph and the e-book by William Steig, Shrek the Musical follows an not likely hero who finds himself on a everyday living-switching journey together with a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Toss in a small-tempered undesirable guy, a cookie with an mindset and a lot more than a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the form of mess that phone calls for a true hero. Luckily, there is a person on hand – and his identify is Shrek.

Lisa King directs a cast of 63, all college students in Hartselle Junior Large and high school’s theatre method. Backstage, there are a lot more than 40 crew associates operating almost everything from lights to wardrobe. This is the greatest exhibit King has created.

“Shrek the Musical is an interesting present since it’s these a imaginative challenge with a excellent information,” King mentioned. “Shrek, played by senior Kooper Rooks, goes on this unbelievable journey to discover to settle for himself. We have to locate a way to develop his environment not only with our outstanding performers, but via lights and puppetry and costumes and makeup. This may perhaps perfectly be the strongest corporation I have experienced, and I know they are going to do Shrek’s story justice.”

Shrek will be carried out March 21-25 at the Hartselle Superior College auditorium with performances for neighborhood colleges March 22 and 23.

Tickets are available for purchase on MySchoolBucks or by calling Lisa King at [email protected] or 256-612-1208.

About Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical is offered via distinctive arrangement with New music Theatre Global (MTI). All authorized efficiency elements are also equipped by MTI. www.mtishows.com.

Songs by Jeanine Tesori. Reserve and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. Based mostly on the Oscar-profitable DreamWorks Animation film.

About Hartselle Drama

Hartselle Drama is the umbrella software for all theater systems at Hartselle Junior High and Hartselle Significant Faculty. It oversees drama programs at HJHS, theatre courses at HHS, Thespian Troupe 8419 and Junior Thespian Troupe 89739. Each individual 12 months it creates a spring musical alongside with multiple lesser reveals and cabarets. Learners are given alternatives to carry out, compete and receive scholarships for their abilities and creative attempts. Troupe 8418 and 89739 have just about every been identified for excellence at district, state and nationwide amounts of competitiveness.


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