Wednesday, 29 April 2015

New cast announced for Shrek UK & Ireland Tour

Shrek The Musical has announced the new cast of its UK and Ireland Tour.

The new company will star Dean Chisnall who will continue his role as Shrek. Bronté Barbé will take over as Princess Fiona, starring alongside Idriss Kargbo and Gerard Carey who continue as Donkey and Lord Farquaad.

They will be joined by: Laura Baldwin, Nikki Bentley, Jennifer Caldwell, Alexander Day, Candace Furbert, Will Haswell, Keith Henderson, James Lacey, Will Jennings, Iain Mattley, Christina Modestou, Sam Murphy, Amy Oxley, Ryan Reid, Jacqui Sanchez, Jake Small, Oliver Tester, Dawn Williams, Kerry Winter and Kevin Yates.

The UK & Ireland tour of Shrek The Musical is directed by Nigel Harman who starred as Lord Farquaad in the west end production, winning him the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical.

Shrek The Musical opened at the Grand Theatre in Leeds on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 and has since delighted audiences all around the country, including Glasgow where it is currently playing until 17th May 2015. It then continues its journey around the UK and Ireland, visiting Sheffield, Norwich, Southampton, Plymouth, Milton Keynes, Bradford, Wolverhampton, Edinburgh, Sunderland, Liverpool, Cardiff, Wimbledon and Salford.

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