The City of Whittier and Stagelight Productions

Production of

Shrek the Musical


Book by David Lindsay-Abaire

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire

Based on the Dreamwork's Film Shrek


Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)

Producer - Janice Kraus

Director - Kiana Roadenbaugh

Choreographer - Lindsay Russo

Musical Director - Andrew Bivens

Assistant Choreographer - Katie Lacock

Dance Captain - Jade McClinton

Stage Manager - Kiana Roadenbaugh

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.


"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...." And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand... and his name is Shrek.

With plenty of parts to go around, including featured roles as well as ensemble parts, Shrek the Musical is ideal for production for performers of all grade and experience levels.


Performance Dates: May 15th-24th 2020

  • Fridays at TBA

  • Saturdays at TBA

  • Sundays at TBA


Children attend Pre-Audition workshop and Auditions at different times based on their age group.

Attend Parent Meeting or see parent packet for details.

Pre-Audition Workshop takes place on Friday, February 28th beginning at 6:00 p.m.


  • Group A (ages 5-8): 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

  • Group B (ages 9-12): 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.

  • Group C (ages 13-Adult): 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.


Auditions are Saturday, February 29th beginning at TBA.


  • Group A (ages 5-8): TBA

  • Group B (ages 9-12): TBA

  • Group C (ages 13-Adult): TBA


Children and Teens learn both the song and dance for auditions at pre-audition workshop. Song lyrics will be distributed at the Parent Meeting. No monologues or pre-prepared songs. All participants will audition using the material taught at the Pre-Audition Workshop.

All who register will be cast and should attend rehearsals beginning March 6th.

Participants rehearse by age group, with most rehearsals lasting 1 to 2 hours.


Friday and Saturday Rehearsals will take place at the Whittier Community Center.

Friday: 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday:12:30 to 4 p.m.

Sunday LEAD Rehearsals will take place at Stagelight Performing Arts.
Leads and selected groups will be called on Sundays at 1 p.m.

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1051 S. Leslie, La Habra, CA 90631