"Shrek the Musical" - by David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori - Emerson Colonial Theatre (Boston, MA.)

The Emerson Colonial Theatre

in association with 

Fifth Estate Entertainment and 

Round Room Live 



Book by David Lindsay-Abaire 

Music by Jeanine Tesori 

Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire 

All-New Original Direction and Choreography by Danny Mefford 

Music Director Harrison Roth

Based upon DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek" by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman and Roger S. H. Schulman and "Shrek!" by William Steig.

Cast Includes: Nicholas Hambruch as “Shrek,” Cecily Dionne Davis as “Fiona,” Naphtali Yaakov Curry as “Donkey,” Timmy Lewis as “Lord Farquaad,” Jamir Brown as “Pinocchio,” Tori Kocher as “Dragon,” Kelly Prendergast as “Gingy/US Fiona,” Hope Schafer as “Mama Ogre/Wicked Witch/Blue Bird,” Riley Johnston as “Pig/Knight/2nd Shrek US,” Katherine Paladichuk as “Teen Fiona/Peter Pan,” Sage Jepson as “Wolf/Shrek US,” Cynthia Ana Rivera as “Mama Bear/ Dragon US,” Carson Zoch as “Pig/Pinocchio Cover,” Demetrio Alomar as “Papa Ogre/Papa Bear,” Ally Choe as “Young Fiona/Ugly Duckling/Gingy US,” Leon Ray as “Pig,” Casey Lamont as “Female Swing,” John Cardenas as “Male Swing.”

Additional Creative Team:

Scenic Design - Steven Kemp; Costume Design - Linda Cho; Lighting Design - Herrick Goldman; Sound Design - Ben Selke; Puppet Design - Camille LaBarre; Props - Cam Upton; Orchestrations - John Clancy; Tour Music Supervision - Chris Fenwick; Casting - Wojcik Casting Team; Executive Producer - Dani Davis.


September 13, 2024 through September 15, 2024

(Contact Box Office for Exact Times) 

THE EMERSON COLONIAL THEATRE, 106 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116


By phone # 888-616-0272 

Box Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 9am - 8pm (EST); Saturday-Sunday: 10am - 8pm (EST) 

THE EMERSON COLONIAL THEATRE Box Office is located at 106 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

THE EMERSON COLONIAL THEATRE website is the official source for tickets:



Tony Award Winners Jeanine Tesori & David Lindsay-Abaire have reimagined both the score and book of this musical fairy tale adventure for a new generation. 

Tesori & Lindsay-Abaire are also the creative duo behind the 2023 Tony Award-Winning Best Musical "Kimberly Akimbo." 

Lindsay-Abaire was born and raised in South Boston.

Audiences can expect a "SHREK" that feels both familiar and refreshingly new, inviting everyone to “fall in love all ogre again.”


In its storied history, THE EMERSON COLONIAL THEATRE has debuted such seminal Broadway shows as Anything GoesPorgy and BessOklahoma!Born YesterdayFolliesA Little Night MusicGrand Hotel and La Cage aux Folles, among others. Reviving a great theatrical tradition, Boston’s newly restored EMERSON COLONIAL THEATRE officially re-opened its doors in July 2018 with the pre-Broadway World Premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. THE EMERSON COLONIAL THEATREwhich opened in 1900 with a production of Ben-Hur, is the oldest continuously operated theater in Boston; as well as being amongst the most magnificent, having retained most of its original period details. A theatre for the community, EMERSON COLONIAL THEATRE will once again contribute to the rich cultural landscape of Boston, with a new and varied program of Broadway shows, live music, comedy and events.


106 Boylston Street

Boston, MA 02116