‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’ Performed by the Ocean City Theater Company

OCEAN CITY, NJ — Join Ocean City Theater Company Friday and Saturday for their production of “Shrek the Musical Jr.”

Performances will be at Ocean City Music Pier on August 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. All tickets are $15 per person.

The student adaptation is based on the Oscar-winning film DreamWorks Animation, the fantastic Broadway musical and book by William Steig. It features a cast of over 40 students in grades five through eight.

“It’s a ‘big, beautiful world’ as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a group of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance,” said CTEO in a press release. “Part romance and part twisted fairy tale; SHREK JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.”

“Shrek Jr.” features music by Jeanine Tesori with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abair. CTEO’s production is under the direction of a talented creative team consisting of Hannah Catanoso (director/choreographer), Angie Cocuzza (director/choreographer), Brinley Edwards (music director), Aubrey Colbert (hair and makeup), James Hartman ( set design) and Todd Williams (lighting design). “Shrek the Musical Jr.” is presented through a special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI).

For tickets, visit oceancityvacation.com/boxofficecall 609-399-6111, stop by any of the Ocean City Information Centers or visit the Ocean City Music Pier ticket office.

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