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ALT Academy and AAA Electric present

SHREK The Musical
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by Jeanine Tesori

...Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions .

Rated: G

What our patrons are saying about Shrek...

I was able to bring 200 middle school students to a school production of "Shrek"-- for many this was their first time to see a live production-- and they were blown away!! Several could not believe that they were watching other students from Amarillo and kept asking if the singing was recorded. Jason and company have done it again, given us theatre that inspires.

Kim Shreffler - Amarillo

Thank you for directing such a great performance! We all LOVED it.

Lori Craig - Amarillo

What enormous talent we have in our community! ALT's Academy production of Shrek the Musical is a monster of a success. Following the basic storyline of the popular movie, this version featured fresh new music, brilliantly designed costumes, and none other than Amarillo's brightest young stars-- 96 of them in total! Don't miss Prince Farquod's vaulted ego, Donkey's unconditional friendship, Fiona's multifaceted personality, and all the loveable layers of Shrek's heart.

Jason Hudson - Amarillo

I saw ALT Academy's Shrek the Musical last night, and I was completely blown away. Between the incredible talent, the amazing costumes, and the brilliant direction of so many young actors, everyone involved should be so proud! What a fantastic evening you gave us. I'm so amazed and inspired!

Annika Johansson - Amarillo

The stars were out in Amarillo on Friday October 18th...Not just the heavenly bodies in the sky but also the ones shining brightly on the ALT stage for the opening night of Shrek. Each and every actor lit up the stage through their amazing acting ability, adorable costumes, and overall stage presence under the genius direction of Jason Crespin. It was a true joy to see the faces of all the parents, other adults, and kids sitting in the audience beaming with delight throughout each act. Bravo to ALT Academy, Jason Crespin, and all the actors in between! Keep Calm and Duloc On!

Cindy Singleton - Amarillo

The ALT Academy never ceases to amaze me! Shrek the Musical was phenomenal. It showcased the students' talent so perfectly, and made me so proud of our Theatre and the kids in this community. I belly laughed throughout the show, and left amazed by the strength of the voices and the way the difficult music was performed. This is a can't miss production!

Brett Spalding - Amarillo

Amazing. Captivating. Fun. Inspiring. Shrek: The Musical is all of those things, and so much more. The talent of the cast and crew bubbles to the surface in this swamp-stomping romp of a musical that takes us on a journey with Shrek and Donkey as they rescue Princess Fiona and help the displaced fairytale characters defy the villainous Lord Farquaad. The acting, the singing and dancing, and the well-timed crew who set the stage for this production have truly transported us deep within Shrek: The Musical's message of how we should all embrace our uniqueness.

Jason Crespin directs the show, and once again he impresses. ...it's not too much to say that Jason Crespin has once more proven that a ticket purchase for an ALT Academy production is money well spent...Bravo to all of these members of the team who shaped and guided the Shrek: The Musical production.

...The standing ovation usually begins when the cast takes the stage for bows, but on opening night the audience was standing and clapping with raised hands as the last notes of the finale song were belted out.

If you are reading this before this production's run has concluded, do whatever it takes to get a ticket to the final performances. And if you're late to this review, there's always another ALT or ALT Academy production just around the corner. Buy a ticket and enjoy the ride. And LET YOUR FREAK FLAG FLY!

Pecos Shafer - Amarillo

 

Show Summary

Amarillo Little Theatre Academy and AAA Electric are very excited to present Shrek the Musical as its 2013-2014 Season opener!

Shrek the Musical tells the story of a swamp-dwelling ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land.  Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess and learns that real friendship and true love aren't only found in fairy tales.  Shrek the Musical is based on the Oscar winning film and features a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole, Good People) and music by Olivier Award-winner Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Caroline, or Change).

The Amarillo Little Theatre Academy has assembled a terrific cast to bring this hilarious musical to life.  Shrek the Musical features 96 of our talented Academy students and is being directed and choreographed by Academy Director Jason Crespin.  Academy Instructor Myra Moore serves as Music Director with Jorden Whetstone serving as Assistant Director and Drew Grimes and Ryan Sustaita as Production Assistants.

Tickets prices are $15.00 for 12 and up and $12.00 for under 12.  Tickets go on sale for ALT season ticket holders on September 30th and to the general public on October 7th.  Reservations can be made by calling the ALT Box Office at 355-9991 or by emailing jo@amarillolittletheatre.org.  This performance will be taking place at the ALT MainStage.

Mark your calenders now to see Shrek the Musical and make your reservations soon! ALT Audiences will not want to miss this hilarious show!  Featuring a terrific score, big laughs and great dancing, Shrek the Musical is part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all fun for everyone!

Make your reservations today.
or Become A 2013-2014 Member!

 

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Performance Dates:

  • October 18, 19, 25 & 26 
    @ 7:30 pm
  • October 19, 20 & 27 
    @ 2:30 pm

Performance location

ALT MainStage
2019 Civic Circle

Box office phone
806-355-9991

Order online at

jo@amarillolittletheatre.org


Sponsored by:

  • Education Credit Union
  • Sonic
  • Signs by Crown
  • The Ruffled Cup
  • Old Texas Roofing
  • Eddie's Napoli's in Canyon
  • Lovell, Lovell, Newsom & Isern
  • Brush with Art
  • Burdett, Morgan, Williamson & Boykin
  • Mr. John Butcher
  • Dr. Earl & Sarah Chase
  • Cullen & Melissa Hopkins
  • Chris & Kimberly Jones
  • Don & Carol Keller
  • Matthew & Erin Martindale
  • Joe & Jill Tolley

ALT ACADEMY GENEROUSLY FUNDED BY:

Plains Dairy
Sparkman Orthodontics
Amarillo Pediatric Dentistry
Freeman, Wilcox, Palmer & Nance
Tom Hager at Brown Buick GMC               Subaru
Xcel Energy 



PRODUCTION FUNDING PROVIDED BY:

KYLE & CINDY SINGLETON
BODKIN PROPERTY RENTALS, LLC
LJ&A HOMES4U, LLC
THE AMARILLO BUILDING
STOCKARD, JOHNSTON & BROWN
EDWARDJONES INVESTMENT