Shrek the Musical

Musical - Original

Broadway Theatre

  • First Preview: November 8, 2008
  • Opening Date: December 14, 2008
  • Closing Date: January 3, 2010
  • Previews: 37
  • Performances: 441

Music: Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire

Book: David Lindsay-Abaire

Synopsis

A benign green ogre and his sidekick Donkey save the land from an evil lord and rescue a lovely princess from a terrible fate. Based on the blockbuster movie and the book by William Steig.

 

Opening Night Cast

Brian d'Arcy James in Shrek the Musical Brian d'Arcy James Shrek
Sutton Foster in Shrek the Musical Sutton Foster Princess Fiona
Christopher Sieber in Shrek the Musical Christopher Sieber Lord Farquaad
Daniel Breaker in Shrek the Musical Daniel Breaker Donkey
John Tartaglia in Shrek the Musical John Tartaglia Dragon Puppeteer
Pinocchio
Magic Mirror
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Opening Night Production Credits

David Lindsay-Abaire David Lindsay-Abaire Book
Jeanine Tesori Jeanine Tesori Music
David Lindsay-Abaire David Lindsay-Abaire Lyrics
Jason Moore Jason Moore Director
Josh Prince Josh Prince Choreographer
Tim Hatley Tim Hatley Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Daniel Breaker Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Brian d'Arcy James Winner
2009 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sutton Foster Nominee
2009 Outstanding Book of a Musical David Lindsay-Abaire Nominee
2009 Outstanding Costume Design Tim Hatley Winner
2009 Outstanding Director of a Musical Jason Moore Nominee
2009 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Christopher Sieber Nominee
2009 Outstanding Lyrics David Lindsay-Abaire Nominee
2009 Outstanding Music Jeanine Tesori Nominee
2009 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2009 Outstanding Orchestrations Daniel Troob
John Clancy
Nominee
2009 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Tim Hatley Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Brian d'Arcy James Winner
2009 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sutton Foster Winner
2009 Outstanding Choreography Josh Prince Nominee
2009 Outstanding Costume Design Tim Hatley Winner
2009 Outstanding Director of a Musical Jason Moore Nominee
2009 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Christopher Sieber Nominee
2009 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Daniel Breaker Nominee
2009 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee
2009 Outstanding New Score   Nominee
2009 Outstanding Set Design Tim Hatley Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Actor in a Musical Brian d'Arcy James Nominee
2009 Actress in a Musical Sutton Foster Nominee
2009 Book of a Musical David Lindsay-Abaire Nominee
2009 Costume Design of a Musical Tim Hatley Winner
2009 Featured Actor in a Musical Christopher Sieber Nominee
2009 Musical   Nominee
2009 Orchestrations Daniel Troob
John Clancy
Nominee
2009 Original Score Jeanine Tesori
David Lindsay-Abaire
Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jan. 3, 2010 32 $1,387,182
$1,769,120
$331,921 $107.79
$300.00
12869
1733
8
0
92.82% 14.60%
Dec. 27, 2009 31 $1,055,261
$1,649,060
$213,969 $97.31
$300.00
10844
1733
8
0
78.22% 0.15%
Dec. 20, 2009 30 $841,292
$1,525,260
$50,523 $77.73
$300.00
10823
1733
8
0
78.07% 5.89%
Dec. 13, 2009 29 $790,769
$1,525,260
- $79.02
$300.00
10007
1733
8
0
72.18% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $4,074,504
$6,468,700
  $90.46 44543
55456
32
0
80.32 %  
Cumulative
  $46,361,426
$84,952,748
  $75.94
$300.00
606280
828926
441
37
73.14 %  
 
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