Jay Laga’aia is SHREK in Packemin’s show coming to Riverside

Packemin Productions and Riverside Theatres are presenting SHREK THE MUSICAL ( based on the beloved DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the Book by William Steig)

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.

Jay Laga’aia (Play School, Star Wars, The Lion King)  will play the adorable ogre Shrek, Luke Joslin (Les Miserables, Avenue Q, The Play That Goes Wrong) as Lord Farquaad,  Mikayla Williams (Hairspray, Wicked) as Princess Fiona and Nat Jobe (The Lion King and The King and I) as Donkey, this show is one for the whole family!

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.

Packemin Productions prides itself on bringing some of musical theatre’s most popular shows to Parramatta and doing them in grand style. Their sell-out seasons of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Oliver!, The Wizard of Oz, Hairspray, Annie, Beauty and the Beast, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Mary Poppins, Wicked and, most recently Miss Saigon have wowed audiences with casts of over 200 performers, huge sets and highly skilled creative and technical teams.

SHREK THE MUSICAL will play at Riverside Theatres 2-17th February.  Keep up with Shrek’s progress on Facebook and purchase tickets here.