Shrek the Musical 2023 tour tickets, dates and venues - book now

All about the 2023 Shrek the Musical tour in the UK

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Shrek the Musical is hitting the road for a brand new tour in 2023 – here’s all you need to know.

From 2023 Shrek the Musical tour tickets to all the upcoming dates and venues, this is your guide to the show on the road.

Based on the animated movie of the same name and inspired by all of the classic fairytales, the musical follows ogre Shrek and his newly appointed noble steed Donkey as they attempt to defy the odds and save the gutsy Princess Fiona to bring her to the meagre Lord Farquaad.

Shrek the Musical 2022 tour dates and venues

Dates for the Shrek the Musical UK tour start at Plymouth Theatre Royal in July 2023 before heading across the UK and Ireland.


Book tickets Plymouth Plymouth Theatre Royal
21 July 2023 - 29 July 2023

Book tickets Manchester Opera House Manchester
01 August 2023 - 12 August 2023

Book tickets Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre
15 August 2023 - 20 August 2023

Book tickets Bristol Bristol Hippodrome
22 August 2023 - 27 August 2023

Book tickets Southend The Cliffs Pavilion
29 August 2023 - 02 September 2023

Book tickets Carlisle The Sands Centre
05 September 2023 - 10 September 2023

Book tickets Aberdeen His Majestys Theatre
12 September 2023 - 16 September 2023

Book tickets Oxford Oxford New Theatre
19 September 2023 - 24 September 2023

Book tickets London New Wimbledon Theatre
26 September 2023 - 30 September 2023

Book tickets Dartford Orchard Theatre
02 October 2023 - 07 October 2023

Book tickets Northampton Royal & Derngate
10 October 2023 - 15 October 2023

Book tickets Bradford The Alhambra Theatre
24 October 2023 - 28 October 2023

Book tickets Woking New Victoria Theatre
30 October 2023 - 04 September 2023

Book tickets Eastbourne Eastbourne Congress Theatre
13 November 2023 - 18 November 2023

Book tickets Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre
20 November 2023 - 25 November 2023

Book tickets York Grand Opera House York
27 November 2023 - 02 December 2023

Book tickets Blackpool Blackpool Winter Gardens
12 December 2023 - 30 December 2023

Meet the team

The tour will be co-directed by Sam Holmes (Club Tropicana the Musical) who previously appeared in the show as Lord Farquaad. He is joined by acclaimed director and choreographer Nick Winston, whose recent credits include Bonnie and Clyde (Arts Theatre) and Beauty and the Beast (as associate director and choreographer for the UK tour) and upcoming projects include a new world tour of We Will Rock You and a remounted UK tour of Rock of Ages.

Set and costume design is by Philip Witcomb whose previous productions include Bonnie & Clyde In Concert (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Jack & The Beanstalk (Everyman Theatre Cheltenham), Atlantis (Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen), Mame (Hope Mill Theatre and UK Tour), The Beauty Queen of Leenane and Stones In His Pockets (The Minack Theatre).

Mark Goucher, Gavin Kalin and Matthew Gale are producers with further creative team and casting to be announced in due course.

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