WARU Theater: Shrek the Musical

Hope Oswald, Writer

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Tickets are currently on sale for the Washburn Rural High School theater department’s winter play, Shrek The Musical. The show will be performed on Feb. 13 and Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. These performances will take place in the high school auditorium.

This musical has been performed throughout the country and is a Tony-Award winning show. This show is based on the DreamWorks Animation film Shrek.

According to warutheatre.org, the show is a “fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage! ‘Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…’ And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess with a secret. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero.”

Tickets are reserved seating and cost between $6 and $9 depending on when they are purchased. For more information about the production, tickets, or the cast, visit warutheatre.org.