Shrek the Musical comes to Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo in July 2024

Shrek the Musical is to transfer to the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith for a limited six week season from 19 July 2024.

Shrek the Musical London 2024

The award-winning Broadway and West End hit show Shrek the Musical, currently thrilling audiences on tour, will transfer to the iconic Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith for six weeks only from 19 July 2024. Antony Lawrence (Shrek), Joanne Clifton (Princess Fiona), James Gillan (Lord Farquaad), Brandon Lee Sears (Donkey), and Cherece Richards (Dragon) will continue to play to packed houses across the UK and Ireland until May 2024 before heading to the Eventim Apollo in London from 19 July – 31 August 2024.


Produced by Mark Goucher, Matthew Gale, and Gavin Kalin, this bright and beautiful fairy-tale world of Shrek has been reimagined by a new creative team and features all the classic characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks animated film, accompanied by the iconic songs and story from David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori’s original musical.

The creative team includes acclaimed director and choreographer Nick Winston (Bonnie and Clyde, Arts Theatre; Beauty and the Beast, UK tour), co-director Sam Holmes (Club Tropicana the Musical), who returned to the swamp having played Lord Farquaad in the previous UK tour, set and costume designer Philip Witcomb (Bonnie & Clyde, Garrick Theatre; Jack & The Beanstalk, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham). Further creative team includes Ben Cracknel(lighting), Jim Arnold (casting), Ben Harrison (sound) and Nina Dunn (projection design).

Shrek the Musical continues to tour through to May 2024 where it will finish in Canterbury, visiting a total of 31 venues.

Shrek the musical UK Tour 2023 – 24 | Shrek tour tickets and schedule

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the Book by William Steig

Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions

Produced by Mark Goucher, Matthew Gale and Gavin Kalin

Directed by Sam Holmes and Nick Winston

Choreographed by Nick Winston

Set and Costume Design by Philip Witcomb

Lighting by Ben Cracknel

Sound by Ben Harrison

Casting by Jim Arnold

Projection Design by Nina Dunn

Puppet Design by Jimmy Grimes

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