Magical Starlight Theatre will present "Shrek the Musical" at Naperville Central High School beginning Jan. 17. Read the full release below.
The community is invited to Magical Starlight Theatre’s production of “Shrek The Musical” at the Naperville Central High School auditorium, located at 440 W. Aurora Ave., on Jan. 17 to 19 and 24 to 26, 2014.
A cast of 58 talented community actors will present the story of a faraway kingdom turned upside down when an unseemly ogre shows up to rescue a feisty princess.
"This family-friendly show truly will thrill Shrek fans of all ages from the moment they walk in the door until the curtain closes. This is an enormous team effort, and it's been fantastic to see it all come together," said director Kris Visher. "Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and the rest of the cast and crew are going to knock your socks off.”
Friday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., Saturday performances include both a matinee at2:00 p.m. and an evening show at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday performances are at 2:00 p.m. A sign language interpreter will be present at the 2:00 p.m. performance on Sun., Jan. 19 and at the 7:30 p.m. show on Sat., Jan. 25.
Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 if purchased in advance through the Naperville Park District. Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.napervilleparks.org until noon on the Friday before the weekend performances or at the Park District Administration Building at 320 W. Jackson Ave. until approximately 3:00 p.m. on the same Friday.
Magical Starlight Theatre is a program of The Naperville Park District. Magical Starlight strives to include community actors and production staff of all ages in its productions and provides a unique opportunity for adults and young people to work together as peers and learn from one another.
Through the support of dedicated volunteers and a sponsorship from Reebie Storage and Moving Company, Magical Starlight Theatre performances remain affordable for both the audience and the actors.
For more information about preparing for the audition or about Magical Starlight Theatre, visit www.magicalstarlighttheatre.org. For questions about the Naperville Park District and its programs and services, please visit www.napervilleparks.org or call 630-848-5000.
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