Shrek the Musical
directed by: michael john warren
Jenine Tesori (music director)
Brian d'Arcy James = Shrek
Brian d’Arcy James is an award-winning theater, film, and television actor as well as a recording artist. He is known for Game Change (2012), Shrek the Musical (2013) and Ghost Town (2008). He is a three-time Tony nominee, and an Obie and Drama Desk Award winner for his work in the theater on Broadway and off-Broadway. His portrayal of the green ogre ‘Shrek’ in Shrek the Musical earned him one of his Tony nominations. James is now starring in the new Broadway musical Something Rotten at the St. James Theater. His lead performance as ‘Nick Bottom’ has been nominated for a 2015 Tony Award. His numerous recordings include his 2004 debut solo album From Christmas Eve to Christmas Morn, Shrek the Musical, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Carousel, Floyd Collins, The Wild Party, and Sweet Smell of Success.
Princess Fiona = Sutton Foster
Sutton Foster is an award winning actor, singer and dancer who has performed in 11 Broadway shows – most recently the revival of Violet – and originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, Shrek the Musical. She has been nominated for eight Tony Awards and has won two for her performances in Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Outside of Broadway she played the lead role in the short ABC Family comedy-drama, Bunheads from 2012 to 2013. She is currently starring in the TV Land comedy-drama, Younger as Liza Miller.