Shrek the Musical
April 22-24

The Characters

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An Ogre with Layers

Shrek

Our story's title character. A big, green, terrifying ogre who lives alone on a swamp. He embarks on a journey to rid his land of fairytale creatures and, along the way, falls in love with Fiona. Begins as a grumpy hermit, but reveals his layers and eventually becomes the hero.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 45

Vocal range top: G#4

Vocal range bottom: A2

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Princess with some complications

Fiona

The beautiful princess of Far Far Away, she transforms into an ogre every night when the sun sets. Rescued by Shrek and eventually falls in love with him. Quirky, blunt, and multitalented, she is not an ordinary princess.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: G6

Vocal range bottom: F3

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A talking donkey who wont stop

Donkey

A talking donkey who joins Shrek on the run from Farquaad's guards. Quite the chatterbox, he is not deterred by Shrek's looks and practically forces himself into his good graces. Easily frightened and pushy, but also an optimistic with heart.

Gender: Male

Age: 20 to 35

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: C3

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A short man with tall dreams

Lord Farquaad

The comically short, ruthless ruler of Duloc. He is in search of a princes to marry so that he can become king. Has an intensely unfair bias against fairytale creatures that stems from a resentment of his father. Self-absorbed, lonely, and cruel. Doubles as GUARD in swamp and KNIGHT in "Forever".

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: B2

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Not a real boy

Pinocchio

The leader of the fairytale creatures. He is an animated puppet whose nose grows every time he lies. Plenty of sass with a penchant for lying. Doubles as DULOC PERFORMER and KNIGHT in "Forever".

Gender: Male

Age: 20 to 40

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: E3

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A little misunderstood

Dragon

A dragon that has been charged with guarding Princess Fiona in her isolated castle. She eventually falls in love with Donkey and attempts to keep him there forever. Imposing and flirtatious, but tired of her job as the glorified baby-sitter. Can Double as MAMA BEAR and DULOC PERFORMER

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 45

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: F3

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Fairy Tale Creatures with some sweet lines.

Gingy/Sugar Plum Fairy

A gingerbread man initially kidnapped by Lord Farquaad. His wit and resolution help him both avoid trouble and inspire the rest of the fairytale creatures. Puppet. Doubles as WICKED WITCH and BLUEBIRD.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 40

Vocal range top: C#5

Vocal range bottom: B3

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Fairy Tale Creature

Humpty Dumpty

Details to come

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Fairy Tale Creature

The Big Bad Wolf

Famous adversary of Little Red Riding Hood. Can double as THELONIUS, DULOC PERFORMER, KNIGHT in "Forever", BISHOP, GRUMPY DWARF.

Gender: Male

Age: 20 to 40

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: E3

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Fairy Tale Creature

The Three Pigs

Their houses were blown down.

Range Varies

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Fairy Tale Creatures

The Three Bears

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Part of the ensemble

Various Fairy Tale Creatures

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Support Donkey in Serenading Shrek and Fiona

3 Blind Mice

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Work for Lord Farquaad

Duloc Dancers

Range Varies

Strong Dance Required

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Work for Farquaad

Knights

Range Varies

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Dance to the right tune

Dancing Rats

Strong Dancing

No Singing Required

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Fiona as a Teen

Teen Fiona

Details to come

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Fiona when first locked up

Young Fiona

Details to come

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The head guard

Philoneus

Range Varies

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Send their son away at age 7

Shrek's Parents

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Send their daughter away for safety.

Fiona's Parents

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Don't like Shrek

Villagers

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Various Roles

Ensemble

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Audition Information
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