RSPCA NSW has been chosen as the charity partner of the lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL, which premieres at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, The Star from 1 January. Donkey, the Three Little Pigs, Ugly Duckling, Mama Bear and all the animals in SHREK THE MUSICAL were very excited when they heard the news.
Hundreds of tickets have been set aside for the first public performance of SHREK THE MUSICAL on 1 January 2020 at 7:30 pm to be sold by RSPCA NSW at the special discounted price of $69.90, with all proceeds from the sale of the fundraising allocation going towards helping animals in need. Tickets can be purchased at rspcansw.org/ShrekTheMusicalTickets. So if you’re looking for some fun and kid-friendly school holiday entertainment, look no further than the New Year’s Day performance of SHREK THE MUSICAL.
The RSPCA’s Anne Keyvar said, “We are beyond excited to share our love for animals in this partnership with SHREK THE MUSICAL. The funds raised will help us provide vital veterinary treatment, care and find homes for the neglected, abandoned and injured animals that come to us every year. It will make an incredible life-changing difference to so many animals in need.”
Producer John Frost is delighted about the partnership. “The RSPCA was our Charity partner for The Wizard of Oz, and we raised a lot of money to assist them in their essential work caring for animals. I’m thrilled to again partner with RSPCA NSW as it’s such a very worthy cause.”
The fairy-tale cast is led by Ben Mingay as Shrek, Lucy Durack as Princess Fiona, Todd McKenney as Lord Farquaad, Nat Jobe as Donkey and Marcia Hines as the Dragon. Taking on a multitude of roles within the fairy-tale realm are Ross Chisari (as Little Pig), Annie Chiswell (Ugly Duckling), Benjamin Colley (Pied Piper), Andy Conaghan (Wolf), Denise Devlin (Mama Bear), Mackenzie Dunn (Swing), Blake Erickson (Papa Bear), Manon Gunderson-Briggs (Gingy), Hollie James (Swing), Rubin Matters (Peter Pan), Sarah Murr (Fairy Godmother), Joshua Robson (Little Pig), Monique Sallé (Red Riding Hood), Tom Sharah (Little Pig), Leigh Sleightholme (Swing), Suzanne Steele (Wicked Witch), Rhys Velasquez (Swing), Caleb Vines (Pinocchio) and Sascha Wykes (Baby Bear).
The role of Young Princess Fiona will be shared in Sydney by Audrey Brodie (12 years old, of Liverpool), Amelia Heaven (10, Grey’s Point) , Mia Honeysett (8, West Pennant Hills), Amelie Rose (10, Allambie Heights) and Holly Simon (12, Rodd Point).