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Moorestown Theater Company Presents “Shrek JR.”

March 17 @ 2:00 pm EDT

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — The award-winning, non-profit Moorestown Theater Company (MTC) will open its 22nd Season with six performances of “Shrek The Musical JR.” at First Methodist Church (FMC), 446 E. Camden Avenue, on these dates and times:

Friday, March 15 @ 7 PM

Saturday, March 16 @ 2 PM

Saturday, March 16 @ 7 PM

Sunday, March 17 @ 2 PM

Saturday, March 23 @ 7 PM

Sunday, March 24 @ 2 PM

In “Shrek The Musical JR.”, MTC’s 43-member Children’s Cast will bring to life all of the characters of the classic DreamWorks 2001 animated movie: ‘Shrek’, ‘Donkey’, ‘Princess Fiona, ‘Lord Farquaad’, ‘Dragon’, ‘Pinocchio’, ‘Gingy’, and many other ‘Fairy Tale Creatures’. The condensed version of the 2008 Tony-Award winning Broadway musical includes great songs like “Big Bright Beautiful World”, “I Know It’s Today”, “Morning Person”, “The Story Of My Life”, “Freak Flag”, and the post-bows “I’m A Believer”.

This musical has the following Creative Staff: Producer / Director Mark Morgan, Producer / Vocal Director Carol Ann Murray, Dance Director / Choreographer Kelly Peterson, Costume Designer Thom Sirkot, Tech Director Jack Morgan, and Stage Manager John Wells.

This is the 14th production, and 12th musical, that MTC is performing in its new theater home at FMC’s Fellowship Hall, and the 225th production in its 22-year history. All Reserved Seat Tickets are $13 in advance and can be purchased online at www.MoorestownTheaterCompany.org, or $15 at the door. This musical is appropriate for audience members of all ages.

Bring the whole family out to be entertained by MTC, which has received:

– “The Outstanding Community Theater Of The Year Award” in September 2022 by the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT)

– The “Innovator Award” in June 2023 from the New Jersey Theatre Alliance Cultural Access Network (for it’s ‘Penguin Project’ production for neurodiverse children)

– The “Community Impact Award” earlier this month from the South Jersey Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, also for the Penguin Project

MTC has announced that these musicals will be performed in its 2024 Season:

May: “Seussical JR.” (for our second ‘Penguin Project’ children’s musical)

May – June: “Newsies” (for our ‘Spring Stage’ children’s musical)

June – July – August (Summer Stage 3-week sessions for children’s musicals):

– “Cinderella, Youth Edition” (rising 1st through 9th Grade students)

– “Grease, School Version” (rising 8th through 12th Grade students)

– “Willy Wonka JR.” (rising 1st through 12th Grade students)

– “Disney’s Beauty And The Beast JR.” (rising 1st through 12th Grade students)

July: “Fiddler On The Roof” (for our ‘Main Stage’ all-ages musical)

August: “Rent” (for our ‘Rising Stage’ musical, for ‘rising 12th Graders to 29-year-olds)

October: XIV Extrava-Gala (our 14th Annual fund-raising dinner dance + auction)

November: “Scenes & Songs VI” (the return of our adult production)

December: “Elf JR.” (for our ‘Holiday Stage’ children’s musical)

Questions about “Shrek The Musical Jr.”, or about MTC in general, can be answered by visiting www.MoorestownTheaterCompany.org or by calling MTC at 856 / 778-8357.


March 17
2:00 pm
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