Children's Summer Theatre's production of Shrek The Musical Jr. will be presented July 20-22 at Coffeyville Community College. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. each evening in the Spencer/Rounds Performing Arts Theatre. Admission is free.
The musical is based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It's a "big bright beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance.
The cast includes: Madigan Phillips as Storyteller 1; Allee Erne as Storyteller 2; Makayla Brinker as Storyteller 3; Ainsley McKellips as Mama Ogre; Trevor Jones as Papa Ogre; Lawson Wright as Little Ogre; Austin Hancock as Shrek; Thane McFall as Captain of the Guards; Zachary Lowrance as Donkey; Addie Mund as Lord Farquaad; Gentry Bachman as Gingy; Karly Wintjen as Young Fiona; Jacinda Wood as Teen Fiona; Jenna Speer as Princess Fiona; Ashlynne Fontes as Dragon; Caitlynn McWhorter as Pied Piper; Savannah Viets, Kennedi Redden and Zaya Jessee as Rats; Trevor Jones as Bishop; Emily Long as Dwarf; Emma Thompson as Pinocchio; Anna Elliot as Big Bad Wolf; Peyton Pauzauskie as Pig 1; Kate Manley as Pig 2; Lenae Ivie as Pig 3; Kaitlyn Kinney as Wicked Witch; Brynn Balentine as Peter Pan; Karlie Shearhart as Tinker Bell; Amyah Moore-Kendrex as Ugly Ducking; Chineye Nichols as Mama Bear; Wesley Schaffer-Kastler as Papa Bear; Addy Heflin as Baby Bear; Chloe Mund as Goldie Locks; Karly Wintjen as Rapunzel; Preslyn Pauzauskie as Cinderella; Brieanna Schaffer-Kastler and Katelin Schaffer-Kastler as Evil Stepsisters; Ainsley McKellips as Evil Stepmother; Mackenzie Wegner as Itsy Bitsy Spider; Aubrey Roig as Bo Beep; Jacinda Wood as Garden Gnome; Angel Aragon, Micah Brinker, Tristan Brinker, Spencer Decker, Alex Flute and Lawson Wright as Knights/Guards; Maggie Drysdale, Joley Erne, Jasmalynn Hampton, Raine Jones, Ariana Kendrex, Emily Long, Kailyn Mayfield, Dakota Muntzert, Makenna Tallman, Reagan Vest and Alexis White as Duloc Dancers; Emily Akins, Ondre Johnson, James Muntzert and Bella Sullivan as Woodland Creatures.
Caitlin Almond is directing the musical. The Vocal Director is Christopher Langsford with Kristi Reedy as the Accompanist. Tylar Dougan is the Choreographer.
The Lighting Technician for the production is Breezi Hancock, and Zach Mitchell will be the Sound Technician. Backstage Assistants are Tylar Dougan, Brandi Thomas, Luke Tomlinson and Karl Wittenburg.
The Set Crew includes Caitlin Almond, Mondriel Andrews and Breezi Hancock.