Shrek Jr.

March 8 – 10, 2024

Main Stage | Youth production

Book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Based on Dreamworks Animation Motion Picture
Book by William Steig
Originally produced on Broadway by Dreamworks Theatricals and Neilstreet Productions
Original production directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford
I’m a Believer by Neil Diamond
Directed by Shiloh Hart

About the show

The famous ogre we all know and love is back in this hilarious stage performance based on the Oscar-winning, DreamWorks film and Broadway musical. Shrek Jr. features romance within a twisted fairy tale through fun characters and music for the whole family. Shrek, the swamp ogre, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue Princess Fiona to save his precious home from Lord Farquaad’s threats. Through a series of twists and turns, Shrek, Donkey, and his other companions do everything they can to preserve Shrek’s swamp. Shrek Jr. presents an imaginative set and creative costumes that highlight this dazzling story of adventure and friendship.


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Friday, March 8 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 9 – 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 10 – 2:30 pm



Tickets may be purchased in-person at the DeYor Performing Arts Center Box Office Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm.

Ticket sales will be available 1 hour prior to performances at The Youngstown Playhouse.

Online ticket sales will close two hours prior to doors opening on the event date.

*Flex Pass Eligible 

Flex Passes

Flex Passes are on sale now. Available in three price tiers, Flex Passes include admission to any 4 performances within the 2023/2024 Season, excluding special event shows.


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