It’s a big, bright, beautiful world as Shrek the Musical arrives in York for the first time ever. Having previously brought Sister Act, Hairspray, Ghost, Billy Elliot and We Will Rock You to the Grand Opera House over the last 10 years, acclaimed producer York Stage will bring their latest premiere production to York this September. Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy. Join Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from her tower, guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon. Add the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got an irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance, guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages!