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Manatee Players to Present Shrek The Musical
RADENTON – The Broadway hit based on the Oscar-winning movie Shrek will open at the Manatee Performing Arts Center on Thursday, February 13 and run through Sunday, March 2. Everyone’s favorite ogre comes to life on stage to rescue a feisty princess Fiona with the help of his talking donkey of a sidekick.
The role of Shrek will be played by Brian Chunn. Princess Fiona is being brought to life by Sarah Cassidy and Donkey will be played by Whitney Reed. Mike Thompson is playing the evil villian, Farquaad.
Performances are Tuesday – Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $27-$37 including facility fee for adults, $15-$18 including facility fee for teachers and $13-$16 including facility fee for students.
Tickets may be reserved by calling 941-748- 5875 Monday – Friday from 9-5 and one hour before curtain on performance days or on the Manatee Players’ website: www.manateeplayers.com. All performances are at the Manatee Performing Arts Center, located at 502 3rd Avenue West in downtown Bradenton.
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