Blogged By: Celebrity Blogger De De Tillman
Blog Source: New York Times – Lawrence K. Ho – Culture Monster
Posted: Saturday July 16, 2011 @ 3:42 pm PST
Topic: Shrek The Musical – David Petersen – David F.M. Vaughn
According to Culture Monster the tale revolves around Shrek ( Eric Petersen) whose swamp has been invaded by fairy tale characters, exiled by decree of despotic, diminutive Lord Farquaad (David F.M. Vaughn). In order to rid himself of his unwanted visitors, Shrek agrees to rescue Farquaad’s intended bride, Princess Fiona (Haven Burton) from a castle surrounded by lava and guarded by a lovelorn lady dragon (spectacularly voiced by Carrie Compere).
“Shrek: The Musical,” now at the Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Ends July 31. $25-$90. (800) 982-2787. www.BroadwayLA.org. Running time: 2 hours, 35 minutes.