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Shrek Cast Recording to Be Released on March 24

Brian d'Arcy James and Daniel Breaker
in Shrek the Musical
(© Joan Marcus)
Brian d’Arcy James and Daniel Breaker
in Shrek the Musical
(© Joan Marcus)

The original cast recording of Shrek the Musical will be released from Decca Broadway on Tuesday, March 24.

The show, currently performing at the Broadway Theatre, is based on the story and characters from William Steig’s book Shrek!, as well as the DreamWorks Animation film Shrek, the first chapter of the popular movie series. It features book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, music by Jeanine Tesori, and direction by Jason Moore. Tesori will co-produce the cast album along with the musical’s sound designer Peter Hylenski.

The show stars Brian d’Arcy James as Shrek, Daniel Breaker as Donkey, John Tartaglia as Pinnochio, Sutton Foster as Princess Fiona, and Christopher Sieber as Lord Farquaad. The cast also includes Haven Burton, Jennifer Cody, Ben Crawford, Bobby Daye, Ryan Duncan, Sarah Jane Everman, Aymee Garcia, Justin Greer, Lisa Ho, Chris Hoch, Danette Holden, Jacob Ming-Trent, Carolyn Ockert-Haythe, Marissa O’Donnell, Denny Paschall, Greg Reuter, Noah Rivera, Heather Jane Rolff, Jennifer Simard, Rachel Stern, Dennis Stowe, and David F.M. Vaughn.

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