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Fulwood high school students to star in production of Shrek The Musical Jr

Posted on - 24th June, 2023 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Cadley, Fulwood, Kid's stuff, Preston News, Schools, What's On in Preston
Our Lady's Catholic High School Shrek cast and crew
Our Lady’s Catholic High School is celebrating the chance to perform without restrictions

Our Lady’s Catholic High School in Fulwood is putting on a production of Shrek The Musical Jr.

The Fulwood school says the performance marks a significant milestone after several years of limited artistic opportunities due to the pandemic.

Shrek Jr. is described as a captivating musical that transports audiences to a fantastical world of joy and meaningful life lessons.

The story follows unlikely hero, Shrek, an ogre who embarks on a whirlwind adventure to rescue a princess and save his beloved swamp. This journey takes Shrek on a quest filled with self-discovery, friendship, and the power of inner beauty.

Under the direction of Principal Teacher of Drama, Jonathon Pill, the adaptation of the animated film will be brought to life by a cast of students keen to showcase their abilities and dedication.

The show will take place on the grand stage of Our Lady’s Catholic High School’s Arts Theatre, and will feature a meticulously designed set and costumes.

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Mr Pill said: “We are thrilled to present Shrek Jr. as this year’s school production.

“The students have poured their hearts and souls into their performances, showcasing their exceptional talent, hard work, and dedication. It’s a testament to the incredible creativity and passion that flourishes within our school community.

“Together, we invite audiences to embark on a magical journey filled with laughter, inspiration, and the transformative power of the arts.”

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Shrek The Musical Jr. will run for three consecutive nights, starting on Wednesday 28 June.

Tickets are available through the school’s website or TicketSource.

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