Todrick Hall Joins Star-Studded Cast of Shrek in London

Todrick Hall will play Donkey in the London production of Shrek the Musical at the Eventim Apollo from July 19 to August 31, 2024. The award-winning musical features a talented cast and creative team, promising a hilarious and heart-warming theatrical event.

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Todrick Hall Joins Star-Studded Cast of Shrek in London

Todrick Hall Joins Star-Studded Cast of Shrek in London

American singer-songwriter, media personality, and RuPaul's Drag Race judge Todrick Hall will join the London cast of Shrek the Musical at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith from July 19 to August 31, 2024. Hall will play the iconic role of Donkey alongside previously announced cast members Antony Lawrence as Shrek, Joanne Clifton as Princess Fiona, James Gillan as Lord Farquaad, and Cherece Richards as Dragon.

Hall, with over 900 million views on YouTube, has an impressive stage background, including his Broadway debut in The Color Purple and roles in Memphis, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and Chicago. The creative team behind this production includes Nick Winston as director and choreographer, Sam Holmes as co-director, Philip Witcomb as set and costume designer, Ben Cracknell for lighting, Ben Harrison for sound, and Nina Dunn for projection design.

This award-winning musical, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film, features all the classic characters and iconic songs from David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori's original musical. The show promises to be a"hilarious and heart-warming musical sensation"with"astonishing visual effects"and a"whirlwind adventure not to be missed."

Shrek the Musical has a rich history, with its Broadway debut in 2008 receiving 8 Tony nominations and winning Best Costume Design. The original West End production was nominated for 4 Olivier awards, including Best New Musical, in 2012.

Todrick Hall's castingas Donkey in the London production of Shrek the Musical at the Eventim Apollo this summer is sure to delight fans. With a talented cast, award-winning creative team, and spectacular visuals, this limited six-week engagement is poised to be a must-see theatrical event in 2024.