A Far Far Away Adventure Takes the Stage

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Audiences this weekend were transported to the land of Far Far Away to hear the tale of a green ogre and his friends.

Shrek the Musical based on the Dreamworks movie was performed at the Renner Theatre.

The comedy features singing, dancing and a world of fairy tales. There are almost sixty actors involved with the musical. The director said the production took a lot of preparation from planning, to auditions to set design.

“We have a crew of nine people on staff that made this work. And we’ve been working on this since October, to make this happen,” said Director Kari Scott. “We put a lot of preparation into this and it’s turned out fabulous. Our actors are wonderful and our cast members are more than we could ever hoped.”

Shrek the Musical continues at the Renner March 22-24. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children.

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Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.