DERRY — Student actors will take the stage at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School to present "Shrek the Musical Jr."
Performances will be held Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 28, at 1 and 7 p.m. at the school at 5 Hood Road.
The show is based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animation motion picture and the book by William Steig, offering a tale of acceptance, friendship, and romance.
Led by favorite ogre Shrek, a cast of fairytale misfits go on an adventure to rescue a princess and find a true message of friendship at the same time.
The show stars Greer Danzey as Shrek; Bridget Gorrie as Donkey, Elise Collins as Fiona and Luke Blaikie as Lord Farquaad.
Other roles are filled by Hailey Bean, MaKenna Bean, Natalie Bergin, Layla Brown, Park Brown, Jacklynne Brunette, Laurel Charron, Declan Colins, Mia Cross, Tricia Elder, Sarah Forand, Angelina Fuentes, Kennedy Furnner, Sydney Gadsby, Leo Gifford, Kayydence Giuffre, Lindsay Grenda, Maddie Hajduk, Riley Hennrikus, Ella Hewes, Gabrielle Holt, Emil LeBaron, Gabriela McSweeney, Autumn Miller, Mina Owen, Scarlet Soucy-Dawicki, Maddie Spencer, Lorelei Stahl, Joseph Statler, Julia Vaughn, Amber Weymouth, Chloe White, Bridget Williams and Kira Withrow.
Tickets are $10 for general admission at the door.