MORRISTOWN — MPAC’s sixth annual spring musical will be Shrek the Musical.
Auditions will take place Sunday-Tuesday, February 11-13 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Theatre for principal roles and ensembles. Details on casting and auditions can be found by clicking here.
MPAC is looking for talented young and diverse performers between 9-23. They should be excellent comedic actors who can sing and dance.
The show will be directed by Cathy Roy. Musical Director/Conductor is Charles Santoro. The show will be staged Friday, June 1 to Sunday, June 3.
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears.
Previously, MPAC has produced Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2013), Hairspray (2014), Les Miserables (2015), Mary Poppins (2016)and West Side Story (2017),
Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2017-2018 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. The Mayo Performing Arts Center has been designated a Major Presenting Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Mayo Performing Arts Center was named 2016 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, and is ranked in the top 50 mid-sized performing arts centers by Pollstar Magazine.