Kent School Students Present Shrek the Musical, Jr

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Members of Kent School’s Class of 2018 will perform Shrek, Jr. On Friday May 11 and Saturday May 12. Both performances will begin at 7:30 pm. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The performances will take place in the M.V. “Mike” Williams Gymnasium.

Shrek is the story of an Ogre who is sent out by his parents at the age of seven to find his place in the world.He encounters fairy tale creatures, a Dragon, the evil Lord Farquaad, and a Princess in a tower. There is also a comic Donkey who befriends Shrek and joins him on his adventures. The 8th Grade spring musical has been a tradition at Kent School since the school began in 1968. The Director is Jim Landskroener, the Musical Director and accompanist is Kate Bennett, and the Art Director is Pat Parkhurst.

Cast:
Storyteller 1 – Lexi Norman
Storyteller 2 – Georgia Gillespie
Storyteller 3 – Tessa Schut
Mama Ogre – Cami Lord
Papa Ogre – Flynn Bowman
Little Shrek – Reed Ferguson
Shrek – Andrew Baughman
Captain of the Guards – Zach LaFleur
Guards – Jake Cerino, Flynn Bowman, Reed Ferguson
Pinocchio – Flynn Bowman
Big Bad Wolf – Jake Cerino
3 Little Pigs – Sage Cookerly, Abby Russum, Tessa Schut
Wicked Witch – Cami Lord
Peter Pan – Lexi Norman
Ugly Duckling – Georgia Gillespie
Mama Bear – Danielle Simmons
Papa Bear – Evan Gervais
Baby Bear – Reed Ferguson
Donkey – Sage Cookerly
Lord Farquaad – Tessa Schut
Gingy – Evan Gervais
Child Fiona – Lia Schut (4th Grade)
Teen Fiona – Lexi Norman
Adult Fiona – Abby Russum
Puss in Boots – Danielle Simmons
Knights – Jake Cerino, Flynn Bowman, Evan Gervais, Reed Ferguson
Dragon – Cami Lord
Pied Pipier – Zach LaFleur
Bishop – Danielle Simmons
Dwarf – Reed Ferguson
Trees – Tessa Schut, Danielle Simmons, Abby Russum
Residents of Duloc – Company

Shrek Jr. is based on the Dreamworks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. The Book and Lyrics are by David Lindsay-Abaire, and the Music is by Jeanine Tesori.

For more information about Kent School visit www.kentschool.org. Kent School, located in historic Chestertown, MD is an independent day school serving children from Preschool through Grade 8. The School’s mission is to guide our students in realizing their potential for academic, artistic, athletic, and moral excellence. Our school’s family-oriented, supportive, student-centered environment fosters the growth of honorable, responsible citizens for our country and our diverse world.

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