by Lucy Foster
14 December 2008

   Shrek The Musical officially opened today on Broadway, December 14th, at the Broadway Theatre, located at 1681 Broadway (at 53rd Street), in New York City.
   The cast is led by Tony award nominee Brian d’Arcy James as Shrek, with Tony award winner Sutton Foster as Princess Fiona, Christopher Sieber as Lord Farquaad, John Tartaglia as Pinocchio and Daniel Breaker as Donkey. 
   Shrek The Musical is based on both William Steig’s classic book and the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film but with an original all-new score. The family-friendly show runs 2 1/2 hours with one 15 minute intermission. Visit to purchase tickets or call (212) 239-6200.