Audition Downloads

 

Shrek the Musical Character Description and Audition Pieces

 

Please click the links below to open a pdf of the script extract required for each character

Young Shrek/DwarfPage 110

Young Fiona – I Know It’s Today - Bars 1 to 44 AND Bars 140 to 155 – (singing own line) - Please note there are 2 pieces to sing in the audition the backing tracks will play one after the other.

Baby Bearpg109/110 (learn baby bear and mama bear)

Teen Fiona – I know It’s Today - Bars 48 to 90 AND Bars 140 to 155 – (singing own line) - Please note there are 2 pieces to sing in the audition the backing tracks will play one after the other.

 

Shrek – Big green terrifying Ogre, reveals his layers and eventually becomes the hero.

Acting – pg16/17 and pg61/62

SingingBig Bright Beautiful World (bar 146A to bar 168) AND Who I’d Be (bar 38 to bar 63)

  

 

Fiona- Quirky, blunt, multi-talented and not an ordinary princess. Needs good comic timing and tap dancing is a plus

Acting – Pg 56/57/58

Singing - I Know It’s Today (bar 92 to bar 122) AND Morning Person (bar 9 to bar 41 – singing own line)

 

Donkey- A chatterbox, easily frightened but not of Shrek. Pushy but an optimist with heart.

Acting - pg16/17

Singing -  Don’t Let Me Go (bar 18 to bar 32) AND I’m A Believer (bar 54 to end)

 

Lord Farquaad – Self absorbed, lonely and cruel.  Must be able to play this role on his knees for the whole show.

Acting – pg76/77

SingingWhat’s Up, Duloc? (bar 23 to 35) AND Ballad Of Farquaad (bar 22 to bar 39)

 

Captain of the Guardspg 14/15

 

Dragon – off stage singing - Forever (bar 23 to bar 48)

 

Papa OgreBright Beautiful World (bar 5 to bar 39 – singing own line)

Mama OgreBright Beautiful World (bar 5 to bar 39 – singing own line)

King HaroldBright Beautiful World (bar 5 to bar 39 – singing Papa Ogre line)

Queen LillianBright Beautiful World (bar 5 to bar 39 – singing Mama Ogre line)

 

Fairytale creatures

Pinnochio – Plenty of sass with a perchant for lying.  pg 98/99  - Singing - Story Of My Life (bar 15 to bar 30)

Sugar Plum Fairy/Gingy – Gingy is portrayed as a puppet operated by Sugar plum Fairy

Gingy(voice only)pg 22 and  SPF/Gingy – pg 98 - Singing - Freak Flag (bar 1 to bar 19)

 

All other Fairytale creatures to sing - Story Of My Life (bar74 to bar 102 – singing all characters)

Elf pg 11

Big bad wolfpg 11

3 little pigs ( german accent) – pg 10/11(learn pig 1 and 2)

Mama Bearpg109/110(learn baby bear and mama bear)

Papa Bearpg 98

Peter Panpg 98

White RabbitPg 7

Wicked Witchpg 11

Fairy Godmother – singing only

Ugly Duckling – singing only

Mad Hatter – singing only

Humpty Dumpty – singing only

3 Blind Mice (must move well) – singing only

 

Anyone unsure of what character to go for can also choose the following singing audition - What’s Up, Duloc? (bar 1 to bar 15)

 

Parts to be doubled and cast from the above auditions

Pied piper

Bishop

Thelonius the Executioner

Greeter

Guards

Burned knights

Bluebird

Dragon puppeteers

Puppeteers

Happy people

Rat Tappers

Skeletons

Choir

Duloc performers