Shrek the Musical jnr at the Thameside

Thameside Theatre, Orsett Road, Grays.


18th Apr 2024 - 20th Apr 2024

UNTIL Saturday 20th April


THURROCK's Thameside Theatre will play host to a monster production in april.

Extent Stage productions will be performing Shrek The Musical Jnr from Thursday, 18 April to Saturday, 20 April.

Young people from across the region have been working hard, rehearsing for the production that will include four performances, including a Saturday matinee.

Tickets can be booked via this link.

Shrek JR is a whimsical and heart warming stage adaptation of the beloved DreamWorks animated film "Shrek."

The musical follows the unconventional journey of Shrek, an ogre who, after his swamp is invaded by fairy-tale creatures banished by the villainous Lord Farquaad, embarks on a quest to rescue Princess Fiona. 

Along the way, Shrek is accompanied by his talkative sidekick, Donkey, forming an unlikely friendship. As the trio faces numerous challenges, they discover the importance of self-acceptance, friendship, and the power of true love.

The story unfolds with humour, catchy songs, and entertaining dance numbers as Shrek and his companions navigate through a magical and unpredictable fairy-tale world.

Throughout the journey, the characters confront stereotypes and challenge societal expectations, delivering a message of embracing differences and finding strength in one's individuality. With a blend of comedy, adventure, and heartfelt moments, Shrek JR captivates audiences of all ages and celebrates the idea that everyone deserves their own happily ever after.

This show runs for 60 minutes with no interval. Expected finish time is 8pm.

Book tickets now

Buy your tickets online using 'Book tickets now' at the end of this page.

If you need to contact our box office, phone 0345 300 5264 from Tuesday to Friday between midday and 3pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm. Our box office counter is now also open during these hours and can be found just inside the main entrance of the Thameside Complex. All tickets over £5 are inclusive of a £1.30 per ticket booking fee.

Accessible Seating

Seats 1 to 7 in Rows C and D offer extra leg room. Rows O and P offer extra leg room and these seats can be removed for wheelchairs. Please call the box office to book a wheelchair or accessible seat.  If you use a walking aid or wheelchair but would prefer to sit in a seat in the back row, our team can help you into the theatre and keep your chair or frame safe outside until you're ready to leave. Ask a member of our friendly team when you arrive. Mobility scooters cannot be taken into the theatre but may be left in the foyer.

You must have a ticket for children over 12 months old, even if they sit on your lap. Prams, buggies and car seats are not allowed in the theatre but can be left in our foyer.

Thameside Theatre, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX

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Tickets cannot be refunded but at the discretion of the Manager may be transferred to another show or a credit applied to your account. Any difference in ticket price will be payable by the customer.

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All events will be subject to any government restrictions in place at the time of the event. If we are unable to go ahead with the event, or if numbers have to be restricted, we will automatically transfer your tickets to the next available date. If this is not convenient, or if the show cannot be rescheduled, you will be offered a full refund or a transfer to another show.

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