Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It's a "big bright beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek The Musical JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.
Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek. One day, Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits who have been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wisecracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he's handed a task – if he rescues feisty princess Fiona, his swamp will be righted. Shrek tries to win Fiona’s love and vanquish Lord Farquaad, but a fairytale wouldn't be complete without a few twists and turns along the way.
With abundant opportunities for imaginative sets and costumes, and a host of over-the-top roles for an expandable cast, there's a part for everyone in this dazzling adventure story.
Auditions are held during the first day of camp. Roles are assigned based on skill level. Each three-week theater program ends with a final production performed in front of a live camp audience. Parents and family members are welcome to attend.
- Shows on the final Wednesday of the Broadway Camp session at 5:00PM. Performers stay after camp to prepare and get in costume. Parents arrive at 4:30pm and can take their kids home from camp at the end of the performance.
- Performance Rain Date is Thursday at 1:30PM (during camp). Parents arrive at 1:00.
- Encore performance for our campers during the camp day on Friday.
- This is an outside performance. Parents and friends of campers are invited to bring a blanket and picnic dinner to enjoy during the show (must be nut free).
*Promotional camp rates for Summer 2017 (1 week at $659, 2-3 weeks at $644/each, 4-7 weeks at $624/each, 8+ weeks at $599/each) - orig. $659/week
**Busing for only $30 per week when you register for 8 or more weeks, $40 per week when registering for 4-7 weeks, $45 per week when registering for 2-3 weeks, $60 when registering for 1 week (orig. $80/week); Lunch for only $45 per week when you register for 8 or more weeks, $45 per week when registering for 4-7 weeks, $55 when registering for 2-3 weeks and $55 for registering for 1 week (orig. $65/week)
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DH - Dana Hall (LINX Camps is headquartered at Dana Hall between 6/26 and 8/18)
CC - Boston College Connors Center (Swim is substituted by water games at The Connors Center before 6/26 and after 8/18)
LI - LINX on Linden Street
RG - Regis College