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So, next year I might be auditioning for Shrek the Musical with a local theatre company. I've tried searching for the character list but haven't really found anything. Could anyone help me with this?

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Post Re: Shrek the Musical characters and voice parts
Found this with a pretty cursory search:

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Donkey
–Male, Shrek’s self-appointed side-kick, as charmin g as he is clingy, a bright-eyed motor-mouth whose eagerness and quick with barely disguise his desperate need for a friend. Winning and easy charm, comic skills, soulful vocal style. Sing to A flat.
Dragon –
Female, charged with guarding Princess Fiona in her isolated castle. Donkey becomes trapped by Dragon and becomes her prisoner of love. Dragon helps save the day at the end of the musical.
Mezzo/belter with gospel sound.
Fiona
– Princess of Far Far Away, daughter of King Harold and Queen Lillian. Has spent most of her life locked in a dragon-guarded castle reading romantic fairy tales. Underneath lurks a smart, outspoken girl who can’t help burping or launching into hand-to-hand combat when needed. Soprano with belt.
Lord Farquaad
– A pompous, power-hungry little villain with a raging Napoleon complex and intense dislike of all fairy tale creatures. Sets out to claim a beautiful princess as his bride in order to ensure himself a kingly throne. Character baritone or tenor.
Shrek
– An ogre who has spent most of his life as an outcast, living in a swamp far from civilization; crass and brutish exterior disguises a soulful and lonely heart. A reluctant hero. Powerful presence with great wit. Bari-tenor (to A).
Young Fiona/Young Shrek
– looks age 8 to 10. As Princess Fiona, a bright little girl only recently locked in a tower, who passes her time reading fairy tales about being rescued by a handsome and charming prince. Good singer.
Teen Fiona
– Princess Fiona as a teenager; has been trapped in the tower for a few years and has angst
about not being rescued yet. Sense of humor, strong voice, ensemble.
Pinocchio
– Banished to Shrek’s swamp along with other fairy
tale creatures by Lord Farquaad. Comic
role, tenor, ensemble.
Three Little Pigs
– Funny, anxious, have German accent is possible,
baritone and tenor roles.
White Rabbit, Gnome and Peter Pan –
(one or more roles) – Comedic role, tenor, ensemble.
Wolf
– Tough guy who isn’t afraid to let the world know he likes dressing up in Granny’s clothes.
Comedic role, bass-baritone to high G.
Wicked Witch
- Comedic role, soprano, ensemble.
Gingy (Gingerbread Man) –
female to play a male; a cookie that is tortured by
Farquaad's guards.
Comedic role, character voices a plus, sing with vocal versatility and solid mix, belts to a D, ensemble.
Fairy Godmother
- female, comedic role, soprano to a high E, ensemble.
Ugly Duckling
- female, comedic role, singer, ensemble.
Shoemaker’s Elf
- female, comedic role, singer, ensemble.
Mama Ogre/Humpty Dumpty
- female, opens the show sending her young Shrek out into the world and telling him that the big, bright, beautiful world out there will only judge him by the way he looks. Comedic role, pop/rock belt, ensemble.
Papa Bear
– From Goldilocks story. Male, comedic role, singer, ensemble.
Mama Bear
– From Goldilocks story. Female, comedic role, pop/rock belt, ensemble.
Baby Bear
–The wide-eyes and precocious baby bear from Goldilocks. Comedic role, singer, ensemble.
Other Ensemble & Fairy Tale Creatures
–King Harold, Queen Lillian, Angry Mob, Happy People, Captain and his Guards, Knights, Pied Piper and Rats, hree Blind Mice, Bluebird, Bishop, Sugar Plum Fairy, Mad Hatter, Dwarf. All strong singers with some feature
d moments.


and from some other audition package:
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SHREK Our story's title character. A
big, green, terrifying ogre who lives
alone on a swamp. He embarks on
a journey to rid his land of
fairytale creatures and, along the wa
y, falls in love with Fiona.
Begins as a grumpy hermit, but reveals his layers and eventually
becomes the hero.
Male
, 25-45 yrs old
Range
: A2 – G#4
FIONA The beautiful princess of Far Fa
r Away, she transforms into an ogre
every night when the sun sets. Rescued by Shrek and eventually
falls in love with him. Quirky, bl
unt, and multitalented, she is not an
ordinary princess.
Female
, 20-30 yrs old
Range
: F3 - G6
DONKEY A talking donkey who joins
Shrek on the run from Farquaad's
guards. Quite the chatterbox, he is
not deterred by Shrek's looks and
practically forces himself into his good graces. Easily frightened and
pushy, but also an optimistic with heart.
Male
, 20-35 yrs old
Range
: C3 - B4
LORD FARQUAAD The comically short, ruthless ru
ler of Duloc. He is in search of a
princes to marry so that he can
become king. Has an intensely unfair
bias against fairytale creatures that
stems from a resentment of his
father. Self-absorbed, lonely, and cruel.
Male
, 30-45 yrs old
Range
: B2 - D5
PINOCCHIO The leader of the fairytal
e creatures. He is an animated puppet
whose nose grows every time he lie
s. Plenty of sass with a penchant
for lying.
Male
, 20-40 yrs old
Range
: E3 - F#4
GINGY A gingerbread man initially ki
dnapped by Lord Farquaad. His wit and
resolution help him both avoid troubl
e and inspire t
he rest of the
fairytale creatures. Puppet. Can be operated by actress appearing
as Sugar Plum Fairy.
Female
, 20-40 yrs old
Range
: B3 - C#5
DRAGON A dragon that has been charged wit
h guarding Princess Fiona in her
isolated castle. She eventually falls in love with Donkey and attempts
to keep him there forever. Imposi
ng and flirtatious, but tired of her
job as the glorified baby-sitter.
Female
, 25-45 yrs old
Range
: F3 - Eb5
ENSEMBLE Fairytale Creatures (Big Bad
Wolf, Three Little Pigs, White Rabbit,
Fairy Godmother, Peter Pan, Wicked Witch, Ugly Duckling, Three
Bears, Mad Hatter, Humpty Dumpty
, Elf, Dwarf, Three Blind Mice);
Angry Mob; Happy People;
Guards; Knights; Rats
YOUNG FIONA/YOUNG SHREK Looks age 8
to 10. As Princess Fiona, a bri
ght little girl only recently
locked in a tower, who passes her
time reading fairy tales about
being rescued by a handsome and charming prince. Strong singer;
must hold harmony.
Female
, 8-13 yrs old
TEEN FIONA/ENSEMBLE As a teenager, she has
been trapped in the tower for a few years
and has angst about not being rescued
yet. Sense of humor, strong
voice, will join ensemble.
Female,
14-16


Just googled 'Shrek musical character breakdown" it wasn't hard to find.

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Post Re: Shrek the Musical characters and voice parts
Thank you. That was very helpful. I guess I just didn't use the right key words in my search.

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