Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Coming Attraction: 'Shrek the Musical' at the Pantages (plus $15 deal!)

"Shrek the Musical" (Photo credit: ©2010 DreamWorks Theatricals (Joan Marcus)

"Shrek the Musical" is coming to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood July 12-31, and CC is already "ogre"-ly excited. (Sorry, couldn't resist!)

Based on the characters from William Steig's book "Shrek!" and the original DreamWorks film, the musical also tells the story of a grumpy ogre, his chatty sidekick Donkey, and his heroic journey to rescue a sassy princess with a secret. This time, though, there are 19 new songs and a Broadway pedigree to boot.

While tickets range from $25-$90 at BroadwayLA.org, there's an amazing deal going on right now for social-media fans who blog, tweet or Facebook (yes, I used that last one as a verb) -- or all three.

"Shrek" producers are setting up a "Social Swamp" for one night only, at the Tuesday, July 12 performance (7:30 p.m.), where audiences in that section can tweet or post mid-performance. The best part? Tickets for the "Social Swamp" section are only $15!

Here's what you need to do: Visit www.BroadwayLA.org/MyFriends, and then use the promo code SWAMP.

Enjoy, and let me know what you think!

"Shrek the Musical"

July 12-31
Pantages Theatre
6233 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Tickets: $25-$90 (Click here for "Social Swamp" deal.)
(2 hours, 30 minutes; ogres and ogrettes under age 3 not admitted)

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