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Cowichan Performing Arts Centre Presents

Shrek The Musical

Cowichan Musical Society presents

Child (8 & under) $39 | Rows O-P $39 | Rows A & B $29

Shrek the Musical is a hilarious fairy tale in which curses are reversed, monsters get the girls, donkeys and dragons find love, and princesses are beautiful in all shapes and sizes.

Grumpy, gruff, green ogre Shrek lives alone in his swamp. Suddenly, his hermit existence is thrown open, when a group of homeless fairy tale characters — Pinocchio, the Gingerbread Man, the Three Little Pigs, and more — burst upon his swamp, seeking refuge from the persecution of the cruel, vertically-challenged Lord Farquaad.  In a desperate attempt to regain his swamp’s hermetic peace, Shrek enters the world for the first time in his life. He travels to Princess Fiona’s prison, rescues her from a fire-breathing dragon, and then – scariest of all – is forced to get to know the princess as he tries to bring her back to evil Farquaad. To the determinedly unsocial ogre’s dismay, Fiona is very different from what he expected a princess to be. She may even provoke Shrek’s most novel experience yet: Love. With dazzling sets, high energy dance numbers, and laughs by the minute, Shrek the Musical transforms the contemporary children’s book and popular animated feature film into a stage musical that is sure to entertain and make audiences believers in happy endings for all.

The Cowichan Musical Society (CMS) has been bringing the highest quality amateur musical theatre to the Cowichan Valley since 1982! Past productions include Beauty & The Beast, Mamma Mia!, How To Succeed In Business and more!

Friday, Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm

Sunday, Jan 29 @ 2 pm

Friday, Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm

Sunday Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm


The Cowichan Performing Arts Centre welcomes you back to live performance. We are following current public health authority guidelines to keep our patrons as safe as possible.

Stay home if you are ill. Continue to respect personal space of two metres where possible. Wash hands and/or use hand-sanitizing stations.

All tickets are final sale. No refunds or exchanges. Please note that online ticket orders include a non-refundable service fee. Cancelled orders are subject to an additional service fee that is non-refundable.