University High theater to stage ‘Shrek the Musical’ April 3-5 and April 10-12

Shrek the MusicalUniversity High School’s theater department is planning to bring “Shrek the Musical” to the stage April 3 through April 5 and April 10 through April 12.

All shows will start at 7 p.m. in Uni’s big theater.

Based on the 2001 animated film with Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy, as well as William Steig’s 1990 book “Shrek!,” the show will feature more than 100 Uni students in the cast, crew and pit orchestra, according to Uni drama teacher Ranae Bettger.

Tickets are available at snack time, during office hours and during lunch in Room 223, which is generally referred to as the little theater. You can also buy them at the door on show nights or secure them online at