Socastee High to present ‘Shrek the Musical’ March 6 to 9

  • Thursday, March 6, 2014

photo provided Conner Holcombe stars as Shrek and Zach Perry plays the donkey in Socastee High School’s production of ‘Shrek.”

Socastee High School performing arts has scheduled a weekend of Shrek the Musical, running March 6 to 9.

Based on the DreamWorks film, the stage performance, directed by Farrah Beaudry, the school’s choral director, is the story of a faraway kingdom that is turned upside down when an unseemly ogre, instead of a handsome prince, shows up to rescue a feisty princess.

Other characters include a donkey who won’t be quiet, a bad guy with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and more than a dozen other fairy tale creatures.

More than 100 people have been involved in bringing the show to the school’s stage.

The curtain rises at 7 p.m. March 6 and 7, and at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 8 and 9.

Tickets are $12 for general admission and $17 for reserved seating.

Reservations can be made at

See Page 3B for information about St. James High presenting “Fame the Musical.”


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