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“Shrek the Musical”: Greenhills School Department of Fine and Performing Arts.
Mar. 9–11. Gary Lehman directs Greenhills High School students in Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire’s amiable 2008 musical, based on the 2001 animated film, about Shrek, an ogre who endures ridicule and banishment for his appearance but after many adventures, finds confidence, purpose, and true love. The serviceable score includes Neil Diamond’s 1966 hit (for the Monkees) “I’m a Believer.” 7 p.m. (Thurs.–Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sat.), 840 Greenhills Dr. Free. 769–4010.