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Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical


Shrek The Musical


A big, brilliant hit show. Tremendous. DAILY EXPRESS

Direct from the West End and larger than life!

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek The Musical is this year's must-see show for all the family.

Featuring all new songs as well as cult Shrek anthem I'm A Believer, Shrek The Musical brings Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona, Lord Farquaad and all the much-loved characters to life, in an all singing, all dancing adventure.

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Running time: two hours and 30 minutes (including an interval).

Tue 17 Feb: 7pm
Wed-Sat evenings: 7pm
Thu & Sat matinees: 2.30pm
Sun: 1pm & 5pm

TICKETS (bkg fees apply*)
Fri-Sat & Sun 1pm:
Premier Seats: £46.50
£42, £38, £33, £27

Tue-Thu & Sun 5pm:
Premier Seats: £42.50
£38, £34, £29, £24

Concessions: £3 off (Tue 17 Feb, Wed & Thu evenings, limited availability)
The Marlowe Friends: £4.50 off (Tue 17 Feb, Wed, Thu evenings & Sun performances, limited availability)
Discovery Tickets (for 16-26yrs & full-time students): £8 (Wed 11 Feb, limited availability, bkg fees apply*)
Groups: Bring 10 or more people and get 10% off. Bring 25 or more people and get 15% off (Tue 17 Feb, Wed & Thu performances, limited availability)
Schools: All tickets £15, one teacher goes free with every 10 students (Thu matinees, limited availability)

*Booking Fees Apply. By phone & in person: £1 per ticket booking fee. Online: 75p per ticket booking fee. The Marlowe Friends: 75p per ticket booking fee (by phone, in person & online). The maximum fee you will be charged when booking by phone or in person is £8. Booking fees are unlimited online.

An extra charge of £1 applies if you would also like your tickets posted. Marlowe Friends do not pay a postage charge. There is no booking fee made for group bookings of 15 tickets or more or customers with access needs, when booking by phone or in person.


"Shrek-tacular. A great show for all the family".

"Joyous. The most fun you'll ever have. A monster hit!"

British Sign Language interpreted performance: Thu 26 Feb, 7pm
Audio Described performance: Sun 1 Mar, 1pm
STAGETEXT captioned performance: Wed 25 Feb, 7pm

To book tickets on-line, click on the Book Now button. 

The Marlowe Theatre Box Office is open from 9am to 6pm Monday - Saturday. 
When there is a show, we remain open until 30 minutes after the performance begins.

Tickets can be booked on 01227 787787 with all major debit and credit cards 
(except American Express).

The Marlowe Theatre Box Office is open for personal bookings Mon - Sat 9am - 5.30pm.
Telephone bookings can be made between Mon - Sat 9am - 6pm.
If paying by cheque or postal order, please make it payable to Canterbury City Council.

Tickets can be reserved without payment for up to four days, or until seven days prior to the performance - whichever is the soonest.


The following per ticket fees apply when booking tickets at our theatre:

  • Booking by phone and in person at our Box Office: £1 per ticket booking fee
  • Booking online: 75p per ticket booking fee
  • The Marlowe Friends (booking by phone, in person at the Box Office and online): 75p per ticket booking fee
  • For all productions in The Marlowe Studio (booking by phone, in person at the Box Office and online): 75p per ticket booking fee

The maximum booking fee you will be charged, when booking your tickets in person or over the phone, is £8. If you book more than 15 tickets per transaction, in person or over the phone, you will not be charged a booking fee.

If you book online, you will be charged a per ticket booking fee for all of the tickets that you book, with no maximum booking fee charge. Customers with access needs are not charged a booking fee if booking by phone and in person.

An extra charge of £1 applies if you would like your tickets posted. The Marlowe Friends do not pay a postage charge.

Booking fees do not apply for creative workshops, school group bookings, artist talks and gift vouchers.

TICKETS: All tickets £15, one teacher goes free with every ten students (Thu matinee, limited availability)

Click here for accompanying education packs and resources.


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