Everyone's favorite ogre - and his comical adventures - get a new lease on life in "Shrek The Musical." The live stage show based on the original, Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started the "Shrek" franchise stars all the expected characters: the blabbering donkey, the fiesty princess and more than a dozen fairytale misfits, including Pinocchio and the Gingerbread Man.
>> "Shrek" plays Tuesday through Jan. 9 at ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe. $23.50-$71.50. (480) 965-3434 or asugammage.com.