Shrek The Musical

July 13

September 1, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
music by Jeanine Tesori
directed and choreographed
by Rachel Rockwell

James Earl Jones II


CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Donkey in Shrek The Musical. CHICAGO: Carlyle, Wonderful Town (Goodman Theatre); She Loves Me, October Sky, Elf, Madagascar, Dreamgirls, The Full Monty (Marriott Theatre); Porgy & Bess, Five Guys Named Moe, The Secret Garden, The Good Book, Satchmo at the Waldorf (Court Theatre); Company, Sweet Charity (Writers Theatre); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Paramount Theatre); Ragtime, Spamalot, Aida (Drury Lane Theatre); Annie Get Your Gun starring Patti LuPone (Ravinia Festival); Memphis, The Scottsboro Boys, Sondheim on Sondheim (Porchlight Music Theatre); Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting (Lookingglass Theatre Company); Cymbeline (First Folio Theatre); Civil War Christmas (Northlight Theatre); The Wiz (Theatre at the Center). TOURS: 1st National Tour of Come From Away, 1st National Tour of Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess. OPERA: Porgy & Bess (Lyric Opera of Chicago/San Francisco Opera). FILM: Maybe I Do, The Poker House. TELEVISION: Empire (FOX); Chicago Med, Chicago Fire (NBC); South Side (HBO MAX), 4400 (The CW), Sherman’s Showcase (IFC), Hot Date (POP). James’ voice can be heard on various commercials and also singing “Sunday Morning” from the movie Breaking In, starring Gabrielle Union.

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