This is especially brought home in the song "Freak Flag," which shows the fairy tale creatures proudly proclaiming, "It's time to stop the hiding, it's time to stand up tall / Sing, hey, world, I'm different, and here I am, splinters and all!
" There are a few scenes showing children in peril, including a scene with a 7-year-old Shrek being sent off into the world alone to fend for himself where he encounters angry villages and ogre hunters with torches and pitchforks.
Choose 4 characters from a list of 10, including Shrek and Princess Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots and Lil' Red, and everybody plays at once.
Get 3 of your friends together and watch the mayhem multiply.
The play also adds more backstory to main characters Shrek and Fiona, both of which are quite dark and a little scary: Shrek is sent off by his parents at age 7 to fend for himself, and Fiona is sent to live in a tower alone as a young girl.
, the message is that everyone should be accepted for who he or she is, whether a princess, an ogre, or a wooden puppet.
William Steig (book), Andrew Adamson (story), Andrew Adamson (screenplay), Joe Stillman (screenplay), J. Weiss (screenplay), Cody Cameron (additional dialogue), Walt Dohrn (additional dialogue), Chris Miller (additional dialogue), David P.
As with its predecessor, it has quite a bit of adult innuendo, potty humor, and gross-out jokes, though the musical does seem to have a bit more adult humor than the cartoon.
In fact, Fiona battles two "male saviors" at once: Robin Hood, who thinks he is rescuing her from Shrek; and Shrek, who wants to keep her from Bro-bin Hood and his gang of merry Frenchmen.
Tag-team baddies and use each characters special abilities to solve puzzles and accomplish mission objectives. Laugh out loud as you and your pals are treated to hours of comic dialogue and sight gags. Master each characters unique special moves in single-player segments and mini-quests that feature one character at a time.
Meanwhile, Farquaad tortures the Gingerbread Man into giving the location of the remaining fairytale creatures until his guards rush in with something he has been searching for: the Magic Mirror.
He asks The Mirror if his kingdom is the fairest of them all but is told that he is not even a king.
Go beyond the film as you guide Shrek and all his pals on a thrilling, squad-based action-adventure. Explore all-new areas like Far Far Away and even locations not seen in the film, like Billy Goats Gruff Bridge, the Spooky Forest, and the Dwarven Mines.