The loveable ogre Shrek has landed in Ballina; Shrek Jr the musical is now playing at Ballina Players Theatre until January 22. The cast includes local kids from eight to 18, with Mullumbimby kids making up 10 members of the cast, including Shrek and Donkey.
Mullum cast members pictured clockwise are Isla Martin (wicked witch), Sadie Glynn (pied piper), Sophie Brazenor (donkey), Imani Hannaford (young princess Fiona), Edo Safra (pig one), Akira Harris (captain of the guards), Riley Venables (big bad wolf) and Alaska Jarvis (Gingy). Tickets can be purchases online at ballinaplayers.com.au or Just Funkin Music Ballina 6686 2440. Photo Jeff Dawson