Saturday, May 03, 2008


Welcomes Puget Sound Native Keaton Whittaker

To The Seattle Cast As Young Fiona

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SEATTLE - DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions, Ltd. are pleased to announce that Puget Sound native Keaton Whittaker has joined the cast of SHREK THE MUSICAL for the Seattle engagement. Eleven-year-old Whittaker will be playing the role of Young Fiona at certain performances of the world premiere at The 5th Avenue Theatre.

Whittaker lives in Bothell , WA with her family and attends King’s Elementary School in Shoreline. She played the role of ‘Susan’ in The 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of White Christmas and appeared in the children’s ensemble of Whistle Down the Wind. She starred as ‘Scout’ in Intiman Theatre’s production of To Kill a Mockingbird and appeared as ‘the Narrator’ in Village Theatre’s Kidstage production of Aladdin.

SHREK THE MUSICAL will play an exclusive pre-Broadway engagement at Seattle ’s 5th Avenue Theatre August 14 – September 21. The production will officially open at the Broadway Theatre in New York on December 14, 2008. Preview performances begin November 8.

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