Shrek takes the stage |

Shrek takes the stage

Rehearsing for "Shrek: The Musical" are Youth Theatre Carson City members, from left, Darby Beckwith, Summer Barth and Taylor Barth. The musical will be presented Jan. 10-12 at the Carson City Community Center.
Jim Grant / | Nevada Appeal

Youth Theatre Carson City’s production of “Shrek: The Musical” is set for Friday through Sunday in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Carson City Community Center.

Leading the cast as Shrek, the ogre, is Taylor Barth, 19, a student at Western Nevada College. Also featured are Summer Barth, 16, as Donkey; Alexa Haight, 14, and Darby Beckwith, 16, sharing the role of the Princess Fiona; Wesley Sonnemaker, 15, as the evil Lord Farquaad; and Colton Desimone as Gingy, the gingerbread man.

The play begins at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $12 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. For tickets or more information, go to or call 775-882-0358.