ARTS Pick: Shrek: The Musical

Photo credit: Martyn Kyle Photo credit: Martyn Kyle

Grab some torches and pitchforks and prepare for Shrek: The Musical, when an ogre-turned-hero braves dragon fire and a tiny king to save his beloved Fiona. As Shrek adventures with his faithfully frustrating sidekick, Donkey, storybook creatures, and a musical score, an expert cast recaptures the magic of Long Ago and Far Away.

Through 8/10. $16, times vary. Four County Players, 5256 Govern Barbour St. (540) 832-5355.