- Wonderful roles for performers with natural stage presence and big, clear voices. These characters are important for setting up the world and moving the story forward. Gender: Any
- He may be a big, scary, green ogre to the rest of the world, but as the story reveals, he's really just a big fellow with a big heart.
- She may appear to be an ideal princess straight from the fairy tale books, but there is more to her than that stereotypical image. She is an audacious young lady with a wonderful sense of humor and not many manners.
Young Fiona and Teen Fiona
- the younger versions of Fiona.
- A very short man with gargantuan ambition! He is solely interested in gaining as much power as possible.
- A brash, loud, fast-talking animal with no concept of "quiet time." He is Shrek’s loyal and ever-faithful sidekick.
- A breakout role for a young girl with a lot of soul and spunk. She is a ferocious fire-breathing dragon but finds a surprising love in Donkey.
Mama Ogre and Papa Ogre
- Shrek’s parents.
- a younger version of Shrek.
The Fairy Tale Creatures
: The Fairy Tale Creatures make up the heart of the show. These characters are taken from the story books but have a bit of a comedic twist.
- Pinocchio - The wooden boy who cannot tell a lie without being belied by his growing nose. Pinocchio begins in a sour mood about his second-class status but ends the story as a natural leader among the Fairy Tale Creatures.
- The Three Little Pigs - Pig 1, Pig 2 And Pig 3. The classic three little pigs with a German twist.
- Ugly Duckling - He may be bitter about his unfortunate appearance, but he does find camaraderie among his fellow fairy tale outcasts.
- The Three Bears - Mama Bear, Papa Bear, and Baby Bear.
- Other Fairy Tale Creatures - Wicked Witch, Big Bad Wolf, Gingy, Peter Pan, Puss in Boots, Rooster, Pied Piper
- Includes The Guards, The Bishop, The Duloc Performers, as well as:
- Knights - The Dragon's background singers who all tried at some point to save Fiona from her tower but were held hostage by the Dragon.
- Captain Of The Guard - has a big, booming voice and who isn't scared to put all the Fairy Tale Creatures in their place.