Newcastle residents star in ‘Shrek the Musical’

August 2, 2013

NEW — 12:35 p.m. Aug. 2, 2013 

Several Newcastle residents will perform in Youth Theatre Northwest’s production of “Shrek the Musical” in August.

The musical, based on the award-winning movie, tells the tale of Shrek, the surly ogre who rescues a feisty princess.

Newcastle’s Madeline Dalton, 14, will star as Princess Fiona, while Maya Paletta, 11, stars as Lord Farquaad.

Locals Shelley Dean, 13, and Kai Dalton, 7, are ensemble members. Jesse Dean, Evan Ingalls, Jake Paletta, Matt Dalton and Kelly Paletta will play in the orchestra.

Performances run from Aug. 8-23 at Youth Theatre Northwest, 8805 S.E. 40th St., Mercer Island.

Ticket prices range from $13 to $17. Learn more about the musical, and buy tickets, at