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'Shrek The Musical' tests Reservoir grad's imagination

'Shrek The Musical' tests Reservoir grad's imagination

At age 22, Colin Parker is obsessed with storybook characters. He also spends most of his waking hours  thinking about a green-skinned ogre and his wise-cracking donkey sidekick, as well as a diminutive lord who yearns to be king. Parker, a 2009 Reservoir High School graduate, is in charge of the fictional kingdom of Duloc, where Shrek's beloved swamp home is overrun by uninvited guests whom Lord Farquaad has exiled in an attempt to clean up the neighborhood and win election. The area premier of "Shrek the Musical" will have a six-show run July 18-21 at Glenelg High School, presented by the Teen Professional Theatre of the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts. First...