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Shrek Casting Gossip: Merrily We Troll Along


Craig Bierko might very well play Shrek in the upcoming musical show based on the hit movie franchise, according to a poster on one of them there often-right Broadway boards. (If it’s true, Bierko will be joining Sutton Foster, who’s playing Fiona in the singing and dancing troll-athon.) “But isn’t Shrek the straight man?” asked another poster, quizzically. Well, I know this is not what they meant, but Janeane Garofalo once told me she’d dated Bierko and “We both read gay, but we’re both straight!”