Beginning Tuesday, the touring company of the musical “Shrek” plays Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium for a six-day, eight-performance run. Based on the Oscar-winning film, the 2008 musical follows the story of the green ogre and his donkey pal who set out to rescue a princess from an evil lord, assisted by an assortment of familiar storybook characters. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27-Dec. 2; 2 p.m. Dec. 1-2. $21-$76. 919-831-6941; nctheatre.com.