Some 50 middle school students from Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington will take to the stage Saturday, May 9, at Shepaug Valley School on South Street in Washington for two performances

of "Shrek Jr., The Musical."

The family friendly, one-hour show, which features 30 songs and dozens of dance routines, will be staged at 4 and 8 p.m.

Students have been rehearsing for 10 weeks with a team of professional artists, including acting coach Leland Williams, musical director Beth Harvison and choreographer Zoe Czerenda.

Admission is $5.