James and the Giant Peach
Words & Music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Based on the Book James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Directed by Carole Higgins, Choreographed by Kayla Dunbar and Musical Directed by Steven Greenfield
Featuring: Patti Allan, Scott Bellis, Kaylee Harwood, Julian Lokash, Makayla Moore, Alex Rose, Deb Williams and Jonathan Winsby.
From Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul comes a new, heartwarming musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic. When young James Trotter is shipped off to live with his wretched aunts, he longs for a real family and a new home. All seems lost until he discovers a magical giant peach inhabited by fantastical creatures. Together with Grasshopper, Ladybug, Centipede, Spider and Earthworm, James embarks on an extraordinary adventure, sailing across the sea to distant lands.
Themes: Friendship, Adventure, Resilience, Home
Audience Advisory: James’ parents are eaten by a rhinoceros (puppet) at the London Zoo at the beginning of this play. We recommend you discuss this with your children prior to attending the performance.
Running Time: 90 minutes (plus a 15 minute intermission for public performances).
School Group Bookings available for weekday matinees. Click here to make a school booking.
December 6, 2014 – January 4, 2015
The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island (View Seating Map)
For Ages 6 yrs + (Grades 2+ for school groups)
James and the Giant Peach-TYA is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 W 54 Street, New York NY 10019. Phone 212-541-4684 Fax 212-397-4684 www.mtishows.com