Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach
May 8 - 17, 2020
Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. SundaysMackey Theater
When James finds himself magically transported into a gigantic peach, he discovers human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities! Thanks to James' quick wit and creative thinking, the residents learn to live and work together as a family. Featuring a score by the Tony Award winning team of Pasek and Paul; (Dear Evan Hansen, The Greatest Showman) critics rave: James and the Giant Peach is a "masterpeach!"
Book: Timothy Allen McDonald
Music & Lyrics: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Beck Center for the Arts – one of the oldest continuously running Youth Theater in the nation - is proud to announce our 71st Anniversary Youth Theater season for 2019 - 2020!
Beck Center Youth Theater alumni include: Michael Chernus (Orange is the New Black; Manhattan ), Isabela Moner (Dora and the Lost City of Gold;Transformers: The Last Night), Rory O’Malley (Hamilton; Tony Nominee, Book of Mormon); Daniel Reichard (Drama Desk Nominee, Jersey Boys); and Alice Ripley (Tony Winner, Next to Normal).
ROALD DAHL’S JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Words and Music by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Based on the book James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Direction and Musical Direction by Jordan Cooper
Choreography by Sarah Clare
Fridays, May 8 & 15, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays, May 9 & 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Sundays, May 10 & 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Student Matinee: Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Auditions are open to students ages 6 – 19.*
Auditions: Saturday, February 8 (2:00-5:00- or 6:00 pm) & Sunday, February 9 (12:00-3:00 pm or 12:30-3:30 pm), 2020
Callbacks: Monday, February 10 (5:00-8:00 pm), 2020
*Students must be enrolled in the same semester that the show performs in to be eligible to participate in the production. You do not have to be enrolled at the time of auditions.