March 27, 2022
Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach
Words and Music by: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Book By: Timonthy Allen McDonald
Based on the book: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach… and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Suddenly, James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach, among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities, but after it falls from the tree and rolls into the ocean, the group faces hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements. Thanks to James’ quick wit and creative thinking, the residents learn to live and work together as a family. The dangerous voyage is a success, but the adventure takes a whole new twist once they land on the Empire State Building.
Director: Brandon Anderson
Technical Director: Nick Schaeffer
Choreographer: Leigh Dillard
Costumer: Dana Svensson
Lighting Designer: William St. Hillaire & Chuck Norwood
Sound Designer: Kai Kang
Theatre Director Emeritus: Brother Paul Vincent Niebauer
Presented by Saint John’s Preparatory School.