James and the Giant Peach

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Opened Nov 11, 2006
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Roald Dahl's popular children's book comes to life onstage - inside an exceptionally large peach - in South Coast Repertory's Theatre for Young Audiences production of James and the Giant Peach. The play involves a giant peach that magically appears on an old tree near the house where James lives with his two dreadful aunts. When he finds a secret way inside the peach, James makes his escape with some of the greatest pals kids can have - six very funny but fractious bugs, who must learn from James about how to get along. In the peach - which is first a ship and then an airship - they cross the Atlantic Ocean to their new home in Central Park. The delightful adaptation by David Wood is directed by Shelley Butler. Every child who attends the 11:00 AM Target Family Performance on Saturday, Nov. 11 receives a free Theater Journal. Preview Schedule: Friday, November 3 at 7:00 PM Saturday, November 4 at 4:30 PM Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 PM Friday, November 10 at 7:00 PM Saturday, November 11 at 11:00 AM (TARGET Family Performance) In addition to the regular schedule, a 7:30 PM performance is arranged for Saturday, November 18.

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