James and the Giant Peach

Words and 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 Nina Lee Aquino

On the Mainstage Feb. 6-Mar. 18, 2017 including March Break!
JOIN US FOR FAMILY DAY ON FEB. 20 – INCLUDES FREE CRAFT ACTIVITIES!
Recommended for Grades 1 to 6 | ages 6 & up
Runs approx. 85 min.

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Description

This rollicking musical version of the beloved children’s classic returns due to overwhelming demand after a nearly sold-out run in 2014. A wonderfully whimsical journey to warm up the winter months. Look for the giant peach on YPT’s roof!

Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com


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James and the Giant Peach Cast

James and the Giant Peach Creative Team

Program & Study Guide

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Relaxed Performance

YPT will offer two Relaxed Performances during this run, which are well-suited to all young audiences and have been established to welcome people who will benefit from a more relaxed performance environment, including people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Relaxed Performance Symbol - smallRelaxed Performances:
Thursday, March 9, 2017 – 1PM
Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 2PM

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Curriculum Connections

  • The Arts (Drama, Music, Dance)
  • Language, Social Studies (Focus on Interrelationships)

Character Education Connections

  • Responsibility
  • Kindness and Caring
  • Empathy
  • Respect

Themes

  • Building Family
  • Deconstructing Stereotypes
  • Power & Agency

Feb. 6-Mar. 18, 2017

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