Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach

This show is open to middle school students.

When

Students and families can choose from the following times:

  • Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 1:00pm

Where

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343

About the Show

Capture the journey of a lifetime as we kick-off our season with one of Roald Dahl’s most heartwarmingly quirky stories. 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 voyage of gigantic proportions. During their cross-ocean travels, James and the peach’s oversized insect residents encounter hunger, sharks and loads of disagreements, and James must learn to use his quick wit to finally land on New York’s Empire State Building. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score from the creative team of Dear Evan Hansen this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery will charm one and all.

This show is appropriate for all ages.

Transportation

If you do not have access to a ride, call Project Success and we can provide transportation for you. Please let us know if you need a ride when you make your reservation. We will need at least 2 days’ notice to set up transportation.

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or call Project Success at (612) 874-7710

This show is open to middle school students.

Invited students can pick up tickets at the Project Success table in the lobby of the theater on the dates of the performances. Please arrive 20 minutes before the show to pick up your tickets. Each student/family may receive up to 4 FREE tickets.

Thank you to Project Success theater partner, Stages Theatre Company, for providing tickets to students at no cost.

Themes

  • James is adopted by cruel relatives, and questions the meaning and value of family. Then he makes new friends that he decides can be a different kind of family. Are there friends in your life that you consider part of your family?
  • Along with friends and family, James experiences a shift in his self esteem. One reason is that his new friends show respect for his ideas instead of rejecting them. Who are people in your life that support your ideas and talents? How does it feel when they do?

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