Photo Flash: Broadway Workshop & Project Broadway Stage JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Last week, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, the musical opened in NYC for a sold out run at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in NYC. James and the Giant Peach was produced by the Broadway Workshop and Project Broadway as their 2016 Junior Main Stage production. Scroll down for photos of the cast in action!
James and the Giant Peach features words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a book by Timothy Allen McDonald, based on the book, "James and the Giant Peach" by Roald Dahl.
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, tells the story of young James who is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach, rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions. James befriends a collection of singing insects that ride the giant piece of fruit across the ocean, facing hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements along the way. James and the Giant Peach marks Broadway Workshop & Project Broadway's first Junior Main Stage Production.
The production was made up of 25 student actors between the ages of 9-14. Cast members come from throughout New York City and the tri-state area and have a wealth of Broadway, regional theatre, film and television experience. The production was directed/choreographed by Benji Ashe and musical directed by David Maglione with set design by Carl Tallent, lighting design by David Sexton, sound design by Randy Taber, costume design by Terri Canziani and produced by Marc Tumminelli
Photo Credit: Angie Gaul