STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Mike Spee, Kendra Kassebaum & More in JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH World Premiere!
Seattle Children's Theatre features Tony nominees Justin Paul and Benj Pasek's musical version of James and the Giant Peach as a part of its 2013-2014 Mainstage Season. The musical features a book by Timothy AllenMcDonald, and is based on the book by Roald Dahl. Check out a sneak peek below!
James and the Giant Peach runs at the Charlotte Martin Theatre, November 21 - December 29, 2013. The cast includes: Mike Spee (James), Rich Gray (Centipede), Heath Saunders (Earthworm), Greg McCormick Allen (Grasshopper), Kendra Kassebaum (Ladybug), Diana Huey (Spider), Julie Briskman (Sponge), Jayne Muirhead(Spiker), Vickielee Wohlbach, Ian Lindsay and Auston James.
When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion
which results in a tremendous peach - and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Suddenly James
finds himself in the center of a 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.
SCT's ticket office will begin processing subscription orders on April 2, 2013. Among many other perks,
those who subscribe before May 1st receive a 10% package discount, better date availability, and invites
to special events. Subscriptions have been packaged to offer greater flexibility and add-on incentives.
Single tickets for all Mainstage productions go on sale August 5, 2013. For more information about
subscriptions or single tickets, visit www.sct.org or call the SCT Ticket Office at 206.441.3322.
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