Roald Dahl News

Date of Birth: September 13, 1916
Date of Death: November 23, 1990 (74)
Birth Place: Llandaff, WALES
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Woodruff Ace Music's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JRPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Woodruff Ace Music's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program are currently in tech week for their spring production of James and the Giant Peach JR. (more...)

RAGTIME, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH and More Set for Berkeley Playhouse's 10th Anniversary SeasonRAGTIME, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH and More Set for Berkeley Playhouse's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Berkeley Playhouse Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy and Producing Artistic Director Kimberly Dooley announced today that the 10th anniversary season of the award-winning theater company for all ages includes an East Bay premiere, its first staging of an acclaimed American musical, and a return of one of the biggest hits in the company's 10-year history. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cabbage-Crunching Criminal Master-Mind GANGSTA GRANNY is Coming to BristolPhoto Flash: Cabbage-Crunching Criminal Master-Mind GANGSTA GRANNY is Coming to Bristol
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Birmingham Stage Company, the acclaimed producers of HORRIBLE HISTORIES, are bringing their world premiere of David Walliams' GANGSTA GRANNY to The Bristol Hippodrome Theatre from Wed 31 May - Sat 3 Jun 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2017
by - Mar 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2017
by - Mar 26, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/25/2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/25/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 25, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 25, 2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

FANTASTIC MR FOX and More Among Easter Lineup at the Belgrade TheatreFANTASTIC MR FOX and More Among Easter Lineup at the Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Belgrade Theatre is offering up a feast of activities to keep families entertained during the Easter holidays, including the dahl-icious stage production of Fantastic Mr Fox, Easter Bunny's Eggs-ellent Adventure and free cinema screenings. (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Bring Classic Children's Tale to Raleigh Little TheatreJAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Bring Classic Children's Tale to Raleigh Little Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Roald Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach" is the final production in Raleigh Little Theatre's Family Series for 2017/18. This version of the classic children's book is adapted for the stage by Richard R. George and is directed by Kathleen Rudolph, RLT's Associate Director of Education. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside the Chocolate Factory with Flat Rock Playhouse's WILLY WONKAPhoto Flash: Go Inside the Chocolate Factory with Flat Rock Playhouse's WILLY WONKA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The whimsical, world-famous candy man himself is back, this time in the mountains of Western North Carolina, as he takes the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in their Studio 52 Family Series production of Roald Dahl's WillyWonka. Opening March 24th through April 2nd at the Flat Rock Playhouse Main Stage, this timeless family favorite will sport a 'delicious stage full of amazing characters, singing, dancing and acting for the inner child in all of us, with perhaps a few parenting lessons along the way,' says Director Dave Hart. (more...)

Dylan's Candy Bar to Curate Wonderful Concoctions for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYDylan's Candy Bar to Curate Wonderful Concoctions for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Famed chocolatier Willy Wonka, on behalf of producers Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions, announces that Dylan Lauren (via her candy empire Dylan's Candy Bar) will be the official curator of all promotional things digestible, edible and wonderfully tasty for the new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Will Fly Into Way Off Broadway Dinner TheatreCHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Will Fly Into Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Coming to The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre this spring is the area's regional theatre premiere production of the high-flying musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The family friendly production, based on the classic film, was announced as part of the theatre's 2017 Mainstage Season last year by producers. The musical will take flight at the area's only year-round producing theatre beginning April 7th. (more...)

Woodruff School ACE Music Releases Cast of JAMES AND GIANT PEACH JR, 4/6-8Woodruff School ACE Music Releases Cast of JAMES AND GIANT PEACH JR, 4/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program has its cast completed for their spring production of James and the Giant Peach JR (more...)

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program Announces Cast for Spring Production of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR.The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program Announces Cast for Spring Production of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program has its cast completed for their spring production of James and the Giant Peach JR. Produced with special permission from Music Theatre International, Based on one of Roald Dahl's most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this 'masterpeach' of a tale.  Featuring a wickedly tuneful score and a witty and charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic. The musical will open April. 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2017 (all shows 7pm). Each show will be open with a red carpet for all guests 45 minutes before each show. There will be a press preview April 4th from 2:30-4:30pm. (more...)

Curve Adapting Roald Dahl's GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE for the StageCurve Adapting Roald Dahl's GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE for the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Following the success of Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits and The Witches, Curve is delighted to announce a new Made At Curve co-production of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine for Christmas 2017.  (more...)

Enjoy an Evening of Aerial Antics with THE HODWALLOPSEnjoy an Evening of Aerial Antics with THE HODWALLOPS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Join The Hogwallops, a family like no other, for an afternoon of everyday tasks taken to the extreme at The Point on Saturday 8th April. (more...)

Omaha Community Playhouse Announces 2017-2018 SeasonOmaha Community Playhouse Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP), the nation's largest community theatre, announces the lineup for its 93rd season, the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Roars Back into the Epstein Theatre this MonthTHE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Roars Back into the Epstein Theatre this Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

???????The Tiger Who Came to Tea is roaring back into Liverpool and it's almost time to welcome that hungry tiger through our doors once more! (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars' Program Brings the Magic of Theatre to Students Across the CityTheatre Under The Stars' Program Brings the Magic of Theatre to Students Across the City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

As part of the Musicals for Young Audiences (MYA) Program, representatives from Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) recently delivered free copies of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach to students in 41 schools across 13 districts in the greater Houston area including La Porte ISD, Houston ISD, Fort Bend ISD and Spring Branch ISD. (more...)

BWW TV: Enter a World of Pure Imagination with the Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!BWW TV: Enter a World of Pure Imagination with the Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 10, 2017

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Willy Wonka),  begins performances Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

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