“James and the Giant Peach” is going to become a full-length musical! This adaptation of the classic novel will be a great time to get the whole family together. The play will include beautiful ballads and upbeat numbers that will guarantee to have you laughing. Make sure you head on down to the Texas Theatre in Palestine for the premiere of this re-imagining of a childhood favorite.
In Case You Never Read It
In case you never got around to reading this wonderful children’s book, here is a brief synopsis. James lives with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. He leads a very lonely life, not having many friends. That all changes when he meets the Old Green Grasshopper and the rest of the insects that reside within a giant, magical peach. Throughout the novel, James makes a few unexpected friends and learns about the joys of freedom and friendship. This magical peach teaches James more about the struggles of adversity and lasting bond of family in found in unexpected places. For more information about the plot of this book, check out this guide.
Texas Theatre Event Information
Join the people of the Texas Theatre anytime from Friday, July 28th until August 6th for the ultimate show. The showing of James and The Giant Peach will be a full-length musical based on the book. The author, Roald Dahl, penned other childhood classics such as “Matilda” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” This delightfully comical musical adaptation of the book is great for the entire family. You will be able to quickly relate to the nostalgic feeling you got from reading this story as a child. You can also enjoy strong ballads and quirky dance moves. Rest assured, you will go home singing all of these immensely catchy tunes. There is something for everyone to enjoy at the historical Texas Theatre, especially for the month of July. For a list of full July events, check out the calendar.
You can buy tickets to this showing of James and the Giant Peach online at the Texas Theatre website. Tickets for adults are $15 and children are $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance at these locations:
- Blake Furniture – 1006 E. Palestine Ave.
- Palestine Visitors Center – 825 W. Spring St.
- Discount Pools – 309 W. Parker St., Elkhart Texas
- Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce – 401 W. Main St.
- And online at http://thetexastheater.com/Tickets/Shop/
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