Event Details

NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble Ages 12-19

Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach is now a Theatre for Young Audiences musical for the whole family to enjoy! Featuring a wickedly tuneful score by the Tony Award-nominated team of Pasek and Paul (Dogfight and A Christmas Story the Musical) and a curiously quirky book by Timothy Allen McDonald (Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley), critics rave: James and the Giant Peach is a “masterpeach!”

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 journey of enormous proportions. Suddenly, James finds himself in the center of the 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.

A delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure, the creative possibilities with James and the Giant Peach are endless. Actors will love playing the outlandish characters and performing brand new material from one of Broadway’s hottest duos.

Audition and Cast Information

Auditions are required for this project. Please be prepared with the following:

• Prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre piece

• Prepare a 30 second monologue.

• Bring sheet music IN THE CORRECT KEY.

• Bring or wear clothes for a movement call.

Should you gain acceptance into the program, you must register by October 2nd and be available for all dates on the following schedule:


Rehersal Schedule

• October 5 – November 30 | Wednesdays |  7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

• December 7, 2016 — January 18, 2017 | Wednesdays | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m

Tech Week Schedule

Cast members must be available for ALL of tech week January 23-27, 2017 from 6-9pm.

Performance Schedule

• Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8pm,

• Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 2pm and 8pm

• Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2pm.

Signup for Auditions