James and the Giant Peach presented by Wheelock Family Theatre@BU
April 7, 2019
Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University announces Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach featuring words and music by Tony, Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe Award-Winning Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Timothy Allen McDonald, and based on the book by Roald Dahl. The WFT@BU production, directed by Artistic Director Emily Ranii with musical direction by Matt Stern and choreography by Juanita Pearl takes place April 12 through May 12, 2019 at 180 The Riverway, in Boston's Fenway neighborhood. Performances run Fridays at 7:30pm and Saturday/Sunday matinees at 2pm. Tickets are $20-40 and may be purchased by calling 617-353-3001 or online by visiting https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/dept/1292. Student and group discounts are available and special 1pm performances run during April school vacation week (4/16 -19). ASL and AD performances are May 5 at 2pm and May 10 at 7:30pm.
WFT@BU's production of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach features: Amy Barker* (Spiker), June Baboian* (Sponge), Aimee Doherty* (Ladybug), Russell Garrett* (Centipede), Ricardo "Ricky" Holguin*(Earthworm), David Jiles Jr.* (Ladahlord), Cameron Levesque (James), Brendan O'Brien (James), Cheryl D. Singleton* (Spider), and Jared Troilo* (Grasshopper). *indicates a member of Actors Equity Association WFT@BU's creative team for Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach includes Emily Ranii (Director), Matt Stern (Music Director), Juanita Pearl (Choreographer) Matthew Lazure (Scenic Designer), Chelsea Kerl (Costume Designer), Amanda Fallon (Lighting Designer), Honey Goodenough (Puppet Design/Construction), and Aurelia Lyman (Properties Designer). WFT@BU's production of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach features the youth ensemble including Hannah Ahn, Ruby Anderson, Jack Baumrind, Sachie Capitani, Jonah Cramer, Alexa Davidson, Maia Ettinger, Ian Freedson Falck, Lev Navisky, Grace Olah, Erica Parks, Lily Ramras, Fiona Simeqi, Malachi Smith, and Jaya Williams-Miller.