Saturday, January 9 at 11am and 2pm
Sunday, January 10 at 2pm

at  MUSIC THEATRE OF CONNECTICUT
509 Westport Avenue (behind Nine West) in Norwalk, CT
(Click here for directions) 
Tickets: $25-$30 for Adults, $20-$25 for Students. 

MUSIC THEATRE OF CONNECTICUT SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS presents
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR.
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Based on the book "James and the Giant Peach" by Roald Dahl


Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends, and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant peach of fruit.  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), critics rave James And The Giant Peach is a “masterpeach!”


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"James and the Giant Peach" at MTC School of Performing Arts in Norwalk

Music Theatre of Connecticut School of the Performing Arts presents Roald Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach," JR, with words and music and by Benj Pasek and MTC alumni Justin Paul and book by Timothy Allen McDonald. The production will take place on Saturday, January 9 at 11am and 2pm and Sunday, January 10 at 2pm at Music Theatre of Connecticut, 509 Westport Avenue (behind Nine West) in Norwalk, CT. Tickets are $25-$30 for adults, $20-$25 for students and reservations are suggested. For tickets, call Music Theatre of Connecticut at 203.454.3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com

Based on Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends, and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant peach of fruit.  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"). Perfect for the whole family!

"James and the Giant Peach" JR is performed by MTC School of Performing Arts students, grades one through five. The cast includes Ariana Brodows, Jasmin Cipriano, Raquel Dembin, Amelia Lanni, Cessa Lewis, Andrew Maskoff, Madelyn Spera and Ruby Tarshis of Westport; Chloe Curvat, Stephanie Field, Ari Frimmer, Jonah Frimmer and Henry McElligott of Weston; Sara Levitt, Claire Ponomarenko, Hannah Pressman and Michael Scholl of Fairfield; Matthew Millien of Norwalk, Julia Holmes of Rowayton and Olivia Sosa of Stamford.

The production is directed by Deborah Levy with musical direction and choreography by Sarah Pero. Scenic design by Carl Tallent, costumes by Diane Vanderkroef and lighting by Joshua Scherr. The student assistant director is Maiya Urquhart.

Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach” JR is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). The 2015/2016 MTC School of Performing Arts Productions are generously supported in part by People’s United Bank. MTC is generously supported in part by The State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development. 

For more information or to reserve tickets, call Music Theatre of Connecticut at 203.454.3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com

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ABOUT MUSIC THEATRE OF CONNECTICUT
Music Theatre of Connecticut was founded in 1987 by Directors Kevin Connors and Jim Schilling. MTC’s professional mainstage company has presented 25 seasons of critically-acclaimed productions, including new works and buried treasures of the American musical theatre. MTC is recipient of the Connecticut Critics' Circle's highest honor, the Tom Killen Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to Connecticut Professional Theatre and was presented with a Connecticut State Legislative Citation to commemorate this award. Productions presented at MTC have been nominated for Best Musical of the Connecticut theatre season and several others have gone on to have successful productions in New York and at other regional houses. The New MTC boasts a state-of-the-art black box theatre, rehearsal studios, scenic and costume design shops, dressing rooms, and beautiful lobby and public spaces. MTC is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization. For more information, visit www.musictheatreofct.com

ABOUT MTC SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS
Music Theatre of Connecticut School of Performing Arts is Fairfield County’s most complete resource for the musical theatre, providing conservatory-style educational programming and professional musical theatre. The only organization of its kind in Connecticut, MTC was founded in 1987 by Directors Kevin Connors and Jim Schilling. Governed by an elected Board of Directors, MTC is a Certified Member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts - the first theatre school to be accepted for membership in this esteemed organization. MTC trains over 500 students per season and more than 4,000 audience members attend the seven full-scale productions each year.


"James and the Giant Peach" is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684
www.MTIShows.com