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James and the Giant Peach Jr

We are so excited to announce open enrollment for

James and the Giant Peach Jr! 

Join us this fall!

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Parent and Participant Meeting:

This meeting will be held in person at THE ZIEGFELD THEATER on August 29th from 4-5:30 PM. We will go over program and production details, what to expect, and answer questions. This meeting is specific to the KIDS program (ages 8-12 yrs) ONLY. The MINIS program (ages 5-7 yrs) have their own parent meeting on their first day on 9/12 at THE ZIEGFELD ARTS ACADEMY

A mandatory parent committee meeting will be held on 9/21 at The Ziegfeld Arts Academy at 5:30 PM. More information to follow.

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.

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach, rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions. James befriends a collection of singing insects that ride the giant piece of fruit across the ocean, facing hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements along the way.

The possibilities for creative costuming and puppetry abound, and young actors will love playing the outlandish and larger-than-life human and insect characters.

Program Cost: 

Kids: $255 per student charged at *$85 per month for 3 months (Sept 1, Oct 1, Nov 1)

Mini's: $150 per student charged at *$50 per month. 


All: $25 registration fee for new families

*The first month's tuition is not refundable even if you choose to drop after the cast list is posted.

Performance Dates

JRs/ Kids: November 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26 at 8:00 PM

Matinee: November 19 and 26 at 2:00 PM

Mini's: November 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26 at 6:00 PM 

Matinee: November 19, and 26 at 12:00 PM

*if you have a performance conflict please let us know on your form and we will adjust casting accordingly.

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Roberta Jones Junior Theatre's Production of "James and the Giant Peach JR"

Additional information: 

KIDS - Ages 8-12

Audition Information will be sent out upon enrollment in the show after August 29. Details about auditions will also be given in the Parent Meeting.

VOCAL AUDITIONS: Submissions by video due no later than September 6th at 11:59 PM

DANCE AUDITIONS: 9/7 at Ziegfeld Arts Academy 4:30-6:30

CALLBACKS: 9/9 at Ziegfeld Arts Academy at 4pm by invitation only


FIRST REHEARSAL will be held on: 

9/12 at Ziegfeld Arts Academy

REHEARSALS will be held on:

Mondays - 4:00-6:00 pm at Ziegfeld Arts Academy

Wednesdays - 4:30-6:30 pm at Ziegfeld Arts Academy

Fridays - 4:00-6:00 pm at Ziegfeld Arts Academy 

MINI'S - Ages 5-7

REHEARSALS will be held on: 

Wednesdays - 4:30-6:00 pm at Ziegfeld Arts Academy


Auditions will take place inside the rehearsal times.

First rehearsal and parent meeting 9/14

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