James and the Giant Peach

Date: 

Saturday, January 7, 2017, 10:00am

Repeats every day until Sun Jan 08 2017

Location: 

Loeb Drama Center 64 Brattle St.

Presented by: American Repertory Theater
Admission: $20
Runs: through January 8
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Adapted for the stage by David Wood
From the book by Roald Dahl
Directed by Dmitry Troyanovsky
Featuring actors from the A.R.T. Institute class of 2017


James Trotter, an orphan, lives with his two abominable aunts in a house by the sea. James’ life is lonely and sad until, one day, he receives a mysterious gift. His aunts’ old peach tree starts to creak and groan, and a peach grows bigger and bigger and bigger. James finds his way inside, where he meets a troupe of chatty (and enormous) bugs. When the peach rolls down the hill and out to sea, James and his new friends find themselves on a fantastic transatlantic adventure. A.R.T.’s family programming continues with this adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved tale directed by A.R.T. Institute alumnus Dmitry Troyanovsky '00.