James and the Giant Peach: Musical Info & Synopsis


James and the Giant Peach is based on the classic Roald Dahl story. The tale revolves around James, a kind-hearted boy who embarks on a thrilling journey inside a gigantic, enchanted peach. Alongside a quirky group of oversized, talking insects, including a spider and a grasshopper, James discovers friendship, courage, and the power of imagination. James and the Giant Peach is a reminder of the wonders that can be found in the most unexpected places.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: 1950s / At Sea, USA (NYC), England (London, Dover)

Creative Team

Music: Justin Paul

Lyrics: Benj Pasek

Book: Timothy Allen McDonald

Cast Albums

Ultimate Cast Album➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


2010s, Animals, Based on a Book, Child Role, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, Food, Magic

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