James and the Giant Peach - Theatre for the Whole Family
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All offers for James and the Giant Peach have expired.
The last date listed for James and the Giant Peach was Monday October 8, 2007 / 11:30am.
Currently at Julia Morgan Theater:
- Full Price:
- $37.00 - $62.00
- Our Price:
- $23.00 - $31.00
There's trouble in River City! Berkeley Playhouse presents the heartwarming family favorite The Music Man. Lovable swindler "Professor" Harold Hill is trying to pull a con on the citizens of River City, Iowa. He claims he'll save the town's youth from sin and corruption by selling them instruments and helping to organize a boys' band -- despite the fact that he actually knows nothing about music. Soon, the irresistible "Music Man" manages to turn the bickering school board into a barbershop quartet, win the heart of Marian the librarian, and somehow transform into an honest man in the process. The delightful story is set to a parade of classic Broadway tunes, including "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Ya Got Trouble," "Till There Was You" and "Goodnight, My Someone." Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Gemini68
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Great for young kids. The acting is very good, the script actively engages the audience, and the sets are creative. My son is 10 and it bordered on too young for him, but the 4-8 year olds in the audience seemed thoroughly enthralled. The theater staff was very professional. Be aware this is a "first come, first seated" theater (with the exception of those who have season passes, who get reserved front rows), so arrive 30 minutes before the show to get a good seat.
When disaster strikes his parents, James is orphaned and must go to live with his mean aunts in the country. Nothing goes right for him until a mysterious old man brings him a magical package that makes a peach grow to magnificent proportions. Stepping inside the giant peach, James discovers the joys of friendship--with a group of giant insects. Suddenly, the peach begins to roll, flattening his aunts, falling off the White Cliffs of Dover and splashing into the Atlantic Ocean. Attacked by sharks, the new friends use their ingenuity to escape, but other hair-raising adventures await them. Ages 5 and up.