and a Magical Peach Journey to Kelsey Theatre
In "James and the Giant Peach" Jan. 26-28
When James Henry
Trotter hitches a ride in a giant peach, he embarks on a journey
that will change his life forever. Join The Pennington Players for
the unforgettable "James and the Giant Peach" at Mercer
County Community College's Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times
for this family classic are: Friday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m., and Saturday
and Sunday, Jan. 27 and 28 at 2 and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is conveniently
located on Mercer's West Windsor campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road.
at a young age, James Henry Trotter leads a life of misery with
his exceedingly nasty relatives, Aunt Spiker and Aunt Sponge. Escape
comes by way of a giant peach, which whisks James off for adventures
galore, accompanied by a set of odd, new insect friends. Based on
the acclaimed book by Roald Dahl, and released as a popular movie
in 1996, "James and the Giant Peach" gives the whole family
a hero to celebrate.
The cast features Paul McGlew as James, Joseph Ahmed as Grasshopper,
Alex Charwin as the Old Man, Chi Chi Do-Nguyen as Silkworm, Tiffany
Dydak as Miss Spider, Laurel Johnson as Aunt Spiker, Rose McGlew
as Ladybug, Kevin Palardy as Father, Brent Rivers as Earthworm,
Kristen Robinson as Aunt Sponge, Michael Schiumo as Centipede, and
Jane Sorensen as Mother. The show is directed by Keenan "Kyrus"
played by Paul McGlew, hops aboard a Giant Peach to escape his nasty
aunts, Laurel Johnson, left, and Kristen Robinson.
to right) Kevin Palardy is Father, Paul McGlew
is James, Jane Sorensen is Mother and
Alex Charwin is the Old Man.
are $10 for adults, and $8 for children and seniors. Free parking is available
next to the theater. Tickets may be purchased online
or by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-570-3333. Kelsey
Theatre is wheelchair accessible and provides assisted listening devices
upon request. For a complete listing of adult and children's events, visit
Kelsey webpage or call the box office for a
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