James and the Giant Peach - A Musical Extravaganza in Matawan, NJ

James and the Giant Peach - A Musical Extravaganza in Matawan, NJ

Matawan, NJ - Hold onto your hats and grab your golden tickets because the Spotlight Players are proud to announce the most scrumdiddlyumptious theatrical event of the year! Prepare to be transported into the fantastical world of Roald Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach - The Musical" as it descends upon Matawan, NJ, like a whirlwind of magic and mischief!

Under the whimsical direction of Chuck Cutaia-Hamilton, the Spotlight Players have been hard at work crafting a production that will dazzle and delight audiences of all ages. From the moment the lights dim and the curtain rises, prepare to be whisked away on a journey beyond your wildest dreams.

Join James, a plucky young orphan with an imagination as big as the sky, as he embarks on a larger-than-life adventure aboard a colossal peach! With the help of a colorful crew of insect friends including the dapper Grasshopper, the elegant Ladybug, and the wise Spider, James sets sail across the ocean to escape his dreary life and discover the true meaning of family, friendship, and courage.

But watch out for trouble in the form of the cantankerous Centipede and the villainous Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, who will stop at nothing to thwart James's plans! Will our intrepid hero triumph over adversity and find happiness at last? There's only one way to find out - come see "James and the Giant Peach - The Musical" at the Spotlight Players.

Featuring an unforgettable score by Tony, Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe Award-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, this toe-tapping musical extravaganza will have you dancing in your seat and singing along to every note. From the rousing anthem "Welcome Home" to the hauntingly beautiful "Middle of a Moment," the music of "James and the Giant Peach" will capture your heart and stir your imagination.

Starring Myles Milicia as the resourceful and resilient James, the production also features a delightful ensemble cast under the musical direction of maestro, Eric Sayre, and the choreography of Jake Fredericks. Lighting design by Alex Fritsch, assistant director, Laura Almerini, stage manager, Carly Braff and produced by Dorothy Gallop and Michael Leonard. "James and the Giant Peach the Musical" is sure to be the hottest ticket in town.

Don't miss your chance to be part of the magic! Performances of "James and the Giant Peach - The Musical" will take place at the First Presbyterian Church in Matawan, NJ, from April 26th to May 5th, 2024. Tickets are selling fast, so be sure to secure yours today!

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.spotlightplayers.org. Follow us on social media @SpotlightPlayersNJ for behind-the-scenes sneak peeks and exclusive content.

Join us for an unforgettable adventure filled with laughter, love, and plenty of surprises as we journey to the heart of the peach with James and his extraordinary friends. We can't wait to share this magical experience with you!