James and the Giant Peach TYA 2017

Theatre For Young Audiences

Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Based on the book James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl


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Four performances of James and the Giant Peach TYA were held on June 16-18, 2017 in the Lambert High School Theater (805 Nichols Rd, Suwanee, GA).


Graphic Artwork: Jason Friend

2017 National Performing Arts Festival - Walt Disney World!

The Play On Players cast of James and the Giant Peach won the "Superior Rating Award" and the "Showcase Award for Overall Top Rated Group" at the National Performing Arts Festival in Walt Disney World (February 23-26, 2017) 


Congratulations to all of our award winners at NPAF 2017!

Showcase Award for Overall Top Rated Group: Play On Players
Superior Rating Award: Play On Players
Individual Performance Award: Roman Banks
Individual Performance Award: Grant Key
Individual Performance Award: Jonathan Ingram
Individual Performance Award: Kodi McDearmont
Solo-Duo Competition Award: Reagan Townley & Shanden Vance

Cast of James and the Giant Peach TYA



Lady Bug:







Matron Nurse:


Mrs. Trotter:

Mr. Trotter:




Additional NPAF cast:

Roman Banks

Jonathan Ingram

Alexandra Johnson

Reagan Townley

Shanden Vance

Grant Key

Josiah Jackson

Madison Warlick

Halli Rider

Carolina Frederick

Jonathan Marciniak

Alexandra Johnson

Shanden Vance

Jared Guerrasio, Asa Chastain

Meg Abrams, Aidan Bryce Carlton, Asa Chastain, Miriam Chastain, Anderson Cheek, Briana Conway, Matthew Conway, Roy Conway, Madison Crews, Grace Dorminy, Katherine Doyle, Elizabeth Duetemeyer, Carolina Frederick, Andrew Friend, Madeline Gallagher, Maddie Greene, Jared Guerrasio, Avery Haddon, Kaleigh Hoynes, Jonathan Marciniak, Seth Martin, Caroline Neese, Catherine Peets, Morgan Sauer, Holden Shanks, Madison Sturges, Emma Tillirson, Holly Tillirson, Reagan Townley, Madison Warlick

Nicholas Deaton, Jordan Garrett, Kodi McDearmont, Liv Semel

Production Team and Crew 


Music Director:


Stage Manager:

Assistant Stage Manager:

Soundboard Operator:

Light Operator:

Moving Lights:

Spot Operator:

LED Lights:

Backstage Tech Crew:

Set Building Crew:

Costume Crew:

Carly Ann Berg, Haden Rider

Haden Rider

Carly Ann Berg

Jody Key

Morgan Coolick

Nick Thompson

Katie Leveille

Dylan O'Donnell

Carina Shanks

Shayne Powell

Morgan Coolick, Makeena Greene, Caroline Patrick, Sam Patrick, Alex Pearce

Deangela Chastain, Paul Goebel, Asa Chastain, and many parents from the Acting Troupe of Lambert

Kawanna Martin, Sandy Kettler, Earline Sturges, Emily Warlick, Sallie Jackson, Kathy Cognway, Cheryl Martin, Susan Haddon, Hannah Rose Jackson, Lauren Neese

A Special Thanks! 

A Special Thanks To: Acting Troupe of Lambert, QAB Baseball Academy, Georgia Design & Graphics, The Red Phoenix Theatre Company, and to all of the wonderful POP parents! THANK YOU!!

James and the Giant Peach was presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials were also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684 www.MTIShows.com