Description:

Based on one of Ronald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, Ronald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this "masterpeach" of a tale.  When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach, rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions. James befriends a collection of singing insects that ride the giant piece of fruit across the ocean, facing hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements along the way. Featuring wickedly tuneful music and a witty and charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic.

Dates / Times:

  • Friday, Jan 21st @ 10:00am  
  • Friday, Jan 21st @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Jan 22nd @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Jan 22nd @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday, Jan 23rd @ 3:00pm
  • School Days Performance

Ticket Prices:


Tritico Theatre:

4205 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70605


Show Notes:

Want to be in the show? Here is how you can! Read through this checklist to make sure you have everything you need.
  •  Ages 8 to 18
  •  Registered in current class session (Winter 2021-2022) www.cytlakecharles.org to register.
  • Sign-up for an audition spot through your family account. Print audition form and Production Fee Policy form which can be found under "shows" and "PDFs" tabs on top of page.
  • Prepare a one minute song
  • For readings, please choose one of the suggested sides from script, click this link (JATGP Sides) to access the sides provided . The sides do not need to be memorized and auditionees will read with a member of the artistic team. If you are not comfortable with cold reads, a prepared and memorized one minute monologue will be acceptable.             
  • November 4-5. Location is at First Baptist Church in Westlake entering main entrance and up the stairs. Choose audition date, November 4th OR November 5th and choose preferred time.
  • November 6th is the dance audition. Thursday Auditionees will be called 9-10a, Friday auditionees will be called 10-11a on that day
  • Callbacks are November 6tht 1-4p following dance auditions. An email is sent out after dance auditions with a list of auditionees who are "called back" to do cold reads for specific characters. If a student does not receive a callback, it does NOT mean they are not cast in the show.   
  • Show Fair will be held during first rehearsal on Friday November 12th. All cast members and at least one parent/guardian are required to attend. Head shots will be taken so ALL CAST must wear black shirts and dressed to have photos done for show playbill.

Audition tips: Don't use any songs from the show. Use songs from musicals. Bring your music on your electronic device. Attire for 1st audition is Sunday's best but comfortable, Attire for 2nd Audition is workout clothing and closed toe shoes to dance in. 

If you are cast in the show, you will need to attend the show fair. At Show Fair, please be prepared for the following:  Head Shots, Pay Production Fee $180 (3 Payments of $60 can be made on your family account with 1st payment due after casting). Parents Sign Up for Volunteer Committees (costumes, sets, props, front of house, green room, and more). Pick up show script. Parent Meeting.
Good luck with your auditions!


Characters:

Ladahlord

  • Emma Menard

James

  • McKenzie Menard

Grasshopper

  • Cooper Self

Ladybug

  • CeeCee Doucet

Spider

  • Juliet Riviere

Earthworm

  • Dylan Freeman

Centipede

  • Tucker Dunnehoo

Spiker

  • Randilyn LeJeune

Sponge

  • Hannah Miller

Billy Bobby-Cop

  • Steven Jordan

Bitsy Botana

  • Gabriella Woods

Matron Nurse

  • Liz Gutierrez

Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompas

  • Cicily Self
  • Kali Cernek
will be cast from ensemble during rehearsal process

Ida Walters

  • Harleigh Miller

Mr. and Mrs. Trotter

  • Elliot Fuselier
  • Katherine Rion

Karl Kreatour

  • Cami Bodin

Buzz the Hollywood Agent

  • Katelyn Bonnette

Zoo Crowd/Vagrants/Reporters/Hollywood Agents/Angry Crowd/Cruise Ensemble/New Yorkers

  • Adyson Swire
  • Ava Lankford
  • Bailey Coleman
  • Cecilia Barrios
  • Chloe Lankford
  • Cicily Self
  • Elliot Fuselier
  • Grace Hair
  • Kali Cernek
  • Kassie Piatt
  • Laney O'Blanc
  • Lily Custer
  • Lyvie Rosteet
  • Natalie Lambert
  • Reese Corkran