Win Tickets to James and the Giant Peach

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 — 2:44pm PDT
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Carousel Theatre for Young People presents a heartwarming musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic from Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Opening December 6th at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island, families will love this tale of friendship and adventure.


When young James Trotter is shipped off to live with his wretched aunts, he longs for a real family and a new home. All seems lost until he discovers a magical giant peach inhabited by fantastical creatures. Together with Grasshopper, Ladybug, Centipede, Spider and Earthworm, James embarks on an extraordinary adventure, sailing across the sea to distant lands.

Words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Timothy Allen McDonald, based on the Book James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. Directed by Carole Higgins, choreographed by Kayla Dunbar and Musical Directed by Steven Greenfield. Featuring: Patti Allan, Scott Bellis, Kaylee Harwood, Julian Lokash, Makayla Moore, Alex Rose, Deb Williams and Jonathan Winsby.

Win Tickets to James and the Giant Peach

Carousel Theatre for Young People is offering up a pair of tickets to see their production of James and the Giant Peach, here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 . Follow Carousel Theatre on Twitter for more information and show details. James and the Giant Peach runs until January 5th, 2015.

Audience Advisory: James’ parents are eaten by a rhinoceros (puppet) at the London Zoo at the beginning of this play. We recommend you discuss this with your children prior to attending the performance. Running Time: 90 minutes (plus a 15 minute intermission for public performances).

Update The winner is Angela!

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  1. Lisa says:

    Would love to check it out

  2. hilary says:

    My nephew would love this!

  3. M says:

    Would love to take my son, James, to see this! Thanks!

  4. Vince says:

    I know some young ones who would like this!

  5. Luc says:

    Great show for kids and alike!

  6. Zuzana says:

    Thank you for all the inspiration on how to enjoy the holiday season in our beautiful city!

  7. Nancy says:

    My nephew finished this book and thoroughly enjoyed it. I could only imagine how much he would enjoy seeing the production :).

  8. Zoe says:

    Would love to see this, thanks!

  9. Vicki says:

    My neice would love this!

  10. Tara Bosch says:

    Literally was my childhood obsession. Love to be entered:)

  11. Erin says:

    My childs class is reading this novel now, it’d be amazing to see a production of all the quirky characters.

  12. Linda says:

    I love that story. Would love to take one of my grandchildren.

  13. Mike says:

    My daughter would love this.

  14. peachy keen says:

    The first novel read to class by teacher …. unforgettable!

  15. Monique says:

    one of my favorite books when I was a kid

  16. DB says:

    This would make a fun outing!

  17. christophe says:

    Me me me!

  18. Peter K says:

    Ooo, this would be so great!

  19. Kim says:

    That would be great, my daughter is almost finished reading the book.

  20. Ella says:

    Brings back memories! Time to introduce it to my kids!

  21. Wally says:

    Please pick me!

  22. Lisa Martin says:

    I would totally take my son

  23. Sally Lin says:

    Would love to win these!

  24. Sunshine H says:

    I think my daughter would really enjoy the show.

  25. Jennifer P. says:

    I loved this book as a child and would love to take my daughter to the show. She is just the right age where she is really interested in live productions, and I know she would love it!

  26. Stef says:

    Sounds great. Would love to win.

  27. Sanaz says:

    I’d like to see this show!

  28. jennifer says:

    one of my favorite books as a kid and my son loves the movie!

  29. Cindy says:

    Sounds like fun 🙂

  30. Tracy says:

    What a fun outing for the kids!!

  31. Amy says:

    I loved this story as a child!

  32. Tiffany says:

    Fave childhood story!

  33. Meg says:

    My daughter would love this! (me too)

  34. Gary Thandi says:

    Love this story

  35. Alison Camplejohn says:

    Sounds good!

  36. Debbie S says:

    One of my favourite stories as a child. I would love to share the story with my daughter 🙂

  37. Teresa K says:

    Love the story

  38. Kima says:

    My favorite book as a child.I read it to my daughter and she loved it too.We would LOVE to see it together!

  39. Eileen says:

    Loved the book!

  40. Susan says:

    Would LOVE to win this!

  41. leanne says:

    I would love to take my kids to see this.

  42. Mary says:

    Enjoyed reading this as a child would love to see it as an adult!

  43. Jackie says:

    Loved the book as a kid. Will definitely bring my nieces to the show!

  44. Shannon says:


  45. Angela says:

    I LOVE Carousel Theatre! We’d love to go!!!

  46. Arieanna says:

    Aiden would love to go!

  47. Tracey Flattes says:

    My kids would love to see this!

  48. kay says:

    My fav book

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