What a Dahl
It’s time for summer field trips or, if you somehow wound up at home with your offspring, enriching activities for their edutainment and your sanity. Theater’s a good bet -- kids groove on how it’s different from a movie in cool ways, and it often inspires binge-reading of actual books.
Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) was a funny, mean author with no excessive respect for grownups. His James and the Giant Peach follows an orphan on a big magical adventure. It’s cool as the other side of the pillow.
Featuring professional adult and child actors and a live orchestra, the stage production should be . . . peachy. Friday, June 6’s 10 a.m. matinee is priced at $14 to $17. Breakfasty snacks are available à la carte. Performances continue through Saturday, June 21, at Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 West Paradise Lane in Peoria. Get tickets at 623-776-8400 or www.azbroadway.org.
Fridays, 10 a.m.; Sat., June 7, 10 a.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m.; Sat., June 21, 10 a.m. Starts: June 6. Continues through June 19, 2014
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