Summer Stage Steps Into Roald Dahl’s Magical World With James & The Giant Peach, Jr.

Summer Stage Steps Into 
Roald Dahl’s Magical World With 
James & The Giant Peach, Jr.

Upper Darby Summer Stage welcomes audiences to float along with James & The Giant Peach, Jr! With performances on August 3rd, 4th, & 5th at 10:30am and August 4th at 7:00pm, the show follows a young boy as he and his insect friends embark on an exhilarating journey across the ocean inside a giant peach.


James & The Giant Peach, Jr. is part of this year’s series of family-friendly, hour-long shows presented by Upper Darby Summer Stage’s Children’s Theatre program. Tickets range from $10-$14 and may be purchased online any time at or by calling the Box Office at 610.814.7270 during office hours on Monday–Thursday from 9am-4pm or 9:30am-4pm on show days. The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue in Drexel Hill, just minutes from the Main Line and Center City. Parking is free. Masks are suggested but not required.


In this Summer Stage classic based on Roald Dahl’s best-selling book, James Henry Trotter (Olivia McGowan of Springfield) is off on an epic adventure to track down the peach from his old fruit tree. Along the way, he’ll meet friends like Spider (Nes Himdi of Upper Darby), Earthworm (Amirah Pooree of Upper Darby), Grasshopper (Mekhi Postell of St. David’s), Centipede (Matthew Niznan of Upper Darby), and Ladybug (Alana Gangadeen of Drexel Hill) who will help guide him on this exciting quest that puts courage to the test.


For more information:

Location: Upper Darby Summer Stage 1051 Pontiac Road, #707Drexel Hill

This event is appropriate for:  the whole family 

Cost: Tickets range from $10-$14