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James and the Giant Peach Opens Tonight

A popular children’s novel comes to the stage in Nevada City beginning tonight. Sierra Stages summer show is James and the Giant Peach. Ten year-old Bren Altenbach plays James…

Listen to Bren Altenbach

But it is a musical comedy. So where does the giant peach come in? Musical Director Ken Getz says it’s tough to explain, so you’ll have to see…

Listen to Ken Getz

Dawn Simmons is Bren’s mom…

Listen to Dawn Simmons

It’s based on the book by British author Roald Dahl, who also wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The play opens with previews tonight and tomorrow. The official opening night is Saturday, and it runs Thursdays through Sundays through August 4. Performances are at 7:30pm, with Sunday matinees at 2, at the Nevada Theater.


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