James and the Giant Peach

Hop on board for a cross-Atlantic journey in James and the Giant Peach! James tells the story of an orphan searching for friends, family, and the meaning of “home.” Join the cast of this comic book-inspired rendition of Roald Dahl’s classic tale of adventure and belonging!

Annabeth Lucas

Audition Dates:
Saturday, November 16 from 2PM to 5PM
Sunday, November 17 from 9AM to 12PM

Additional Audition Date:
Sunday, November 24 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM

Please contact us if you have any questions about auditions.

Saugus American Legion, 44 Taylor Street, Saugus, MA

This production has a number of roles available for various age ranges. PLEASE NOTE – This version of James and the Giant Peach is not the musical version.

Please prepare/bring the following:

  • Prepare a 1-2 minute monologue for any names characters listed below (memorization is preferred, but not required)
  • A headshot – it does not need to be professional – a current printed photo is great.
  • You can pre-print the Audition Packet from here and bring it with you to the audition. 
  • Sign-up for an audition time using the Sign-Up Genius link.
  • If you cannot attend auditions, but are interested in being considered, email your video submission to by 6PM on Sunday, November 24. Please include the audition packet information with your video submission.

Audition Requirements:
Available Named Roles:
James – 10-14 years old / any gender
Grasshopper – 40 years old & up / any gender
Earthworm – 20 years old & up / male
Spider – 14 years old & up / any gender
Centipede – 14 years old & up / any gender
Ladybird – 14 years old & up / female

Ensemble Roles:
Our ensemble members will be vitally important in crafting the world of James and the Giant Peach, each playing multiple, diverse roles throughout the show. No prepared monologue is needed to audition for these roles.
Ensemble #1 – 10 years old & up / any gender
Ensemble #2 – 30 years old & up / male
Ensemble #3 – 14 years old & up / female
Ensemble #4 – 10 years old & up / female

PLEASE NOTE: Audition are by appointment and sign-ups are in 10 minute blocks. Please arrive in advance of your time slot in case we are running early.  Using the Sign-Up Genius link above, click on the time slot you are interested in and complete the requested information.

Performances dates:
Fri, Feb 21 at 7PM
Sat, Feb 22 at 2PM
Sun, Feb 23 at 2PM
Fri, Feb 28 at 7PM
Sat, Feb 29 at 2PM
Sun, Mar 1 at 2PM

If you have questions about the auditions or would like to help out with the production, please contact us at or 781-816-7019.

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