Tag Archives: Roald Dahl

'James and the Giant Peach' at ABET in its New Neptune Beach Home

DUAL CRITICS REVIEW: ‘James and the Giant Peach” at ABET, All Beaches Experimental Theatre

We attended the festive debut of the brand new home of the at 544 Atlantic Boulevard in , Florida on Friday, September 22, 2018. The theatre was founded by a number of years ago and named the Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre; their new name reflects their more expansive audience. Their new home is located in the Neptune Beach Plaza; excellent parking and pre-show dining opportunities are within walking distance. We were greeted with smiles by ABET’s Managing Artistic Director Ceila Frank and ABET board members. The opening show for the venue and the new season is “James and the Giant …

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The BFG is “scrumdiddlyumptious”

Running Time: 1 hour and 57 minutes Rated PG Directed By: Steven Spielberg Grade: A With , famed director ’s directorial debut with brings beloved children’s author Roald Dahl’s story to life in a way that is both visually dazzling and emotionally rewarding for all ages. This beauty is enhanced by strong performances from veteran actor as the titular giant and his tiny co-star as Sophie. By now, most families are familiar with at least one of ’s stories which include timeless classics such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. What makes them (along …

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first teaser for Disney’s “THE BFG!”

unveils first teaser for Disney’s The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers – , and Steven Spielberg – finally unite to bring Dahl’s beloved classic “The BFG” to life. Directed by Spielberg, Disney’s “The BFG” tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. RUBY BARNHILL stars as Sophie in Disney’s fantasy-adventure “The BFG,” directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl. Like us on Facebook:               https://www.facebook.com/WaltDisneyStudios Follow us on Twitter:         …

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Florida State Community College of Jacksonville presented a four-day run of ’s “” at the during November 5 – 8, 2015. Roald Dahl’s name may be well known to your children, as he has written a number of children’s books. Three have been adapted for the stage: “Matilda,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” and “James and the Giant Peach,” the delightful show we saw at the Wilson Center during a special showing for school children. The plot was fun to follow and with ’s fantastic sets, special effects, and costumes, it was well received by the large audience of students …

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