Rehearsal Schedule

James and the Giant Peach

Last updated September 19th (aside from removing past dates)

Rehearsals will be in the library/cafeteria/stage unless otherwise stated. Rehearsals will run from 2:30-4:15.

This schedule could change but we will try and stick to it as much as possible! Please check your cast by scene sheets and your script to see where you are needed.  I will send out a reminder each weekend regarding the rehearsals for the coming week. Please email me at with questions.

*** Rehearsals mean that everyone should attend the rehearsal. You may not need to stay for the entrie time but you are welcome to stay.***

***September 20, 21 and 23- All Cast is needed at all rehearsals this week. The following things will be covered in the rehearsals. We are still waiting for the scripts to arrive so we will do what we can each day. Hopefully the scripts will arrive by Thursday and we can read through the entire show that day but we will get started learning songs, blocking some scenes and  start costuming.

               Learn Prologue song, “Right Before Your Eyes”, block the prologue and scene 1, learn “Property of Spiker and Sponge” and “Shake It Up!”. Costume fittings. Read through script. Theatre Games.

*** September 27-Review “Right Before Your Eyes”, “Property of Spiker and Sponge” and “Shake It Up!” Block Act 1 Scene 2 Start Dance for “Property of Spiker and Sponge” 

Tuesday, September 28- Block Act 1 Scene 3 Start Dance for “Shake It Up!”

Thursday, September 30- Finsh Blocking Scene 3 and Block Scene 4- James Learn “Middle of a Moment”, “On Your Way Home”;Start dance “There’s Money On That Tree”

Monday, October 4 Learn Music  “There’s Money On That Tree” and “Floatin’ Along “; Review Dance for “There’s Money On That Tree”

Tuesday, October 5 Review “There’s Money On That Tree” and “Floatin’ Along”; Block Scene 5 

Thursday, October 7- Block Scene 6; Review “Floatin’ Along” ; Learn Dance for “Floatin’ Along”

***Tuesday, October 12 Review Act 1 Dances Costumes

***Thursday, October 14 Review Act 1 Review All Music  and Dance

Monday, October 18 – Learn music for “Getaway For Spiker and Sponge”, “Have You Even Begun To Wonder”, “Everywhere That You Are” ; Learn Dance for Getaway for Spiker and Sponge”

Tuesday, October 19 Review Music “Get Away for Spiker and Sponge”, “Have You Even Begun To Wonder” and “Everywhere That You Are” ; Block Act 2 Scene 1; Review dance for “Getaway for Spiker and Sponge” 

Thursday, October 21 Learn Music “I Got You”, “Plump and Juicy”,”Empire State”, “Welcome Home”; Dance “I Got You” ; Review Act 2 Scene 1

***Monday, October 25 Learn “Welcome Home” and “Curtain Call” ; Review Act 2 Music ; Block Act 2 Scene 2 with Dance “A Getaway for Spiker and Sponge”

Tuesday, October 26 Block Act 2 Scene 3; Learn Dance for “I Got You!”

Thursday, October 28 Block Act 2 Scene 4 ; Review Dance “I Got You!”

***Monday, November 1 -Review All Music Act 2;  Learn Dance for “Plump and Juicy”

Thursday, November 4  Act 2 Scene 5 Block with dance for “Plump and Juicy”; James – “On Your Way Home” Reprise

***Tuesday, November 9 Review Act 2 Scene 5, Block Act 2 Scene 6 and Learn dance for “Welcome Home” and “Curtain Call”

***Monday, November 15 Review Act 2 Scene 6; Run and Review Act 2

***Tuesday, November 16 Run and Review Act 1

***Thursday, November 18 Run and Review Act 2

***Monday, November 22 Run Act 1

***Tuesday, November 23 Run Act 2

following rehearsals are mandatory and students must be there for the entire rehearsal! No Excpetions!!!! Please do not schedule appointments this week! If you have dancing, girl scouts or any other activity, please advise the person in charge of the activity that you will not be there! The show must take priority!

Tech Week Rehearsals will take place at Littleton High School. Students will take any bus to the high school after school Rehearsals are from 2:30-5:30 (This has already been reserved).

***Dress Rehearsal #1 Monday, November 29

***Dress Rehearsal #2 Tuesday, November 30

There will only be a rehearsal on December 1 if necessary. I like to give a day off this week but if one of the previous rehearsals is cancelled due to weather (it happened twice 2 years ago) we will have a rehearsal on this Wednesday.

***Dress Rehearsal #3 Thursday, December 2


Friday, December 3 Call time 5pm in the band room. Here you will get hair, make up and microphones (if needed). Don’t be late and don’t forget to sign in.

Show time 7pm

Saturday, December 4 Call time 5pm same as what happened on Friday

Sunday, December 5 Call time 12pm. Bring scripts to pass in. Make sure you have erased in markings in the script.

Show time 2pm

***Following the performance the cast and crew will need to return the band room as we found it. Load up all costumes and props and help in anyway that you are asked. Once you have completed your jobs, you will be dismissed to the cafeteria for the cast pizza party. Cast party will be for cast and crew only and should be done by 6pm at the latest. Please have someone pick you up at that time.

***This is tentative based on COVID restrictions. Stay tuned!***