• The Waterloo Drama Club will present Roald Dahl's James & The Giant Peach on April 1 and April 2 at the Waterloo High School Auditorium.

    Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. 

    The musical is directed by Anna Ziolkowski.

    CAST

    Ladahlord: Mason O’Connell

    James: Hudson Grillone

    Spiker: Noelle Gillotti

    Sponge: Aryanna Mateo

    Spider: Lily Mager

    Grasshopper: Kaden Brown

    Ladybug: Emma Thompson

    Earthworm: Jacob Griffiths

    Centipede: Gabriella Smith

    Doreen Driggles (Vagrant Solo #1): Simone Gillotti*

    Ridgley Rapscallion (Vagrant Solo #2): Kayli Welch*

    Violet Funkschmeller (Vagrant Solo #3): Evelyn Ashton*

    Chris Cryermouth (Vagrant Solo #4): Jaxon Mager*

    Ida Walters: Savannah Fish*

    Bitsy Botana: Megan Hall*

    Buzz: Bergren Aunkst-Park*

    Matron Nurse: Mia Arar*

    Billy Bobby Cop: Knowlton Brown*

    Bobby Bobby Cop: Treyten Rosario*

    Karl Kreatour: Brigit Bowman*

    Rhinoceros: Amelia Burm*

    Mr. Trotter: Joshua Peterson*

    Mrs. Trotter: Tarynn Tam*

    Lucille Van Kooglestein: Maggie Gahn*

    Bunny Mackenzie the Third: Kadie Smith*

    Jake: Kamryn Borst*

    Joe: Dominic Mattei*

    Willy Wonka: Alex Higginbotham*

    Oompa Loompas: Isabella House* & Olivia Ann Smith* 

    Vagrants/Angry Crowd/Cruise Ensemble*: Simone Gillotti, Kayli Welch, Evelyn Ashton, Jaxon Mager, Izaaleah Montero, Hayden Derks, Alexis Westmoreland, Joshua Peterson, Dominic Mattei, Isabella Vanni, Kadie Smith, Makenna Huling, Abby Tyler, Fred Saracino.

    Dancers: Amelia Burm, Mia Arar, Tarynn Tam, Kadie Smith, Megan Hall, Justine Fiorelli, Nicole Harris, Jillian Robinson, Sophia Neal
    Izaaleah Montero.

    Ensemble: Zayne Sgarlata, Skyler Gould, Khloe Mahoney, Nevaeh Carpenter, Reilley O’Connor, Audrey DeTorio, Marlie Dunton, Trinity Coykendall
    Kaitlyn McLaughlin.

    PROCUCTION STAFF

    Anna Ziolkowski: Director
    Joel Touranjoe: Music Director
    Ryan McKenna: Pit Conductor
    Molly Lahr: Set Designer
    Anthony Calabrese: Technical Director
    Vivian Becker: Producer
    Nitza Santiago: Costume Designer

    CHOREOGRAPHY

    Amelia Burm: Student Choreographer
    Mia Arar: Student Choreographer
    Aryanna Mateo: Student Choreographer
    Megan Hall: Dance Captain
    Tarynn Tam: Dance Captain

    PRODUCTION CREW

    Bella Rothfuss: Stage Manager
    Ryan VanNostrand: Light Desk Operator
    Gracie Ferguson: Audio Desk Operator
    Dan Atkinso: Spot Light Operator
    Alyssa Hicks: Spot Light Operator
    Ashton Westmoreland: Sound Effects

    PEACH PIT

    Alec Targett: Reed 1
    Jae Wu*: Reed 1
    Vicky Porter: Reed 2
    Marina Lyon*: Reed 2
    Vivian Becker: Reed 3
    Olivia Howard*: Reed 3
    Steven Quance: Trumpet 1
    Art Agnello: Trumpet 2
    Mark Reynolds: Horn 1
    Olivia Lyon*: Horn 2
    Emily Borden: Trombone
    Matt Holloway: Bass Trombone
    Brian Cerow: Piano
    John Record: Guitar
    Michael Witter: Bass
    Christopher Hayden*: Percussion
    Nathan Robson*: Percussion
    Raymond Zajac, Jr: Drumset
    *Waterloo High School Musician

    BACKSTAGE CREW
    Stephan Whitelaw
    Grace Peck
    Abygail Felice
    Abigail Wiglesworth
    Colby Smith
    Carter Sindoni

    BUSINESS AND COSTUME CREW
    Olivia Rooks
    Caelin Pinkard
    Riley Borthwick
    Riley Reed

    SET BUILDERS AND PAINTERS

    Cast Members
    Christopher DeTorio
    Cathie Rosario
    Leah Gahn
    Justin Gahn
    Steve Lahr
    Juliana Struzik