Review: FGCU students serve up 'peachy' adaptation of Roald Dahl classic

'James and the Giant Peach' runs through June 16 at FGCU. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday with one 2 p.m. matinée on Sunday, June 16. Tickets are $7; call (239) 590-7268 or http://theatrelab.fgcu.edu/.

Jayson Kingsbeer

"James and the Giant Peach" runs through June 16 at FGCU. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday with one 2 p.m. matinée on Sunday, June 16. Tickets are $7; call (239) 590-7268 or http://theatrelab.fgcu.edu/.

I treasure Roald Dahl's children's fiction. I can recite detailed plots of four from memory. Thus, I approached FGCU TheatreLab's productionof Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach," with trepidation. If Hollywood has taught us anything, is is to be wary of toying with childhood. "The Smurfs" anyone?

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