Tryon Little Theater, Tryon Fine Arts Center put on ‘James and the Giant Peach’

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, July 11, 2018

In the upcoming Tryon Summer Youth Theater production of “James and the Giant Peach,” Ladahlord — the magical narrator who knows exactly what is going to happen — is played by someone who is no newbie to the Tryon stage — Cash McFarlane.

“Ever since my first play with Tryon Little Theater I have loved theater,” McFarlane said. “I really get to express my creativity in my characters and everybody involved is so helpful and encouraging.”

Cash McFarlane will play the role of Ladahlord in this summer’s performance of “James and the Giant Peach.” (Submitted by Monica Jones)

McFarlane is 15 years old and is a junior at the early college. Some of her past roles include Charlie in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and a mersister in “The Little Mermaid.”

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“James and the Giant Peach,” a collaboration between Tryon Little Theater and the Tryon Fine Arts Center, opens July 18 at TFAC with an Indoor English Garden Party — garden party attire is suggested.

The regular performances are July 19-22, and tickets are available at or People may call 828-859-2246 for more information.

– Submitted by

Monica Jones