Childplay’s production of Roald Dahl’s modern fairy tale, “The Big Friendly Giant,’’ will run May 1-23 at the Tempe Center for the Arts. The production will be held at 1 and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through May 23.
“The Big Friendly Giant’’ was adapted by playwright David Wood from Dahl’s original book. Dahl’s first children’s book, James and the Giant Peach, was followed by an unbroken string of bestselling titles, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory among others.
Childsplay’s artistic director and founder David Saar is the director of this production.
Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for children, students and seniors.
In addition, $12 discount tickets are available during the Target Storybook Preview event held at 4 p.m. on April 25.
Information: 480-350-2822, www.childsplayaz.org/boxoffice