Charlie Brown !!
CATS Presents The Broadway Musical “You’re A
Good Man, Charlie Brown” the delightful Broadway musical final weekend Performances
- Friday July 7th & Saturday 8th at 7:30 P.M. and Sunday
matinee July 9th at 1:30 P.M. at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts
version of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” won 2 Tony Awards and a Drama
Desk Award for the 1998-1999 season. It features all of the classic
musical numbers including “My New Philosophy” (which made Kristin Chenowith a
star) and also wonderful Charlie Brown songs from “Beethoven Day” to “The Book
Report” and “Happiness”. Featuring favorite Charles M. Schulz characters
from the famous Peanuts cartoon strips, CATS will present the musical with
older teen & adult performers as was originally written.
principal characters are: Charlie Brown, LucyVan Pelt, Snoopy, Sally Brown,
LinusVan Pelt & Schroeder.
musical depicts an average day in the life of Charlie Brown, made up of
memorable cartoon moments ranging from Charlie Brown’s wild optimism to utter despair.
From the frustration of the baseball game, to the insecurity of Valentine’s
day, to problems writing a book report, it is all depicted on stage by his
human and non-human friends. The classic score opens with Charlie Brown’s
uncertain but optimistic morning (“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”), and
happily ending in a hopeful starlit evening (“Happiness”). Show stoppers
include Snoopy singing “Suppertime” and Lucy’s songs (“Schroeder” & “The
Doctor Is In”). The whole Peanuts Gang is also featured in “The Book
Report” , “The Baseball Game” and “Beethoven Day”.
Sargent Rachels, Produce/ Direct and Choreograph with Karen Bergmann as
Associate Producer, Priscilla Anderson is Costume Designer and Sets are by
Joanne McMaster. Bob Perry is Chief of Set Construction, Randy Worden
& Dan Vanoost are Lighting Designers & Joe Sellarole is Musical
Arranger. Liz Moran is Assistant to the Director, Adam McDonald is
Production Coordinator, Jennifer Brasher is Audio Production Assistant and
Melinda Garcia is Assistant to the Producer. Sharon Johnson & Kathy
McNamara are Costume Assistants, Pam Vincelli is Chair of Opportunity Drawings,
Diana Wondergem is Chair of Concessions and Jim Lyon is Chair of Ushers.
the (PAC) Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center, all performances are reserved
seating and prices range from $17 to $29 for Adults, $16 to $27 for Seniors and
$10 to $20 for Students/Children depending on date and location of seats.
There is a discount for groups over 12 and for those serving in the
military. For info and tickets check CATS web site at www.bigbeartheater.org
or call the PAC Box Office at 909-866-4970.
CATS will also present the play “Steel Magnolias” by Robert
Harling at the CATS Warehouse Theater for six shows, August 25-September
Information on both shows can be found on CATS web site: www.bigbeartheater.org
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