• Boy flying a kite. You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, a musical by Clark Gesner, March 26 – April 5 at Marlene Boll Theatre.
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Charlie Brown Musical

Based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schultz   |   Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner

Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer   |   Additional Lyrics and Music by Andrew Lippa

Directed by Greg Grobis

Music Directed by Daniel Greig   |   Choreography by Allyson Smith

Kindling Your Memories

Headstrong Lucy, piano virtuoso Schroeder, Linus and his blanket, love-swooning Sally, precocious Snoopy and the blockhead himself, Charlie Brown, lead the way through a year in the life of an elementary school introvert and the “Peanuts” gang. From a childhood crush and an almost missed school bus to the hair-raising battles with the Red Barron, you’ll come to understand the comforts of having a blanket as a friend. Learn how to fly a kite, the best way to lose a baseball game and what sorts of things make life happy. This fast-paced and lighthearted musical is guaranteed to please audiences of all ages.

 

Friday Saturday Sunday
March 27 @ 7:30 pm March 28 @ 7:30 pm March 29 @ 3:00 pm
April 3 @ 7:30 pm

April 4 @ 7:30 pm

April 5 @ 3:00 pm

 

Events and Special Engagements:

March 26 | Preview Night:  An exclusive preview for Detroit Mercy students, faculty and staff: free of charge.

March 27 | Cast Party: Celebrate opening weekend after this performance with the cast and crew.

March 29 | Anatomy of Song: Explore with the Musical Director the significance and purpose of each note, harmony and rhythm from a selected song from this production.

April 3 | Comics Unite!: Join local illustrators as they discuss the history and influence of Charles M. Schultz and his gang of characters, “The Peanuts.”

April 4 | Community Night: Tickets are only $15.

 

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