Musical opens Friday
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
A musical based on Charles Schultz' Peanuts comic strip runs Oct. 16-17 in the Performing Arts Center recital hall.
"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" is a produced by a group of St. Cloud State music students. Directing the 90-minute production is Anna Rooney, a senior music education major from Rockford, Ill.
Clark Gesner wrote the words and music for the show, which has been mounted numerous times off-Broadway, on-Broadway and on television. Kristin Chenoweth won a Tony Award playing Lucy in the 1999 revival of the show.
Children 11 and younger can participate in a prize drawing by submitting a drawing of a favorite Peanuts character.
Performances are 7 p.m. Oct. 16 and 2 p.m. Oct. 17.
Tickets, which are available at the door, are $12 for adults, $7 for students, children and seniors, and $30 for a family.
Proceeds benefit the Music Department's scholarship fund.
Tams-Witmark, which licenses the show, describes "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" this way:
For more information, contact the Music Department office at 320-308-3223.