Buies Creek, N.C.—Based on the history-making cartoon strip created by Charles Schulz, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown sets the antics of everyone’s favorite “Peanuts” characters to music in a series of cartoon vignettes that revolve around comic icon Charlie Brown. The Cape Fear Friends of the Fine Arts and Campbell University will present the play Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, and Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-23, at 8 p.m. in Ellis Theatre of the Taylor Bott Rogers Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $7 general admission and $3 for students, children and seniors. For more information, call 910.893.1495.
Audiences are invited to join Schroeder at the piano, Lucy at the psychiatry booth, Snoopy in his battles with the Red Baron, Linus and his blanket and the inimitable Charlie Brown for a glimpse into the everyday life of these timeless characters.
“Watching You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is like running into your old gang,” said Broadway reviewer Fergus McGillicuddy. “Set to the music of Clark Gesner, all the favorite characters are there, including thoughtful Linus, bossy Lucy, tuneful Schroeder, effervescent Sally and the always surprising Snoopy!”
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown stars Jon Cheney as Charlie Brown, Christopher Morrow as Linus, Jordan Zepher as Lucy, Courtney Raynor as Sally Brown, Sammy Pearce as Schroeder, Treshay Williams as Peppermint Pattie and James Davis as Snoopy.
“You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown is a great play for young and old alike because it contains such simple wisdom about the human condition,” said Director Georgia Martin, professor of Theatre Arts. “It’s a delightful and entertaining experience.