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 Hayes Theatre Co presents CBPromoScreen

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz
Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Director Shaun Rennie
Musical Director Michael Tyack
Choreographer Andy Dexterity
Set and Costume Designer Georgia Hopkins
Lighting Designer Hugh Hamilton
Sound Designer Jeremy Silver

Starring Andy Dexterity, Ben Gerrard, Sheridan Harbridge, Nat Jobe, Laura Murphy and Mike Whalley 

 

Charles Schulz’s beloved characters come to life in this wonderfully entertaining musical by Clark Gesner.  You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown will play Hayes Theatre Co from Tuesday 5 July including special performances for the school holidays. 

Everyone’s favourite ‘blockhead’ Charlie Brown is joined by his kid sister Sally, blanket-hugging Linus, know-it-all Lucy, Beethoven devotee Schroeder, and of course his best friend – Snoopy for adventures and life lessons that cover the best way to fly a kite, write a book report, play baseball and combat the Red Baron. 

You're A Good Man Charlie Brown is the first musical to be presented for children and families by Hayes Theatre Co, directed by Shaun Rennie with choreography by Andy Dexterity (who also plays Snoopy) - the creative team behind the 2014 production of RENT. Joined by renowned Musical Director Michael Tyack (The Detective's Handbook, Mary Poppins) with the talented young cast of Ben Gerrard (I Am My Own Wife, Molly) as Linus, Sheridan Harbridge (The Detectives Handbook, Songs for the Fallen) as Lucy, Nat Jobe (Crazy For You, The King & I) as Schroeder, Laura Murphy (GREASE The Musical, Magical Tales) as Sally and Mike Whalley (Richard III, An Officer and a Gentleman) as Charlie Brown.  

 

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This production will commence matinee performances during the July school holidays from 5 July, with an additional two weeks of evening performances available for the big kids in all of us from 18 July. 

YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN

Based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz

Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner

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

Original Direction for this version of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” by Michael Mayer

Originally Produced in New York by Arthur Whitelaw and Gene Persson

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” is presented by permission of ORiGiN™ Theatrical
On behalf of Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.

Tuesday 5 July - Saturday 30 July 2016

Performances 5 July - 16 July

Tuesday 5 July, 7.30pm
Wednesday 6 July, 11.00am & 7.30pm
Thursday 7 July, 11.00am & 7.30pm
Friday 8 July, 11.00am
Saturday 9 July, 11.00am
Monday 11 July, 6.30pm
Tuesday 12 July, 11.00am
Wednesday 13 July, 11.00am
Thursday 14 July, 11.00am
Friday 15 July, 7.30pm
Saturday 16 July, 12.00pm & 7.30pm

Performances 18 July - 30 July

Mondays 6.30pm | Tuesday - Saturday 7.30pm | Wednesday 2.00pm | Saturday 12.00pm

Prices: Full Price $55.00 | Concession (Seniors/Pensioners/Students) $49.00 |  Child (under 12) $45.00 | Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $190.00

You're A Good Man Charlie Brown is available through the 2011 Post Code Offer

Anyone who lives in the 2011 postcode can obtain unsold tickets for only $20.00 to all participating shows at Hayes Theatre Co on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays when purchased in person at the box office, half an hour prior to commencement of the performance with I.D. showing residential address.

Running time: Approximately 2 hours, 10 mins (including 20 minute interval)