The Young Players Youth Theater are proud to announce auditions for a Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles M. Schulz. Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson. Stage Adaptation by Erin Schaeffer. Produced by special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.
Auditions will be held at the Royal Theatre, 111 South Market Street in Benton, on Saturday, October 8th at 2:00 and Sunday, October 9th at 7:00 pm.
Show dates will be December 15-17 at 7:00 pm.
This will be under the direction of Jeremy Clay. Auditions are open to students under the age of 14, who have not completed the 9th grade. Please bring a list of all conflicts and be prepared to sing your favorite Christmas song. Auditions will also consist of cold readings from the script.
The classic animated television special “A Charlie Brown Christmas” comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation in which Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas.
When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but this proves to be a frustrating endeavor. When an attempt to restore the proper holiday spirit with a forlorn little Christmas fir tree fails, he needs Linus’ help to discover the real meaning of Christmas.
Cast of Characters:
- Charlie Brown
- Pig Pen
For questions please feel free to contact Director, Jeremy Clay at [email protected] or Producer, Leah Golleher at [email protected]
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