Honesdale, Pennsylvania - This May, welcome Snoopy, Linus, Charlie Brown and all the Peanuts gang back to the Honesdale High School Performing Arts Center with "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." Written by Clark Gesner, the show is based on the characters of Charles M. Schulz.
Due to COVID-19 occupancy protocol, the Honesdale High School theatre will only seat a maximum of patrons based on the current COVID-19 state regulations. Reserved seats are only available for this production. At the performance, you will seated away from other patrons to accommodate safe social distancing. Masks are required to be warn the entire time while in the theatre.
The Broadway style production explores what it means to be a good person, prompted by affirmations from Charlie Brown’s friends. These compliments set Charlie Brown on a journey of self-discovery as the audience follows him and his friends through a day of adventure and trials.
The story of the musical is told through a series of vignettes that act as the four-panel format used by the original cartoon strip “Peanuts.” With charm, wit, and heart, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown explores life through the eyes of the Peanuts gang.
Musical numbers include “My Blanket and Me,” “The Kite,” “The Baseball Game,” “Little Known Facts,” “Suppertime,” and “Happiness.
The play spans the months between Valentine’s Day and Beethoven Day, following the characters in their optimism and utter despair. You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a crowd-pleasing classic for all age groups.
Executive Director Scott D. Miller speaks about the production’s appeal. “This is a show that is perfect for the whole family – the adults will enjoy the nostalgia of a beloved set of characters, portrayed by a charming talented cast, and everyone will love hearing the heartwarming songs played by a trio of fantastic musicians.”
The company cast stars Honesdale High School students Kaeleb Jones (Charlie Brown), Ella Sherman (Sally), Bryce Klinger (Linus), Gabrielle Martin (Lucy), Kyle Deron (Snoopy), Calvin T. Feustel (Schroeder), Cody Stanton (Woodstock / Swing), Rochelle Keast (Peppermint Patty / Swing), Lexi Pinto (Marcie / Swing), Eric Berkihiser (Pig Pen / Swing), Maria Kannebecker (The Little Red-Haired Girl / Swing), Danielle Gager (Violet / Swing), Karli Rowles (Emily), Kimberly Florance (Frieda), Hailey Tyler (Lila), and Jade M. Segarra (Little Pigtailed Girl).
The backstage set, lighting, hair and makeup, and sound students showcase includes Zachary Eisele (Technical Supervisor), Nikolas Romano and Ryan Kretschmer (Technical Stage Managers), Gibsen Goodenough (House Manager), Zachary Eisele (Lighting), Nolan Duffy (Sound). The following student stage hand crew include John Christiansen, Connor Coar, John Gilson, Bryce Klinger, Suzanna Kuta, Justin Mackle, Noah Salzameda, Evin Schultz, James Ahern, Calvin Feustel, John Rodriguez, Zachary Wilken, Anna Coar, Christian Krasniak, Lakelen Leclere, Amanda Kuta, Joey Taraschuk, Caleb Dodson, Julian Pons, Jacob Babel, Cosette Gombita, Avery Ohliger, Rory Decker, Emily Johannes, Yolanda Ingenito, Leanndra Bloxham, and Nicholas Eisele.
The production is directed by Scott D. Miller; choreographed by Jesse Perry; music direction by Martha Curtis, Betty Ann Robson, and Geri Spinosa; assisted by student teacher Mason Clark, technical direction by Shawn Garing and William Sievers; set designs by Stacey Roerig; costume and hair and makeup design by Kathryn Beisel; and publicity by Nicole Sievers.
Performances will take place May 1-2, 2021, at Honesdale High School Performing Arts Center. Shows will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021, and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, 2021. All reserved tickets are $5 and Red/Black Pass Members are welcome to the show complimentary.
For information, directions, and to charge tickets by phone, please call 570-251-9831. Reserved Tickets are on sale online at http://www.honesdalepac.com. We highly recommend purchasing tickets prior to the performance due to COVID-19 restrictions.
SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM
SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2020 at 7:00 PM
SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2021 at 2:00 PM
Honesdale High School Performing Arts Center
459 Terrace Street, Honesdale PA 18431
Regular $5, Senior (+62) $5, Student $5, Children (3-5) $5, Red/Black Pass (Complimentary)
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