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Charlie Brown Christmas
Saenger Theatre - AL
Dec 17 2016
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Charlie Brown Christmas
Christmas has always been a point of interest for creative hotshots worldwide. Several such plays and musicals have been made that focus on Christmas and related concepts. However, one Christmas tale that has never lost its magic and charm is the widely acclaimed and most loved story of Charlie Brown.
Charlie Brown Christmas is an entertaining theatrical that is enthralling the audience for a while now. It is based on book by Charles M. Schulz and a TV cartoon classic featuring characters from his ?Peanuts? strip.The theatrical version is as entertaining as a television special as it got the live essence of Charles Schulz's captivating writing.
The musical tells the story of a day in the life of Charlie Brown and four of his entertaining friends namely Linus, Schroeder, Lucy and Patty. Adding to this lineup is faithful and naughty dog Snoopy. But it?s not any other day that we are talking about.
The beautiful story is about Christmas Day where everyone likes to enjoy and celebrate. The lead character Charlie Brown, however, could not do so as he is feeling little sad. While Charlie struggles through another day full of book reports, baseball games, kite flying, and a little philosophy.
His gang Peanuts do what they do best: spending Christmas in their own trademark styles. Lucy is bossy, Linus is sweet while Snoopy is a crazy dog that grabs the most of the attention of the ?Peanuts? and the audiences alike. That?s all about the plot as the rest is the best.
Charlie Brown Christmas is not just another Christmas story that emphasize only on fun and frolic. Rather it also incorporates the slightly serious elements and philosophical views of Schulz about the true spirit of Christmas.
He gives us the lesson through this tale that special days like Christmas should be celebrated positively and with optimism. This widely acclaimed has been playing from decades in different parts of the world. It had its Off-Broadway premier in 1967 followed by a Broadway premier.
It had its Broadway Premiere on June 1, 1991. The show was a super-hit from day one and it rocked the audience with the sheer simplicity of the plot.
Initially, it played only for 32 performances and then moved to tour other places. However, the revival at Broadway on February 4, 1999 was a bigger success as it played for 149 consecutive performances.
The cast and crew of Charlie Brown keep changing in various productions. The original Broadway cast, however, includes Dean Stobler, Carter Cole, Grant Cowan, Stephen Fenning, Liz O'Neal and Lee Wilson.
Michael Mayer dons the hat of the director of the play while Jerry Mitchell was credited as choreographer. All the tracks were composed by Clark Guesser and Andrew Lippa while Clark Guesser was the lyricist who penned some very good and emotional songs.
The play comes up with a book by John Gordon. This theatrical has not only received audience?s acceptance but it also earned good reviews from the critics who termed it as pure fun.
Charlie Brown Christmas has received many honors that make it one the most acclaimed musicals. It has won Drama Desk Award in its debut year, that in 1967.
The 1999 revival saw huge appreciation for the play as it won two Tony Awards including Best Featured Actor in a Musical and Best Featured Actress in a Musical.
The winning galore continued in Drama Desk Awards as well and the theatrical was honored as Outstanding Revival of a Musical besides other awards like Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.
But more than awards and any critical acclaim Charlie Brown is celebrated for its appeal to children who come to watch the musical whenever and wherever it is played.
The show is bright, fun, and adorable. It does not only provide the glimpses of each of the famous and familiar characters that are the hot favorites of kids and the grown ups; but it also incorporates the music and style of some musical icon to tell a particular Christmas story.
The sound is astounding as it gives the Peanuts characters a fresh and energetic touch with its brilliant percussion and humorous piano lines.
All in all, Charlie Brown Christmas is an entertaining play that is perfect for children, college students and the elders alike. It is one of those Christmas entertainers that will entertain you fully. So don?t miss this well-loved holiday classic and watch it with your family.