The classic animated television special, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas.
Music samples provided courtesy of Fantasy Records and Lee Mendelson Film Productions.
Video demonstration of Tams Rehearsal Aid
- Rehearsal Materials
- Brief History
By Charles M. Schulz
Based on the television special by
Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson
Stage Adaptation by
By Special Arrangement with
Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson
Cymals: Crash, Sizzle, Ride
Handbells (or Glockenspiel)
1 Prompt Book & Vocal Part
11 Prompt Books & Vocal Part for Cast
1 Piano-Vocal Score
1 Production Notes
Optional Additional Materials
1 Tams Rehearsal Aid
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS was first shown as an animated television special in 1965 and has been part of the holiday tradition ever since. The stage adaptation was completed in 2013.
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Organization City, State First Performance Last Performance Old Log Theater EXCELSIOR, MN 11/17/2014 12/31/2014 Western Washington Center for the Arts PORT ORCHARD, WA 11/21/2014 12/21/2014 Oquirrh Hills Performing Arts Alliance MAGNA, UT 11/28/2014 12/20/2014 Community Theatre Guild, Inc. VALPARAISO, IN 11/28/2014 12/21/2014 Kentlake High School KENT, WA 12/02/2014 12/29/2014 Youth Performance Company MINNEAPOLIS, MN 12/05/2014 12/21/2014 Ariel Theatrical, Inc. SALINAS, CA 12/05/2014 12/20/2014 Asheville Community Theatre ASHEVILLE, NC 12/05/2014 12/21/2014 Village Playhouse of Wauwatosa WEST ALLIS, WI 12/05/2014 12/21/2014 Steel City Theatre Company PUEBLO, CO 12/05/2014 12/21/2014 FreeFall Stage FOLSOM, CA 12/05/2014 12/21/2014 Triumvirate Theatre NIKISKI, AK 12/06/2014 12/27/2014 Roseville Theater Arts Academy ROSEVILLE, CA 12/06/2014 12/20/2014 Stagedoor Productions LONG BEACH, MS 12/06/2014 12/20/2014 La Crosse Community Theatre, Inc. LA CROSSE, WI 12/11/2014 12/21/2014 Longmont Theatre Company LONGMONT, CO 12/11/2014 12/20/2014 Bayou City Theatrics HOUSTON, TX 12/12/2014 12/20/2014 NextStop Theatre Company HERNDON, VA 12/12/2014 12/21/2014 Villager's Theatre, Inc. SOMERSET, NJ 12/13/2014 12/21/2014 Pig Brooch Theatre Company BROOKLYN, NY 12/13/2014 12/21/2014 Sinclair Community College DAYTON, OH 12/17/2014 12/20/2014 A Company of Girls PORTLAND, ME 12/18/2014 12/20/2014 West Scranton High School SCRANTON, PA 12/18/2014 12/20/2014 Algonquin Arts Theatre MANASQUAN, NJ 12/18/2014 12/20/2014 Bay Street Theatre SAVANNAH, GA 12/19/2014 12/28/2014 New England Classical Academy CLAREMONT, NH 12/19/2014 12/20/2014 Tacoma Musical Playhouse TACOMA, WA 12/20/2014 12/24/2014 Downtown Players LAMBERTVILLE, NJ 12/20/2014 12/20/2014 FUSE Productions STATE COLLEGE, PA 12/20/2014 12/20/2014 Park Playhouse, Inc. ALBANY, NY 12/21/2014 12/21/2014 Family Fellowship AMHERST, OH 12/24/2014 12/24/2014 Plaza Theatre Company CLEBURNE, TX 02/06/2015 03/14/2015 Spokane Civic Theatre SPOKANE, WA 02/26/2015 03/22/2015 Guthrie High School Vocal GUTHRIE, OK 03/05/2015 03/09/2015 Original Kids Theatre Company LONDON, ON 03/26/2015 03/29/2015 EverGreen Ministries HUDSONVILLE, MI 03/27/2015 03/29/2015 Bethlehem Catholic High School BETHLEHEM, PA 04/10/2015 04/18/2015 Arizona Broadway Theatre PEORIA, AZ 04/17/2015 05/10/2015 Sacred Heart School TROY, MO 04/24/2015 04/24/2015 Warner Theatre TORRINGTON, CT 05/02/2015 05/10/2015 Hershey Area Playhouse HERSHEY, PA 07/16/2015 07/26/2015 New Britain Youth Theater NEW BRITAIN, CT 07/24/2015 07/26/2015 Maysville Players MAYSVILLE, KY 07/29/2015 08/02/2015 Old Courthouse Theatre CONCORD, NC 08/27/2015 09/13/2015 First Stage MILWAUKEE, WI 11/25/2015 01/03/2016 Grand Opera House DUBUQUE, IA 11/27/2015 12/06/2015 Performing Arts Summer Theater Academy LAKE BLUFF, IL 12/04/2015 12/06/2015