A Charlie Brown Christmas

  • Credits
  • Orchestration
  • Rehearsal Materials
  • Brief History
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  • By Charles M. Schulz
    Based on the television special by
    Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson
    Stage Adaptation by
    Eric Schaeffer
    By Special Arrangement with
    Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson

  • Combo Instrumentation

    1 Piano
    1 Bass
    1 Percussion

    Snare Drum
    Bass Drum
    Tom Toms
    Floor Tom
    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
    Stages Theatre Company HOPKINS, MN 11/20/2015 12/29/2015
    Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre WOONSOCKET, RI 11/21/2015 11/22/2015
    First Stage MILWAUKEE, WI 11/25/2015 01/03/2016
    Grand Opera House DUBUQUE, IA 11/27/2015 12/06/2015
    Old Courthouse Theatre CONCORD, NC 12/03/2015 12/20/2015
    The Master's Troupe STEPHENS CITY, VA 12/03/2015 12/06/2015
    Children's Theatre of Western Springs WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 12/03/2015 12/13/2015
    Performing Arts Summer Theater Academy LAKE BLUFF, IL 12/04/2015 12/06/2015
    Paradise Community Theatre FARIBAULT, MN 12/04/2015 12/13/2015
    Monroe Theatre Guild, Inc. MONROE, WI 12/04/2015 12/13/2015
    Children's Theatre of Cincinnati CINCINNATI, OH 12/04/2015 12/13/2015
    Roseville Theater Arts Academy ROSEVILLE, CA 12/05/2015 12/19/2015
    Christ Wesleyan Church Productions MILTON, PA 12/10/2015 12/13/2015
    Sinclair Community College DAYTON, OH 12/16/2015 12/19/2015
    Hershey Area Playhouse HERSHEY, PA 12/17/2015 12/20/2015