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 Emerald City Theatre Company CHICAGO, IL 11/14/2015 01/03/2016 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 Gettysburg Community Theatre GETTYSBURG, PA 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 Kent County Theatre Guild DOVER, DE 12/04/2015 12/19/2015 Performing Arts Summer Theater Academy LAKE BLUFF, IL 12/04/2015 12/06/2015 Hedgehog & Feather Theatre Company WESTFIELD, NJ 12/04/2015 12/05/2015 Paradise Community Theatre FARIBAULT, MN 12/04/2015 12/13/2015 Saddleback College MISSION VIEJO, CA 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 Monroe Catholic Elementary School MONROE, MI 12/09/2015 12/09/2015 Christ Wesleyan Church Productions MILTON, PA 12/10/2015 12/13/2015 Playmakers Of Baton Rouge, Inc. BATON ROUGE, LA 12/11/2015 12/20/2015 Sinclair Community College DAYTON, OH 12/16/2015 12/19/2015 Hershey Area Playhouse HERSHEY, PA 12/17/2015 12/20/2015 Forest Hills High School JACKMAN, ME 12/19/2015 12/19/2015 Everett Theatre MIDDLETOWN, DE 11/21/2016 11/21/2016 Circle Theater OMAHA, NE 12/02/2016 12/17/2016