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LIVE ON STAGE: Sinclair Theatre's "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Charlie Brown is BACK, live on stage, in Sinclair’s Blair Hall Theatre from December 2nd through 5th. The Sinclair Theatre Dept. is delighted to offer this 40-minute holiday classic for the seventh time. With tickets remaining at their 2014 price of $8, this is a perfect introduction for young children to LIVE theatre. First shown as an animated TV special based on Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters in 1965, this show has become a Sinclair family tradition.

Directed by Gina Kleesattel with music direction by David Brush and choreography by Rodney Veal, this faithful stage adaptation features Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang as they grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. Featuring colorful costumes and scenery, the show is perfect for school, church, scout and other youth groups.

“It’s delightful to see many groups and families returning year after year to get in the holiday spirit,” says Gina Neuerer, chair of Sinclair’s Music, Theatre and Dance Dept. “We’re also excited to continue our partnership with Sinclair’s American Sign Language Dept. to continue our shadow interpreted performances.”

All seats are reserved and the regular house policy of  “no children under 6” has been lifted. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Please review detailed house policies before ordering tickets. Vaccinations are not required, but encouraged, and patrons 6 and up must wear a mask on all Sinclair campuses.

Tickets are available now at: www.sinclair.edu/tickets

If you need further assistance, email box.office@sinclair.edu or leave a message at 937-512-2808. Box office messages are monitored by student box office agents who work around their class schedules and return calls as quickly as possible.  The box office is open one hour prior to performances if tickets are still available for purchase at the door. Groups of 20 or more can save the $1 per ticket processing fee when ordering online with a credit card. For additional group information, call 937-512-2076.

Cast includes:
Charlie Brown: Colin Drayer
Snoopy: Connor Gray
Lucy: Alexis Paige
Linus: Ian Spraul
Pig Pen: Tanner Henry
Frieda: Emma Campbell
Schroeder: David Shockey
Violet: Alayah Young
Sally: Helen Grisez
Patty: Kamilah Noaks
Shermy: Deangelo Powell

Performances times:
Thursday, Dec. 2 at noon
Friday, Dec. 3 at noon
Saturday, Dec. 4 at 2, 4 & 7 pm
Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 & 4 pm