Six of America’s favorite comic strip characters come to life this month in Steilacoom High School’s musical production of “You’re a good man, Charlie Brown.”
The curtain rises at 6 p.m. for four performances, planned for April 19, 20, 26 and 27 in the SHS auditorium, 54 Sentinel Drive.
Tickets, available at the door are $8 for general admission and $6 for those with student ID.
The musical, which premiered in 1967 off Broadway, features Alex Domine in the role of Charlie, while Beth Meberg appears as Lucy, the strip’s outspoken female. Where would Charlie be without Snoopy? It’s rumored that Snoopy will put in an appearance.
The cast includes Alasdair Swarner as Linus, Amber Froh as Shally, Mark Phillips as Schroeder and Sarah Norman as Peppermint Patty. Also Kimiko Morrow, Becky Hoyte, Electra Duclos and Lauren Boyle.
Teacher Tina Hayden directs the production.
The original musical was revived in 1999 and nominated for a Tony Award.