Auditions for Clark Gesner’s You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown were held recently, yielding a stellar cast and crew for the upcoming summer production. The following area students were selected:
James Canfield (Charlie Brown) - The Woodlands High School
Kris Watkins (Linus) - Oak Ridge High School
Chris Canal (Schroeder) - The Woodlands College Park High School
Erin Wasmund (Snoopy) - The Woodlands College Park High School
Meredith Tyler (Lucy) - The John Cooper School
Megan Trom (Sally) - Montgomery College
Jaime Stinnett (stage manager) - Montgomery College
Rick Sellers (assistant director) - Montgomery Collegey
David Ubel (sound designer) - Montgomery College
Kirsten Hallford (prop mistress/running crew) - Montgomery College
Tim Stinnett – (running crew) - Montgomery College
Cooper McClain (master electrician/deck captain) - Montgomery College
Phil Weimer (light board op/sound tech) - Montgomery College
Chase Waites, assistant professor of drama at Montgomery College, will direct the production. He has worked with many students at both the high school and college levels.
“I was very impressed with the caliber of auditions from such a wide array of individuals,” said Waites. “I think we’ve put together a superb cast that will delight our audiences. Everyone has a favorite Peanuts character and now they can see that character take shape on stage. You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a show that has a lot of heart. Audiences of any age will truly enjoy this theatre experience.”
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is the final production of the season at Montgomery College. It will be held Friday and Saturday, July 6-7, and Thursday-Saturday, July 12-14, at 7:30 p.m., with a special Sunday matinee on July 8 at 2 p.m. All productions will take place on the Mainstage theatre (Building D). Ticket prices are $10 for general admission; $7 for seniors; and $5 for students, faculty and staff.
Additional information regarding the theatre department at Montgomery College is located online at theatre.montgomery-college.com. Call now for ticket reservations and discount tickets. To find out more about theatre productions or sponsoring the next theatre production, contact Amy Cooper at (936) 273-7021 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
This show is produced through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library Inc., and based on the The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz. Book, music and lyrics are by Clark Gesner. Additional dialogue is by Michael Mayer; additional music and lyrics are by Andrew Lippa. Original direction for this version of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is by Michael Mayer. It was originally produced in New York by Arthur Whitelaw and Gene Persson.
Montgomery College is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit montgomery.lonestar.edu.
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