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A Charlie Brown Christmas

The Tarkington // Nov 26 - Dec 18

Cartoon character Charlie Brown sits in the snow with his meager Christmas tree. Text reads "A Charlie Brown Christmas."


The classic animated television special A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation in which Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang discover the true meaning of Christmas.


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 by Eric Schaeffer was completed in 2013.


A Charlie Brown Christmas 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

Presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC


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