'A Charlie Brown Christmas' coming to Willmar

Charles Schultz's loveable characters are being brought to life on stage at The Barn Theatre in Willmar in A Charlie Brown Christmas

'A Charlie Brown Christmas', a timeless classic for all ages, is coming to The Barn Theater stage in Willmar beginning November 29. The show is under the direction of Thomas Rosengren. He says, "Bringing to life one of my favorite childhood Christmas movies is a true joy!" People who attend this production will be transported to their youth and will feel like a kid again. With characters like Linus and Lucy Van Pelt, the piano genius Schroeder and the tomboy Peppermint Patty; coming to life on stage children of all ages will fall in love with each of them again or for the very first time.

The stage version of this show consists of all of the music from the classic television special and the fun dance number that everyone will remember and smile.

The cast and crew and volunteers are also planning an extended intermission which will include specialty snacks, fun crafts, delicious drinks and plenty of photo ops. #PeanutsExtravaganza Bring the kids and grandkids along for this truly unique holiday experience!

The cast consists of:

Allen Clark as Charlie Brown

Courtney Carlson as Sally Brown

Holden Stafford as Linus Van Pelt

Elizabeth Watson as Lucy Van Pelt

Gabriel Ryland as Schroeder

Kaiden Holtz as Shermy

Melissa Mangen as Violet Gray

Bailey Stahl as Frieda

Anthony Buzzeo as Pig Pen

Jen Harasyn as Marcie

Jordan Taylor as Peppermint Patty

Mara Lambert as Snoopy

Taliah Moy as Woodstock

The talented crew that brings together the set, the costumes, the staging, the lights and the sounds include:

Aane Twedt is the set builder

Jenna Tanttila is the set painter

Christa Williamson is the costumer

Patrick Gilmore is the lights/sounds

Evie Bartlett is the stage manager

Ceci Buzzeo is the stage crew

Show dates are Nov. 29 - Dec. 2 and Dec. 6 - Dec 9. Tickets are going fast. Get them today either online at http://www.thebarntheatre.com or by calling 320-235-9500.


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