The York Theatre Company revives the musical inspired by Charles M. Schulz's beloved Peanuts gang, starring a cast of talented kids who've all appeared on Broadway. More…
Spend a day with Charlie Brown and his pint-size philosopher friends, from bright, uncertain morning to starlit, hopeful evening, with lonely brown-bag lunches, kite flying failures, book reports, glee club rehearsals, and suppertime in between. For audiences of all ages.
See it if You're a fan of the show. I am not and this production does nothing to improve it in any way. The kids are great but the staging is bizarre!
Don't see it if You value your time. Not worth it. Sorry York. A swing and a miss.
See it if you like Peanuts & Charles Schulz, curious how a cast of teenage pros do, enjoy the original musical, want a family show, patient with kids
Don't see it if expecting a NYC professional type profession, can't tolerate child actors, good as some may be, miss the irony of adults behaving as kids
See it if you're a fan of Peanuts or child actors, or you're in the mood for a "palette cleanser" in between heavier, more dramatic shows.
Don't see it if you're turned off by child actors. This production is staged with kids, though they're quite talented with many big credits.
See it if You're 5 years old. Or if you have a son/daughter in the cast. Seriously - it's that bad.
Don't see it if You want a talented cast who can act/sing, since that's not here. 2 hours 5 minutes of excruciating boredom - and kids kicking my seat.
See it if you have kids who'd enjoy seeing young professional performers completely master & run a show. Very small production (house is very small).
Don't see it if kids ain't your thing. These munchkins really tore it up for us. Very well-done (again small house, small production) and very entertaining.
See it if you want to go support these child actors.
Don't see it if you have something better to do. This isn't a great production in part because the kids are overacting and some are singing over the top too
See it if You love Peanuts, you remember what it's like to be a kid, you want to laugh, you want to see the next generation of Broadway stars.
Don't see it if You hate fun, don't care for child actors, want something edgy, or just have no heart.
See it if you love the characters (and who doesn't); It's funny with very good performances
Don't see it if don't want to see a kids production of this show
See it if you'd like to see Charlie Brown's philosophical thought spoken by a true child instead of an adult.
Don't see it if you expect a magnificent singing and outstanding acting.
See it if If you're looking for a musical about your favorite peanuts with simple/catchy songs, barely a plot and a very talented cast;
Don't see it if If you're looking for a story and characters to be invested in. For as fun and cute as it is, the show has barely any substance.
See it if you remember Peanuts when it still had zing! Great kid cast, fun songs and staging, insightful. Perfect summer night out with family!
Don't see it if you want a plot. This is a series of comic strips brought to life; sweet, warm, light entertainment, cleverly presented. No more/no less.
See it if You're curious to see the show done by professional kids, putting an new spin on a classic.
Don't see it if You're looking for highly polished performances and production values. If you want more ambitious, serious theatre
See it if you want to be impressed by a super talented cast of young actors who are just adorable.
Don't see it if you don't like low-budget productions and are not a fan of Charlie Brown.
See it if The show was written for adult actors. This production is cast with child actors. They miss the humor throughout. Painful.
Don't see it if Don't see it if you have happy memories of the first time you saw the show.
See it if you like seeing professional kids perform, don't mind low-key sets that remind you of a middle school performance... you like small theaters
Don't see it if you are looking for a replica of the past B'way shows. This is an extremely small production with professional kid actors. great kids tho.
See it if You're a fan of Charlie B., enjoy too-shelf Broadway child actors performing their faces off for you, need to trick your kids into theater.
Don't see it if Can't stand child actors, think Charlie Brown is dated, get bored with 2 hours of kids playing precocious kids.