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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

From 104 member reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing, Clever

About the show

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.


Member Reviews (104)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing, Clever

17
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated

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.

11
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Insipid, Banal

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.

40
Disappointing, Slow, Banal

See it if you don't care about a boring plot

Don't see it if just don't see it.

During previews
45
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if You get free tickets.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy child actors that whine half of the performance


June 1st, 2016
"With the exception of Milly Shapiro, who is a spot-on delight as Sally, all of the actors seemed to need a lot more directing from Michael Unger, whose task here is formidable...Pulling off this show requires knowing that...these characters are both naïvely young and preternaturally adult. Littl...
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June 2nd, 2016
"The seven young performers in 'Charlie Brown'...have more impressive resumes than most adult actors...The staging isn’t much better or worse than any of the thousands of other amateur productions of 'Charlie Brown.' The kids are all very talented but they have trouble handling the vocal arrangem...
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May 31st, 2016
"Unger's production loses the gleeful winks that gave the original productions their humor. When presented earnestly, the show doesn't quite work...It feels like a more disturbing look at a desperately unhappy youth and his awful pals. But the kids give it their all, especially Colley, who in the...
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June 1st, 2016
"It's the revised version that the York has mounted with a charming and talented cast of kid actors...Naturally, there are some inherent problems with the concept. There are cases where the songs don't sound completely comfortable in developing voices and much of the humor is lost because the you...
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