New York | 2h 15m | Already closed

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

From 15 critic and 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.



64
Cute, Funny, Fluffy, Insipid

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.

64
Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Quirky, Fluffy

See it if enjoyed reading the Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schultz or love the TV Specials.

Don't see it if you're not into comics

61
Indulgent, Original, Disappointing, Uneven

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

60
Banal, Slow

See it if You are enthralled with children performers, no matter what they're doing.

Don't see it if You've seen a professional production with young adults-no comparison and this one pales. Underdeveloped voices playing "Broadway" annoy you

59
Cute, Banal, Disappointing, Misguided, Funny

See it if you want to see a slightly different take on a familiar show

Don't see it if you can get cheap tix to something else

55
Fluffy, Cute, Vignettes, Overrated, Great singing

See it if you like a series of vignettes, sung or otherwise, to portray characters. Fun to watch kids perform.

Don't see it if you like shows with plot and substance.

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.

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.

100
Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You already love the peanuts.

Don't see it if You dont like the peanuts.

100
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if you're a fan of the classic characters

Don't see it if you're looking for a dark themed, edgy adult show

100
Delightful, Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Must see

See it if YOU LOVE MUSICALS

Don't see it if ...you should see it

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Original, Refreshing, Funny

See it if ....if you're a "Peanuts" cartoon fan...a must see...for me a must see because I played the role of Charlie Brown in a college performance!

Don't see it if ....you know nothing about the Peanuts cartoon gang!

100
Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Original

See it if you're a fan of Snoopy and the gang

Don't see it if you don't find relevance in the characters created by Charles M Schultz

100
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Must see

See it if You want to be entertained!

Don't see it if You don't like children!

94
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if You are a kid at heart

Don't see it if You don't like Peanuts

94
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if You have kids that like Charlie Brown or Snoopy or if you like them personally Snoopy was my favorite!

Don't see it if You don't like cute show that leave you laughing!

92
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Refreshing

See it if Simple story lines with classic characters. Sweet lyrics, especially in the end. Happy feelings evoked through its simplicity

Don't see it if you think yourself too mature for childishness. Or if you don't like the Peanuts.

91
Clever, Funny, Edgy, Masterful, Profound

See it if You love up to date mainstream music.

Don't see it if You prefer classic musicals.

88
Fluffy, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You like Charlie Brown comics, child characters. Cute and simple.

Don't see it if You don't like adults dressed and behaved like children.

82
Enchanting, Clever

See it if you have kids in your family and want to get them absorbed into theater seeing kids their age perform

Don't see it if you don't like (excellent) kid actors

82
Cliched, Slow, Funny, Dated, Fluffy

See it if It's a very cute show. That's about it.

Don't see it if If you don't like cute-sy musicals, with a children's theatre edge

81
Great singing, Hilarious, Quirky, Relevant, Funny

See it if You like new takes on childhood favorites

Don't see it if You don't like quirky remakes

80
Funny, Entertaining, Cute

See it if you enjoy the old Peanuts comics or have any knowledge of Charlie Brown. It helps to have a little background going into it.

Don't see it if you aren't into Peanuts/Charlie Brown or have never read the comics. It probably won't make a lot of sense to you.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Hilarious, Must see, Great singing

See it if You are a fan of Charlie Brown

Don't see it if You have no idea who Charlie Brown is.


Related content


Cast & Creatives (15)