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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)


Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing, Clever
Avg Score

During previews
Entertaining, Confusing, Intelligent, Disappointing, Thought-provoking

See it if You like Peanuts

Don't see it if You want to see adults in the show.

During previews
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if You like watching classics

Don't see it if You don't wanna see classics

During previews
Clever, Confusing, Original, Slow, Dated

See it if You enjoy the peanuts and a show with no real message.

Don't see it if You want a storyline. The show shows snippets of the comic through song and dance

During previews
Must see, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful, Great singing

See it if You want to see the iconic characters of Charlie Brown brought to life by an amazing cast of young Broadway performers. Great show!

Don't see it if You are not in the mood to smile.

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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