Salamanca, N.Y. The holiday television classic A Charlie Brown Christmas comes alive on the Salamanca High School Stage in a new production of the theatrical adaptation. The Salamanca Drama Club continues its commitment to youth theatre by presenting this wonderful, musical take on the real meaning of the holidays. A Charlie Brown Christmas opens on Friday, December 7th at 7 pm with an additional performance at 7 pm on Saturday, December 8th.
With direction from Eric Kemnitzer (Salamanca Drama Club Adviser), this production of Charles Schultz's holiday story brings teen performers to the stage as such classic characters as Lucy, Linus, Schroeder, Snoopy, and, of course, good ol' Charlie Brown himself. The cast of talented performers includes 2 casts! There will be a Friday Night Cast and a Saturday Night Cast! The production contains the Vince Guaraldi holiday musical favorite 'Christmas Time is Here' as well as the carol 'Hark, the Herald Angels Sing'.
In addition to Kemnitzer, the production staff includes Sue Schnaufer (Stage Director), Student Director Riley Brown (Assistant Director), Richard Turner (Set Director), Chris Myers (Sound Tech) and will be Produced by Scott Bean.