Charles M. Schulz News

Date Of Birth:
November 26, 1922
Date Of Death:
February 12, 2000 (77)
Birth Place:
St. Paul, MN, USA
Gender:
Male
Petite Opera Presents SNOOPY!!! The Musical, 4/25-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Submitted by Petite Opera, Chicago suburban Park Ridge's professional 501c3 non-profit opera company, presents its first musical theatre work, 'SNOOPY!!! The Musical' April 25-May 4, 2014. Based on the Charles M Schulz Peanuts cartoon strip, this fun musical focuses on the life of Snoopy, from the puppy farm to his attempts at writing the great American novel. It also follows the Peanuts child characters in their discovery and interpretation of their world as they grow up. Fans of Charles Schulz's strip will recognize Snoopy and his friend Woodstock, Lucy's psychiatrist booth, Linus' blanket and more. The delightful musical includes the upbeat songs 'Poor Sweet Baby,' 'I Know Now,' 'Where Did That Little Dog Go?,' 'The Big Bow Wow' and 'It Was a Dark and Stormy Night.' (more...)

CCT YouTheatre Company to Perform Two Special Easter Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

The weekend before Easter is going to be jam-packed with fun and amazing theatre as Columbia Children's Theatre (CCT) presents It's The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown and Stephen Schwartz's Godspell Jr. April 10 -13. The Easter Beagle runs Saturday, April 12 @ 11 & 3:00 and Godspell Jr. runs Thursday, April 10 at 7:00, Friday, April 11 at 7:00 and Saturday, April 12 at 7:00. There will be a special double feature matinee Sunday at 3:00 pm of both shows. Tickets are $10 per person and $8.00 for seniors and active military for individual performances, and $15 for Sunday's double feature matinee. All shows take place at Columbia Children's Theatre on the second floor of Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive in beautiful Forest Acres. Advance tickets are strongly recommended and may be purchased securely on-line at www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com. (more...)

Welcome to Name Bubbles, Charlie Brown!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Good grief, it's true: Happiness is a Peanuts name label! (more...)

Scoop: IT'S THE EASTER BEAGLE CHARLIE BROWN on ABC - Sunday, April 20, 2014
by - Mar 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on IT'S THE EASTER BEAGLE CHARLIE BROWN, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 20, 2014! (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Runs 4/12-27 at Clark Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Peanuts characters come to life for Kelrik Productions, as the 2014 DISCOVER season continues with the Tony Award-winning YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN. Charles M. Schulz' immortal creations take to the stage with humor, song and dance. Colorful for children, warm and winning for adults, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, like the comic strip that spawned it, speaks to everyone. YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN opens on Saturday April 12, and plays until Sunday, April 27, at the Studio Theater at the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande. (more...)

MAME, Starring Emily Skinner, SOUTH PACIFIC and More Make Up Virginia Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre revealed the new titles for the 2014/15 Season with a public announcement at the November Theatre last evening. The announcement marks Bruce Miller and Phil Whiteway's 40th season as Artistic Director and Managing Director. Miller reflects on this milestone, "I'm proud to be announcing my 40th season as Artistic Director. The 18 shows that comprise Virginia Rep's 2014/15 roster include several of my favorite comedies, dramas and musicals. Whether a renowned classic or an exciting new release, each selection will take us on a breathtaking journey. I can't wait to discover with our audience the adventures that lie ahead." (more...)

Peanuts Worldwide and Sourcebooks Partner to Develop PUT ME IN THE STORY Personalized Books
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Peanuts Worldwide, joint venture of Iconix Brand Group and members of the family of Charles M. Schulz, and Sourcebooks, a leading independent publisher and developer, today announced a deal to create original stories featuring the Peanuts gang, designed and written specifically for the Put Me In The Story personalized book app and website. This is the first time that Peanuts books are being made available in personalized form. (more...)

m.a.d. Theatre Stages YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

m.a.d. Theatre will present You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown with direction by Tony Gilkinson and musical direction by Dee Lynch, with assistant direction by Caitlin Greene. The show will play today, February 6-9, 13-16, and 20-23, 2014 Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 2:00 p.m. (more...)

m.a.d. Theatre to Present YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, 2/6-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

m.a.d. Theatre, Tampa's 'Music, Acting, Dance' company, presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, February 6-9, 13-16, and 20-23, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/4- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Stage Tube - Feb 04, 2014

Today in 1999, You're A Good an Charlie Brown opened at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 149 performances. A 1967 musical comedy with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, the show is based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts. THe 1999 revival featured new dialogue by Michael Mayer, who also directed, and additional songs and orchestration written by Andrew Lippa; choreography was by Jerry Mitchell. The cast featured Anthony Rapp, Kristin Chenoweth, and Roger Bart. (more...)

m.a.d. Theatre to Present YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, 2/6-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

m.a.d. Theatre, Tampa's 'Music, Acting, Dance' company, presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, February 6-9, 13-16, and 20-23, 2014. (more...)

ABC Announces Valentine's Day-Themed Programming
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Love is in the air on ABC, as the network celebrates the most romantic time of the year with a month full of Valentine's Day-themed programming. Dates and show descriptions listed below (more...)

ABC to Present Classic CHARLIE BROWN Valentine's Day Specials, 2/14
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

“Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown,” the 1975 special produced and animated by the same team that gave us the now classic holiday specials and taken directly from the late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz's famed comic strip, will air with the classic “A Charlie Brown Valentine,” (more...)

m.a.d. Theatre to Stage YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, 2/6-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

m.a.d. Theatre will present You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown with direction by Tony Gilkinson and musical direction by Dee Lynch, with assistant direction by Caitlin Greene. (more...)

ABC Presents HAPPY NEW YEAR, CHARLIE BROWN Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

The ABC Television Network and the PEANUTS gang will ring in the new year with the animated PEANUTS special, “Happy New Year, Charlie Brown,” created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (more...)

ABC to Present HAPPY NEW YEAR, CHARLIE BROWN, 12/30
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2013

The ABC Television Network and the PEANUTS gang will ring in the new year with the animated PEANUTS special, “Happy New Year, Charlie Brown,” created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with the NY Pops for A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 23, 2013

On December 21 at 2:00PM in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presented A Charlie Brown Christmas in a special holiday Family Concert with The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke. The staged concert version of Charles M. Schulz's iconic television special brought the beloved Peanuts characters to life through special choreography performed by dancers from New York Theatre Ballet and child actors from TADA! Youth Theater. Tony Award nominee John Tartaglia (Avenue Q, Sesame Street) narrates the heart-warming story, underscored by the music of Vince Guaraldi, performed by The New York Pops and Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside rehearsal below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/21-12/22/2013
by - Dec 22, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 22, 2013 - Sunday, December 22, 2013. (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Tartaglia, Steven Reineke Join NY Pops in A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS; Megan Hilty & More Attend
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 22, 2013

On December 21 at 2:00PM in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presented A Charlie Brown Christmas in a special holiday Family Concert with The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke. The staged concert version of Charles M. Schulz's iconic television special brought the beloved Peanuts characters to life through special choreography performed by dancers from New York Theatre Ballet and child actors from TADA! Youth Theater. Tony Award nominee John Tartaglia (Avenue Q, Sesame Street) narrates the heart-warming story, underscored by the music of Vince Guaraldi, performed by The New York Pops and Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. Check out a look back below! (more...)

John Tartaglia Set for New York Pops' A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Today; Steven Reineke Conducts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

Today, December 21 at 2:00PM in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents A Charlie Brown Christmas in a special holiday Family Concert with The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke. (more...)

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