Clark Gesner News

Date of Death: July 23, 2002
Birth Place: August, ME, USA
Gender: Male
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/4/16- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWNSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/4/16- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2016

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...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN at Terrace Plaza PlayhousePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN at Terrace Plaza Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Everyone's favorite Cartoon comes to life in YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN on the Terrace Plaza Playhouse, December 31st 2015 - February 6th 2016, playing†Monday, Friday and Saturday, with a special New Year's Eve opening night. Scroll down to meet the cast! (more...)

Princeton's Triangle Club Returns to McCarter TheatrePrinceton's Triangle Club Returns to McCarter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Princeton's Famous Triangle Club will present the world premiere of its brand new original musical-comedy extravaganza, Tropic Blunder, at McCarter Theatre, Friday and Saturday, November 13and 14 at 8:00 PM and Sunday, November 15 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

Princeton Triangle Club Presents TROPIC BLUNDERPrinceton Triangle Club Presents TROPIC BLUNDER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2015

Princeton's Famous Triangle Club is proud to present the world premiere of its brand new original musical-comedy extravaganza, Tropic Blunder, at the Matthews Theatre Auditorium of the Tony Award-winning McCarter Theatre Center, located in Princeton, NJ. Shows will be held November 13-14 at 8:00 PM and November 15 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

St. Bart's Players Present DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER, Now thru 11/15St. Bart's Players Present DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER, Now thru 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Bernard has the perfect romantic evening planned for his mistress - or so he thinks. Hidden identities and outrageous infidelities are exposed in this hilarious French farce! (more...)

St. Bart's Players to Present DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER, 11/5-15St. Bart's Players to Present DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER, 11/5-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

Bernard has the perfect romantic evening planned for his mistress - or so he thinks. Hidden identities and outrageous infidelities are exposed in this hilarious French farce! (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Begins Tonight at Bayou City TheatricsYOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Begins Tonight at Bayou City Theatrics
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

On the heels of Bayou City Theatrics' wildly popular regional premiere of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS†in December, the Peanuts gang returns to The Kaleidoscope, tonight, October 10, through the 24th. Charles Schulz's beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner's classic musical, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN. (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN to Play Bayou City Theatrics, 10/10-24YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN to Play Bayou City Theatrics, 10/10-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

On the heels of Bayou City Theatrics' wildly popular regional premiere of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS†in December, the Peanuts gang returns to The Kaleidoscope, October 10 through 24. Charles Schulz's beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner's classic musical, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN. (more...)

BWW Feature: Go Back to Class with 10 School-Themed ShowtunesBWW Feature: Go Back to Class with 10 School-Themed Showtunes
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 12, 2015

With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, students all across the county are now diligently back to work on yet another school year. While students and teachers alike are back in their routines of homework and extracurriculars, BroadwayWorld's Jeff Walker and Matt Tamanini are focusing their monthly feature on the showtunes that celebrate the highs and lows of school and learning. (more...)

Milly Shapiro, Joshua Colley and More Bring YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN to 54 Below TonightMilly Shapiro, Joshua Colley and More Bring YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

A school favorite comes to 54 Below! (more...)

Linda Lavin, Will Swenson and More Set for 54 Below This MonthLinda Lavin, Will Swenson and More Set for 54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

This September,†54 BELOW†presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th†Street. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Reunion, Linda Lavin & More Set for 54 Below This WeekSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Reunion, Linda Lavin & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

This week at†54 BELOW,†Broadway's Supper Club†presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond.†To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com†or call†(646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 31-September 6, Featuring Anthony Rapp, Barrett Weed, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 31-September 6, Featuring Anthony Rapp, Barrett Weed, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Aug 30, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Saturday Night Fever Reunion Concert; Anthony Rapp: Unplugged; 54 Sings You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Barrett Weed; and 54 Sings Guys and Dolls. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Kids Unite for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN; Go Inside the Rehearsal Room for the 54 Below Concert!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Kids Unite for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN; Go Inside the Rehearsal Room for the 54 Below Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 28, 2015

Happiness is... 54 Below Sings You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown! On†September 2-3, 54 Below will present the Grammy-nominated music by Clark Gesner, with additional music from Andrew Lippa, in one sensational concert. Winner of the Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown brings fun and catchy music to the famous Peanuts gang comic strip we all know and love. Don't miss your favorite tunes such as 'My Blanket and Me,' 'Book Report,' 'Snoopy,' 'My New Philosophy,' 'Beethoven Day,' 'The Kite,' 'Suppertime,' and many more! Join Charlie, Snoopy, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang for a fun and exciting evening at 54 Below! (more...)

Milly Shapiro, Aidan Gemme & More Will Sing CHARLIE BROWN at 54 Below!Milly Shapiro, Aidan Gemme & More Will Sing CHARLIE BROWN at 54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Happiness isÖ 54 Below Sings You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown! ON September 2-3,†54 Below will present the Grammy-nominated music by Clark Gesner, with additional music from Andrew Lippa, in one sensational concert.†Winner of the Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Musical,†You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown†brings fun and catchy music to the famous Peanuts gang comic strip we all know and love. Don't miss your favorite tunes such as "My Blanket and Me," "Book Report," "Snoopy," "My New Philosophy," "Beethoven Day," "The Kite," "Suppertime," and many more! Join Charlie, Snoopy, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang for a fun and exciting evening at 54 Below! (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS to Close Gallery Players' 49th Season; New Leadership, Full Lineup Announced!IN THE HEIGHTS to Close Gallery Players' 49th Season; New Leadership, Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The Gallery Players in Park Slope are proud to announce new changes in their leadership by welcoming Justine McLaughlin as Managing Director and Mark Harborth as Artistic Director to helm their 49th Season. Both McLaughlin and Harborth have a long history with the organization in various roles including sitting on the Board of Directors. (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Hits 54 Below, 9/2YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Hits 54 Below, 9/2
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2015

A school favorite comes to 54 Below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/13/15- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWNSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/13/15- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2015

Today in 1999, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown closed at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 149 performances. You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a 1967 musical comedy with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts. The revival cast featured Anthony Rapp as Charlie Brown, Kristin Chenoweth as Sally and Roger Bart as Snoopy. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/1/15- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWNSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/1/15- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2015

Today in 1971, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown opened at the John Golden Theatre, where it ran for 32 performances. You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a 1967 musical comedy with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts. Directed by Joseph Hardy and with choreography by Patricia Birch, the 1971 cast included Grant Cowan as Snoopy and Dean Stolber as Charlie Brown. (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN to Debut at Henderson Pavilion, Now thru 5/23YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN to Debut at Henderson Pavilion, Now thru 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The funnies are not just for Sunday anymore. Two weekends in May will be dedicated to the Peanuts comic strip when the Shakespeare Institute of Nevada presents You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown at 8 p.m. tonight, May 15, 16, 22 and 23 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy (more...)

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