A Charlie Brown Christmas Play
December 7 - December 16
Taft Theatre$10 – $35
Photo by Mikki Schaffner
A Charlie Brown Christmas Cincinnati play is here just in time to kick off the holidays.
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s yuletide favorite A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS returns to the Taft Theatre December 7-16, 2019, and this production features Local 12’s own Bob Herzog as Man’s Best Friend, Snoopy!
A Charlie Brown Christmas Performance Schedule
Saturday, December 7 at 2 p.m.* (this performance is signed for the hearing impaired)
Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Friday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 14 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Sunday, December 15 at 2 p.m.
About A Charlie Brown Christmas Cincinnati
Back by popular demand, the whole family is invited to celebrate the season with this live rendition of your favorite holiday TV special! Don’t let the hustle, bustle and commercialism of the holidays get you down. Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and the entire Peanuts gang are here to remind us about what’s most important during the Yuletide season. 2019 marks the 54th anniversary of the animated TV special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. Produced by Lee Mendelson and directed by Bill Melendez, the CBS program debuted on December 9, 1965.
A Charlies Brown Christmas was originally written by Charles M. Shulz. Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mandelson. Stage adaptation by Eric Schaeffer. By special arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson. A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK. This show will be directed and choreographed by Roderick Justice, TCT’s Producing Artistic Director.
Q102 and The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati are proud to collect items for St. Joseph Orphanage at all performances of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS. Children and adults are encouraged to bring any new and unwrapped item to the show and we’ll collect them in the Taft Theatre lobby. In addition, TCT will collect gifts at our Red Bank Road location. Patrons can drop off items in the lobby of our building during business hours.
A Charlie Brown Christmas Cast (in Alphabetical Order)
Shermy – David Armando
Peppermint Patty – Amy S. Baumann
Franklin – Donald Burns
Marcie – Madeline Burgoon
Linus – Jeremy Neale Cox
Pig Pen – Ian Timothy Forsgren
Lucy – Haley Gillman
Frieda – Faustina Gorham
Charlie Brown – Joseph Green
Snoopy – Bob Herzog
Sally – Aubrey E. Jones
Woodstock – Joey Logan
Schroeder – Evan Koons
Santa – John Wenstrup
Violet – Alexander Williams
Ensemble: Brooke Chamberlin†, Sylas Craven†, Marlo D’Ascenzo†, Mia Bella D’ascenzo†, Chloe Goodman†, Geoffrey HillGEOFFREY HILL†
*Denotes TCT’s Young Artists Company
*Feature photo includes Lucy (Sara Kenny) and Charlie Brown (Trey Paris) from TCT’s 2015 staging of A Charlie Brown Christmas