Bring your family and celebrate Christmas with The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s live rendition of everyone’s favorite holiday special. A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays get you down – Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are here to remind us all about what’s most important during this Yuletide season. By Charles M. Schulz. Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson. Stage adaptation by Eric Schaeffer. By special arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson. Puppets by The Frisch Marionette Company. Directed by Roderick Justice. Choreographed by Jay Goodlett.
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. Produced by Lee Mendelson and directed by Bill Melendez, the TV program made its debut on CBS on December 9, 1965.
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS presented by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, December 4 through December 13. Friday December 4 at 7:30 PM; Saturday December 5 at 2 PM; Sunday, December 6 at 2 PM; Saturday, December 12 at 2 PM and 5 PM; and Sunday, December 13 at 2 PM. At the Taft Theatre, 5th and Sycamore Streets in Downtown Cincinnati. Tickets $7-$25. 1-800-745-3000 and www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are selling fast!
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s production of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS is made possible by the generous support of Macy’s, and the generosity of community contributions to the ArtsWave Campaign. Season Sponsors are the Charles H. Dater Foundation and the Marge and Charles J. Schott Foundation. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. Media sponsors are Cincinnati Enquirer, LOCAL 12 and Q102. The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati Kids Club is presented by Time Timer.
And don’t miss Brunch with Santa on Saturday, December 12 at 11:30 AM. Tickets for this event are $35 for brunch only, show tickets must be purchased separately. Join The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati in the Taft Theatre Ballroom for a festive holiday brunch, music, crafts, a visit from Santa and his friends and memories to last a lifetime. Seating is limited. Call 513-569-8080 ext. 14. Reservations required.