A Charlie Brown Christmas
Archie Andrews Radio Show
Directed by Dan Blackley
Audition Dates: Sunday, September 30th and Monday, October 1st at 7:00 pm
Please bring a headshot and resume | Sides will be provided
Performance Dates: November 23rd - December 22nd
Fridays 8pm | Saturdays 2pm and 8pm | Sundays 2pm and 5pm
Due to number of performances and potential scheduling conflicts double-casting will be considered.
Charlie Brown Christmas cast will also perform the live radio preshow.
Rehearsals begin: October 3rd
Charlie Brown searches for the true meaning of Christmas in this popular award-winning classic. The heart-warming animated special, that has delighted families every holiday season, now comes to life on stage.
AGE RANGE 20's-60's | Mature actors Encouraged!
Charlie Brown - Male to play age 8. a loser-yet-leader who is often depressed but rises out of every downfall with shining hope and determination. Charlie Brown is gentle, insecure, and lovable
Snoopy - (Male or female) Charlie Brown's pet beagle. A genuinely happy dog; full of energy, imagination and sass; known for his "happy dance". A physical, more than speaking, role: physicality and improv a must, terrible impressions a plus. Physical comedian who can adapt to comedic physical routines; has a comedy voice that resembles the character vocalization in the TV special.
Lucy - Female to play age 9. Linus's older sister; bossy and a know-it-all, but very smart and a natural leader. Vocal characterization must evoke, resemble the iconic cartoon. Lucy is the older sister of Linus; she is bossy and crabby. Singing: Vocal ability to sing in a character voice like Lucy.
Linus - Male to play age 8. Charlie Brown's blanket-toting best friend; Sally's love interest; the most insecure but the smartest of all the characters; an intellectual, a philosopher, a theologian.
Pig Pen - Male to play age 8. Known for attracting dust, making him very filthy but with a good heart. Pig Pen is known for being constantly dirty, insulted constantly by everybody; he is very cool and accepts himself regardless. Mime playing upright bass. Crazy hair.
Frieda - Female to play age 8. The girl who brags about her "naturally curly hair"; a total diva. Freida is vain and girly and talks about her naturally curly red hair.
Schroeder - Male to play age 8. A piano prodigy (this will be mimed); Lucy’s love interest; admirer of Beethoven; Charlie Brown's second-best friend after Linus.
Violet - Female to play age 9. Lucy and Patty's best friend; a mean and snobby girl. Violet is not very nice.
Sally - Female to play age 6. The youngest of the group, with a very young sounding voice; Charlie Brown's little sister who has a crush on Linus; is adorable and spunky.
Patty - Female to play age 9. Lucy and Patty's best friend; a mean and snobby girl. Patty is Violet's best friend (Not Peppermint Patty)
Shermy - Male to play age 8. A friend of Charlie Brown's. Very dry; bemoans that he has to play a shepherd in the play every year.
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