Good grief! After being sidelined by Covid for a year, Vincent Massey High School is excited to announce their comeback musical “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”.
The two-time Broadway hit, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” is a tribute to the Charles M. Schulz Peanuts cartoon gang. It follows a day with Charlie Brown as he ponders the meaning of life between kite flying, a baseball game, glee club practice, and winning the heart of the little red headed girl. This heart-warming musical has a singable score, and a plot full of innocence and laughter that the whole family will enjoy.
The cast of 41-students from grades nine through twelve are each a memorable character from the classic cartoon series. The entire cast highlights some of childhood’s simple joys as they, many for the first time, tread the boards. Led by newcomers Derek You as Charlie Brown, Ryan DeGroot as Snoopy, and Manu Tarubal as Schroeder, and joined by veterans Ava Acevedo as Sally, Alison Gray as Lucy, and Aaron Pasaporte as Linus.
The whole cast and crew feel privileged to be able to perform again for the Westman region audiences. Working with acclaimed soprano Naomi Forman as our vocal director, and the owner/ instructor of Dance Images Linda Kearns as our choreographer, students are thrilled to be busy rehearsing again.
Gabriela Milla, a second-year performer says, “It’s exciting, I’ve missed human interaction.” Newcomer to the production Chelsea Nnamani said, “I’ve really been into acting, singing, and art so it’s great to be able to do that again this year.” The whole cast feels fortunate that they can do what they love again, and hope that audiences will support them. “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” will take place March 23’d, 24′h, and 25′h and tickets are on sale now!