“A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage,” everyone’s favorite Peanuts television special, comes to life on stage at the Civic Center on Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Celebrate the timeless television classic as the whole family can join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts characters in their journey to uncover the true meaning of Christmas. Single tickets will be available Friday, July 19 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at DMPA.org, the Civic Center Ticket Office, and by phone at 515-246-2300.
Peanuts is among the most popular and influential brands in the world, and Schulz’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning story has been a longstanding tradition, warming the hearts of millions of fans since it first aired on television over 50 years ago. Now, the live stage adaptation of the classic animated television special brings all your favorite characters to life – all set to the original special’s dialogue as well as the unforgettable sounds of the classic Vince Guaraldi musical score.
“A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage” encompasses each of your favorite scenes from the original animated television show, with more fun, more music, and more finding the true Christmas spirit. Inclusion is also a big theme. After the final bow, the show crescendos into a celebration of song as the audience is invited to join the Peanuts gang in singing traditional Christmas songs and carols. The show is 90 minutes including intermission.