Jan 20, 2011 1:32 PM by Tonya LaCoste
Performed by a cast of 37 Acadiana youth, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown tells the story of an average day in the life of the famous comic strip child hero, Charlie Brown.
"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" debuts Thursday, Jan. 20, and runs through January 22 at First Baptist Church in Lafayette. The actors are part of CYT - a non-profit children's theatre.
Event times are:
7 p.m. Jan. 20 - 22 and 3 p.m. matinee on Jan. 22 and school shows on Jan. 20. Fro ticket information, call 337-258-2349 or go to www.cytlafayette.org
What to expect:
The audience is introduced to the whole Peanuts gang: Patty, Shroeder, Lucy, Snoopy and the others. All of the characters share their observations, largely negative, of Charlie Brown. As the play progresses, the relationships of the Peanuts characters to one another are further expanded.
Lucy is infatuated with Schroeder and takes great pleasure in tormenting Charlie Brown. Linus loves his blanket. Snoopy lives in his rich imagination. Charlie Brown is in love with a mysterious little, redheaded girl. The show ends with each character listing things that for him or her equal happiness. Finally, Lucy ends up telling Charlie Brown what a good man he is leaving a smiling, happy Charlie Brown alone on stage.