You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
Saturday, May 21st from 10am-2pm
Tuesday, May 24th from 5-9pm
Thursday May 26th at 6pm (CALLBACKS ONLY)
The Playhouse at 305 US Route 1, Yarmouth, ME
Regular rehearsals: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5-9pm, June 2nd - Aug 21, 2022
Tech Week: 5-9pm Mon-Fri Aug 8-11
August 12-14th & August 19-21
AUDITION CHECKLIST & NOTES
Register for your audition day/time slot using the yellow link above or by clicking HERE
Prepare 1 of the 3 monologue selections provided below
Prepare 16 Measures of your favorite musical tune (Don’t have one prepared? Sing Happy Birthday!)
Bring a mobile device with your instrumental music to your audition
Print, fill out and bring the AUDITION FORM (click to download) to your audition. Attach a photo of yourself and performance resume if applicable.
MONOLOGUE SIDES FROM YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN (CHOOSE ONE)
(click HERE for downloadable PDF version)
SCHROEDER: I'm sorry to have to say it right to your face, Lucy, but it's true. You're a very crabby person. I know your crabbiness has probably become so natural to you that you're not even aware when you're being crabby, but it's true just the same. You're a very crabby person and you're crabby to just about everyone you meet. Now I hope you don't mind my saying this, Lucy, and I hope you'll take it in the spirit that it's intended. I think we should all be open to any opportunity to learn more about ourselves. I think Socrates was very right when he said that one of the first rules for anyone in life is "Know thyself." Well, I guess I've said about enough. I hope I haven't offended you or anything.
LUCY: Now Linus, I want you to take a good look at Charlie Brown's face. Would you please hold still a minute Charlie Brown. I want Linus to study your face. Now, this is what you call a failure face, Linus. Notice how it has failure written all over it. Study it carefully. You rarely see such a good example. Notice the deep lines, the dull vacant look in his eyes -- yes I would say this is the finest example of a failure face you're liable to see in a long while.
SNOOPY: My stomach clock just went off. It's suppertime, and Charlie Brown has forgotten to feed me. Here I lie, a withering hollow shell of a dog and there sits my supper dish ... EMPTY! But that's all right. He'll remember. When no furry friend comes to greet him after school, then he'll remember! And he'll rush out here to the doghouse but it'll be too late. There will be nothing left but the dried carcass of his former friend who used to love to run and play so happily with him. Nothing left but the bleached puppy bones of…
Kristi Grand (Director/ Choreographer)
Kristi Grand began dancing at the age of 3 and debuted in her first musical production at the age of 8 and has since performed, directed and choreographed for the last 30 + years. Kristi studied musical theater and child psychology in the Bay Area of California and went on to open her own performing arts community theater company, Grand Performing Arts, from 2010 – 2020. Kristi has directed and choreographed for multiple competitive dance studios, high school, college, and community theater productions throughout Northern and Southern California. Collectively Kristi’s keen artistic eye, enthusiastic attitude and playful imagination have created magic on stage for the young and young at heart. Her ongoing life mission is to connect the arts and hearts in casts and communities alike and is extremely excited to get the opportunity to work with RRCP!
A NOTE FROM KRISTI
Hello Royal River Community Players Friends and Families,
My name is Kristi Grand, and I am honored to have the opportunity to Direct and Choreograph ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ with RRCP this year. I am excited to get started, make new friends, connections and PLAY!
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN is based on The Comic Strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner. Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer. Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Original Direction for this version of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown by Michael Mayer / Originally Produced in New York by Arthur Whitelaw and Gene Persson.
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark