Contact and writer: Sally Okelberry (435) 797-1500, firstname.lastname@example.org
Utah State University’s Old Lyric Repertory Company, an advanced production program in the Department of Theatre Arts and the Caine School of the Arts, opens its second show with a crowd pleasing musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The production opens Wednesday, June 17, and performances continue June 18 and 19 with a 7:30 p.m. curtain.
Other shows in rolling repertory this season are The Foreigner, which returns with a matinee and evening performance June 20, and the yet to open The Importance of Being Earnest, and An Inspector Calls. The OLRC season runs June 11-Aug. 1 at the historic Caine Lyric Theatre (28 West Center St, Logan).
Tickets range from $19-$25 and senior/youth/USU faculty staff discounts are available by calling the Caine School of the Arts Box Office at 435-797-8022 or 435-752-1500, visiting the box office online or at the door.
Directed by Kris Bushman and starring W. Lee Daily as Charlie Brown, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a family friendly show guaranteed to delight, the director said.
The director said the production presents life simply — happiness is two kinds of ice cream, sharing a secret . . . or reliving the sweet innocence of youth with Charlie Brown and Snoopy.
Presented in its award-winning Broadway revival version, the musical snapshots Charles Schulz and his famous characters at his best — Schroeder (Daniel W. Thompson) and Lucy (Felicia Stehmeier) at the piano; Charlie Brown and Lucy at the psychiatry booth; Linus (Casey Allen) and his blanket; Snoopy (Andy Johnson) with his supper dish, and the whole gang, including Sally (Aubrey Campbell) at the baseball game. The characters live the moments of a child’s life, waffling from wild optimism to utter despair, from a bright, uncertain morning, to a hopeful starlit evening.
The director said the OLRC production includes hilarious comic sequences animated by high-energy dance routines, creating non-stop entertainment for adults and children alike.
Still to open in the OLRC season are The Importance of Being Earnest, July 2 and An Inspector Calls, July 9.
For information on the OLRC, including group ticket sales, call Public Relations and Marketing Director Sally Okelberry, (435) 797-1500, or email email@example.com.
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