The Theatre Company of Saugus presents its holiday season show for 2017, including two short plays:
- A Charlie Brown Christmas, based on the Peanuts television special
- A Christmas Carol – Readers Theatre, based on the novel by Charles Dickens
There will be five performances are on the first two weekends of December 2017. The opening is Saturday 2 December at 7:30 PM, followed by a matinee on Sunday 3 December at 2:00 PM. The remaining performances are Friday and Saturday 8 & 9 December at 7:30 PM, and Sunday 10 December at 2:00 PM.
Performances are at the American Legion Post 210 / 44 Taylor Street / Saugus, Massachusetts 01906. (The upstairs hall is not wheelchair accessible.) See our Directions page.
Tickets will be on sale in mid-November. Tickets purchased at the door with cash or check are $20 for adults, or $18 for seniors, students, or children. Tickets purchased in advance online with credit cards are only $17 for adults or $15 for seniors, students, and children. Complete info about purchasing or reserving seats is on our Tickets page.
There will be a free preview of selected portions of the show on Friday 1 December, at the annual Tree Lighting festivities, at Saugus Town Hall. (Accessible via an elevator at the rear of the building.) The Tree Lighting festivities run from 5 to 8 PM, and all activities are free.
We are pleased to announce the talented cast.
The actors in A Christmas Carol:
- Scrooge … Jon Workman
- Multiple adult roles … Joshua Mele, Sherri Raftery, Kathy Rapino
- Children … Kids from the Charlie Brown cast
We are still looking for one more male actor to fill out the cast of A Christmas Carol. If you are interested, please contact the director.
The actors in A Charlie Brown Christmas are all kids:
- Charlie Brown … Kyle Bernard
- Lucy … Grace Antonelli
- Linus … Brooks Workman
- Schroeder … Dillon Bresnahan
- Snoopy … Paige McNeill
- Sally … Kate Pepitas
- Pig Pen … Rylan Workman
- Frieda … Caitlyn Muldoon
- Violet … Gianna Ferace
- Shermy … Tyler Desmond
- Woodstock … Rhianon Brown
Both shows are directed by Stephen Russo. Damien LaCount is the stage manager. Amanda Allen is the choreographer. Sound design by James Wlodyka. Lighting design by Larry Segel.
A Charlie Brown Christmas is a play with music by Charles M. Schultz. Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson. Stage adaptation by Eric Schaeffer. By special arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson. Music and musical arrangements by Vince Guaraldi. This production is presented by special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc. / 560 Lexington Avenue / New York, New York 10022 / 212-688-2525.