Charlie Brown Benefit Concert, with Deckman, Karr, Crowle, Floyd, Larsen, Miller, Presented Dec. 15
15 Dec 2008
Kenita R. Miller
Actors from the Broadway casts of Avenue Q, Billy Elliot, Spamalot and Spring Awakening take part in the Dec. 15 presentation of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Directed by David Lefkowich, the benefit performance begins at 8 PM at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College.
The cast features Tom Deckman as Snoopy, Morgan Karr as Charlie Brown, Matt Crowle as Linus, Carmen Ruby Floyd as Lucy, David Larsen as Schroeder and Kenita R. Miller as Sally.
Jonathan Rose is the musical director. Producers are Philip Accorso, Frances Mercanti-Anthony and David Lefkowich for The Friends in Theater Company.
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown was penned by Clark Guesser and Andrew Lippa.
All of the evening's proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation, a non-profit charity that "has given hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions since 1980."
The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College is located in Manhattan at 899 10th Avenue. Tickets, priced $35-$100, are available by calling (212) 279-4200 or by visiting www.ticketcentral.com.
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