Millie's Christian Borle is Snoopy! April 12 at Symphony Space

News   Millie's Christian Borle is Snoopy! April 12 at Symphony Space
Move over Charlie Brown  — here comes Snoopy! The eighties musical, based on Charles M. Schultz's classic comic strip, will be presented April 12 in concert at the Peter Norton Symphony Space.
Christian Borle
Christian Borle

Hosted by Avenue Q's John Tartaglia, the all-star concert features Thoroughly Modern Millie's Christian Borle as the lovable, mischievous canine. Borle plays opposite his recent Millie star, Tony Award winner Sutton Foster. Foster, who is co-producing the concert with Jamie McGonnigal, portrays Peppermint Patty. Keeping it all in the family, Hunter Foster, now on Broadway in Little Shop of Horrors, is Linus, and Hunter Foster's wife, Jennifer (Taboo) Cody, is Sally. The remainder of the cast includes Avenue Q's Ann Harada as Lucy, Bat Boy's Deven May as Charlie Brown and six-year-old newcomer McKinney Danger-James as Woodstock. Ben Rimalower, who recently produced and directed the SHINE Awards in Los Angeles, directs, and Chatterbox host Seth Rudetsky is the evening's musical director and conductor. Co-producers include Linda Gabler, Jonathan Ross and Matthew Stock. The concert features scenic design by Wilson Chin, costume design by David Kaley and lighting design by David Grill.

Snoopy! features music by Larry Grossman, lyrics by Hal Hackady and a book by Warren Lockhart, Arthur Whitelaw and Michael L. Grace. The musical, with David Garrison as Snoopy, played 152 performances at Off-Broadway's Lamb's Theatre in 1982.

The concert is a benefit for the Pied Piper's Children Theatre of New York City. Tickets, priced $21, $65 and $150, are available at the Symphony Space box office, (212) 864-5400. The $150 ticket includes a pre-show reception at Symphony Space and an after-party at Citrus.

Symphony Space is located in Manhattan 2537 Broadway at 96th Street.

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