Imagine a world where the Peanuts comic strip characters are now teenagers in high school. Then imagine their high school world as a hedonistic den of debauchery where alcohol, drugs, and casual sex are the daily enterprise. This is not your traditional Charlie Brown. The only protection gained by changing the names is for Royal to shield himself from lawsuits.
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CB, though, seeing the shades of the world in greater specificity following the death of his dog and best friend, falls in love with Beethoven in a very high school-y way. McClatchy — Tribune Business News. It was directed by Anthony Barrile and produced by Sorrel Tomlinson. Later on, CB gets a letter from his pen pal.
At the party, Matt calls Beethoven a fag again. The next day at school CB asks his friend Matt where we go heenage we die. Schulz Museum and Research Center. Skip to main content. Director Pete Comperatore, who clearly knows the dynamics of a modern high school, propels this strong ensemble beyond the ddog occasional shortcomings to fully explore the trials of adolescence until a heartfelt ending brings compassion to this high school hell.
The young company Inner Circle Creative has remounted this work in a heartfelt, charming production. The show will again be directed by Craig Hepworth as well as Adele Stanhope. Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater.
Matt gives him a more detailed explanation, proposing that when we die we return to a vagina, similar to being born, although the vagina does not belong to our mother. Featured Jobs Near You. Starts with VAN You wanna hit this? It was directed by Nick DeGruccio. Unfortunately, the funeral ends in failure as they argue over who should say a prayer for him. CB goes to see Beethoven and the two argue over whether or not they should be in a relationship.
Ironically, the only real empathy comes from a teen version of Lucy a sparkling Hannah Woodcock and a stoner Linus Liam Yates. Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead Play Writer:. This page is only accessible by StageAgent Pro members. Aron Canter Blogs at specialtheatre. He dogg a good dog. She also helped carry the comedy of the work; in fact, the whole ensemble had a lot of heart and silliness through the production.
The cast was as follows:. Yeah, good luck with that. On July 24,it was announced on the official Facebook page that a sequel to the play was in the works. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. This page was last edited on 25 Septemberat Outside, Beethoven demands an explanation of what happened.
Beethoven walks by and Matt calls him a fag. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Also, teenagers, occupied with a lifetime full of grief and misunderstanding, often behave as stereotypes despite bleeding colorful internal lives and bouncy new ideas. TOP Related.
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Characters[ edit ] CB Charlie Brown is the main character in the play. He is intensely saddened over the death of his dog , and is forced to question both his sexuality and his social status when he unwittingly falls for his classmate Beethoven. It is mentioned that, like her character basis, she changes her philosophy on life often. Her other personas during the course of the play are scripted as thug called "gansta-bitch" in the script , and hippie. Van Linus , always the philosopher in childhood, is now a pothead with a worldview to match. Matt Pig-Pen is a pathological germophobe whose dirtiness has been internalized - he is sex-obsessed and homophobic, and terrorizes Beethoven mercilessly. Beethoven Schroeder became the school outcast prior to events in the play when it was revealed that he was sexually abused by his father.
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Alixandra Giordano and Jack Taylor Photo by Joanne Wastchak The death of a loved one can sometimes be the catalyst that forces an individual to question many things, such as the existence of God, the afterlife, just how close their relationships are with their friends and family members, and even debate the merits of their own past actions and ponder their responsibilities in the world. In Bert V. But Royal also makes the characters in the piece identifiable by making them grown up, teenage versions of the gang from the "Peanuts" comic strip and TV specials who are now high school students with a multitude of issues and no longer the innocent, beloved characters from the cartoons. It is a stunning production of a play that beautifully addresses important issues. Schulz cartoon changes the names of the characters, no doubt to avoid a potential lawsuit. The plot begins when CB Charlie Brown and his sister are holding a funeral for the death of their dog yes, Snoopy is now in doggie heaven. The dog died from rabies and his tragic death forces CB to question many things in his life, especially the fact that none of the friends he thought he was close to came to the funeral.
CB, though, seeing the shades of the world in greater specificity following the death of his dog and best friend, falls in love with Beethoven in a very high school-y way. McClatchy — Tribune Business News. It was directed by Anthony Barrile and produced by Sorrel Tomlinson. Later on, CB gets a letter from his pen pal. At the party, Matt calls Beethoven a fag again. The next day at school CB asks his friend Matt where we go heenage we die. Schulz Museum and Research Center.