You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Raleigh Little Theatre Is a Fast, Fun, Upbeat Opportunity to Reunite with the Peanuts Gang

RLT will conclude its run of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Sunday (photo by Elly McClanahan)

It’s always fun to see old friends! It’s especially fun to discover that they can sing and dance. And Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Clark Gesner’s 1967 Off-Broadway, 1968 West End, and 1971 Broadway musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown affords a fast, fun, and upbeat opportunity to have such a reunion as well… Continue reading You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Raleigh Little Theatre Is a Fast, Fun, Upbeat Opportunity to Reunite with the Peanuts Gang

Bert V. Royal’s Dog Sees God at NRACT Is Funny, Touching, and Thought-Provoking, a Bit Shocking, But Ultimately Uplifting

There comes a time in all of our lives when we encounter a profound and immutable truth: comic-strip characters simply never age! Indeed, Charlie Brown (and the rest of Charles M. Schultz’s Peanuts characters) appeared on the scene in the 1950s as elementary-school-aged children and remained in that age group for half a century. But… Continue reading Bert V. Royal’s Dog Sees God at NRACT Is Funny, Touching, and Thought-Provoking, a Bit Shocking, But Ultimately Uplifting

In Bert V. Royal’s “Dog Sees God,” Homophobia Splits the Now-Teenaged “Peanuts” Gang

"Dog Sees God" runs through July 9th in REP's new downtown theater

Bert V. Royal’s unauthorized play “Dog Sees God,” which features angst-ridden teenage versions of good old Charlie Brown and the “Peanuts” comic-strip gang, is definitely not for small fry, and not just because Snoopy dies of rabies (offstage) — and goes to Dog Heaven — just before the curtain rises.

Bert V. Royal’s “Dog Sees God” Parodies the “Peanuts” Comic-Strip Characters as Teenagers

"Dog Sees God" opens June 24th

“While inspired by the wholesome, all-American [“Peanuts”] gang generations have grown up with, this production is intended for mature audiences only,” cautions director Glen Matthews. “Dog Sees God is also presented in a unique environmental format that places the audience in the world of the play …”