A Holiday Double Feature: A Charlie Brown Christmas & The Nutcracker
Celebrate the holidays with NMU Theatre and Dance! This year, audiences can maximize on the festivities with a double feature: during the first part of the evening, enjoy A Charlie Brown Christmas, a one-act musical based on the TV special. Then, return to the Forest Roberts Theatre after intermission for excerpts from The Nutcracker, the timeless ballet. See below for more details!
A Charlie Brown Christmas
A Feel-Good Holiday Musical
Written by Charles M. Schlz
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
This classic animated television special comes to life on the Forest Roberts Theatre stage this holiday season! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang as they discover the true meaning of Christmas. Featuring your favorite tunes from the 1965 special, this 30-minute musical is a warm and fuzzy show the whole family can enjoy.
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Whitmark LLC.
Excerpts from The Nutcracker
A Beautiful World-Famous Ballet
Original Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Original Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
A fan-favorite at Christmas time, The Nutcracker features stunning dances by a cast of fantastical characters, including snowflakes, flowers, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker himself. With a gorgeous score by Tchaikovsky, this whimsical story is a holiday staple for all ages.
Date(s): December 9-10 & 14-17, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre
General Public: $17
NMU Faculty/Staff (2/ID): $12
Military (2/ID): $12
Senior (60+): $12
Student (18 & under): $10
NMU Student (w/ID): $5