Stanley hosts ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Dec. 7


UTICA — Just in time for the holiday season, the Peanuts gang will be coming to The Stanley Theater on Friday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. for “A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage.”

Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang in their journey to uncover the true meaning of Christmas.

“A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage” is billed as a fresh take on the timeless classic that gives the audience a completely new way of experiencing the storyline as portrayed by real actors who maintain the integrity and spirit of each Peanuts character. This Emmy and Peabody award-winning story by Charles M. Schulz has been a longstanding tradition, warming the hearts of millions of fans since it first aired on television over 50 years ago.

Now, the live on stage adaptation of the classic animated television special brings all your favorite characters to life — all set to the unforgettable sounds of the Vince Guaraldi musical score. 

“A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage” encompasses favorite scenes from the original animated television show and expands the storyline into greater detail with more fun, more music, more finding the true Christmas spirit.

This Peanuts Experience also includes an intermission and, after the final bow, the show crescendos into a celebration of song as the audience is invited to join the Peanuts gang in singing Christmas favorites.

Tickets range from $29.50-$74.50. For tickets, call Broadway Utica at 315-724-7196, go to the theater box office at 258 Genesee St., Utica or online at


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