Charlie Brown Christmas Tickets

Do you want to spend a memorable time with your loved ones this holiday season? If yes, then book Charlie Brown Christmas tickets from here today and enjoy this highly entertaining show live as it comes to multiple cities across North America. A Charlie Brown Christmas Live is a theatrical adaptation of an animated television special of the same name that has now become a timeless classic. It will feature all of your favorite characters from the T.V. show along with unforgettable music by Vince Guaraldi, making this spectacle a must-attend for everyone.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas is a highly popular television special that airs around Christmas every year on ABC. Now, your favorite holiday show has also been converted into a theatrical production which will soon tour the US. So, if you want to treat your children and loved ones to this epic show, then get your hands on Charlie Brown Christmas tickets as soon as possible.

A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Idea

Charles M. Schulz’s famous comic strip, Peanuts had become a major hit in early 1960s which led to television producer, Lee Mendelson thinking about making a documentary based on its success. The two soon met and after the approval of Schulz, he started working on a half-hour documentary set. After the project completed, Mendelson tried to sell it to major television networks but despite the strip’s popularity, no one was interested in buying it.

In April of 1965, the Peanuts gang appeared on the cover of Time Magazine after which Lee Mendelson received a phone call from John Allen of the New York-based McCann Erickson Agency. Allen asked him to produce an animated half-hour Peanuts Christmas special. Thinking he would be able to sell the documentary to him, Mendelson readily accepted and called Schulz to brief him about the entire situation. The duo then immediately got to work and soon created an outline for the special which featured a soundtrack combining jazz and traditional music, winter scenes, a scene to be read from the bible and a school play.

Mendelson and Schulz then presented this outline to Coca-Cola who became interested in buying the special. However, the company gave them just six months to complete the project as they wanted the show to broadcast in early December. The duo then started to put together a team and soon A Charlie Brown Christmas entered the production phase.

Working On The Special

While working on the script for A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charles M. Schulz’s main goal was to deliver the message about the true meaning of Christmas through this special. He then invited Lee Mendelson and animator, Bill Melendez to his house so that the trio can jot down ideas for the show. During their session, Mendelson recalled that he and his spouse had read a fairy tale, ‘The Fir-Tree’ by Christian Anderson to their children previous Christmas. That led to Schulz coming up with the idea of including a tree in the show with the spirit of the special’s lead character, Charlie Brown. He then decided not to include the laugh track and began writing the script of the show which he completed in a matter of a few weeks.

Mendelson, Melendez and Schulz then started the casting process and selected an acclaimed actor, Peter Robbins as Charlie Brown, Chris Shea as Linus Van Pelt and Tracy Stratford as Lucille "Lucy" Van Pelt. The trio also casted, Kathy Steinberg as Sally Brown while Melendez himself voice acted the character of Snoopy.

A Christmas Staple

A Charlie Brown Christmas was completed just ten days before the scheduled date of its national broadcast debut. While all involved in its making thought it was going to be a disaster, one of the animators, Ed Levitt thought differently and called it a masterpiece after viewing it in a theater before its premiere. The executives behind this show then called Richard Burgheim of Time to view the show. He was impressed by the work and said, “A Charlie Brown Christmas is one children's special this season that bears repeating.”

The show debuted on December 9, 1965 on CBS. It became an instant hit with major publications including, The Hollywood Reporter, New York Post, Weekly Variety and The Washington Post all praising the show. The special ultimately became a Christmas staple in the U.S. for many decades and inspired the creation of many other popular shows including, ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ and ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ It also won a Peabody and an Emmy Award.

Charlie Brown 2018 Tickets

A Charlie Brown Christmas is now going to be transformed into a theatrical show where all of the famous characters from the special will come to life. This spectacle is now scheduled to begin its tour in November of 2018 and will be performed in cities like, Cincinnati, Hershey, St. Louis, Madison, Birmingham, Detroit and Rosemont. So, if you want to surprise your loved ones this Christmas season then take them to this show by grabbing your Charlie Brown Christmas tickets.

Charlie Brown Christmas Tickets Prices

Currently the average price for Charlie Brown Christmas tickets is $36. The date and location for this event is 24-Dec-18 at Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, San Antonio. The minimum get-in price for Charlie Brown Christmas tickets is $29.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
A Charlie Brown Christmas San Antonio 24-Dec-18 $36 $29

* Ticket Prices vary on hourly basis.



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