You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
Based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by: Charles M. Schulz
Book, Music and Lyrics by: Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by: Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by: Andrew Lippa
Director: Aubrie Therrien
Choreographer/Assistant Director: Travis Burbee
Music Director: Paolo Perez
Featuring: Travis Burbee, Samantha Elisofon, Gianluca Cirafici, Melissa Jennifer Gonzalez, Andrew Kader, Elizabeth Kotite, Brandon Looney, Gideon PiankoEPIC Players
presents a neuro-inclusive musical production of YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
(Revised).Epic Players Inclusion Company
(EPIC) is a theater troupe for actors living with (and without) developmental disabilities such as autism. Performances pioneer increased inclusion in theater arts, breaking through social barriers and debunking stigmas. Charles Schultz’s beloved musical—now celebrating its 50th Anniversary—explores love, friendship and acceptance of others’ differences through the antics of the beloved peanuts gang.
The EPIC Players
--which stands for empower, perform, include and create--is a theatre company in New York City founded in 2016 to provide opportunities for performers with developmental disabilities to represent themselves on stage and screen. EPIC seeks to use the performing arts as a vehicle to empower artists with developmental disabilities and pioneer increased inclusion in the arts. EPIC advocates for previously unexplored career paths for those living with developmental disabilities and hopes to become an inclusive social resource for performing artists living with developmental disabilities seeking to represent themselves, their community and their talent on stage and screen.
It is EPIC’s hope that our mainstage performances combined with our performing arts classes will prepare our actors for a successful and enriching career within the theatre arts and foster our mission to break down the social barriers surrounding these opportunities. In addition, by working with neuro-inclusively, we hope to illustrate a new way to use the performing arts and empower artists to use their craft to build communities and become change-makers in their field.
is overjoyed to be to welcomed as Anchor Partners with The Flea for the 2017/2018 Season. The EPIC Players
Follow us: @epicplayersnyc
Running time: 90 minutes, with a 15 minute intermission
Ticket prices include a $2 restoration fee.
Talkbacks will follow the Friday 11/17 and Sunday 11/19 performances.