A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas – By Charles M. Schulz, 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
Directed by Lisa Formosa-Parmigiano and Kathleen Erny
Experience the Peanuts characters everyone knows and loves brought to life on stage. Featuring the song “Christmas Time is Here” and the music of Vince Guaraldi. A perfect way to ring in the holidays.

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  • 12/14/2018 7:00 pm - 12/14/2018 7:00 pm

    A Charlie Brown Christmas - By Charles M. Schulz, 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
    Directed by Lisa Formosa-Parmigiano and Kathleen Erny
    Experience the Peanuts characters everyone knows and loves brought to life on stage. Featuring the song "Christmas Time is Here" and the music of Vince Guaraldi. A perfect way to ring in the holidays.

  • 12/14/2018 8:00 pm - 12/14/2018 8:00 pm

    Directed by Wayne Puchkors

    Friday, December 7, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 p.m.

    Friday, December 14 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m.

  • 12/15/2018 2:30 pm - 12/15/2018 2:30 pm

    A Charlie Brown Christmas - By Charles M. Schulz, 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
    Directed by Lisa Formosa-Parmigiano and Kathleen Erny
    Experience the Peanuts characters everyone knows and loves brought to life on stage. Featuring the song "Christmas Time is Here" and the music of Vince Guaraldi. A perfect way to ring in the holidays.

  • 12/15/2018 8:00 pm - 12/15/2018 8:00 pm

    Directed by Wayne Puchkors

    Friday, December 7, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 p.m.

    Friday, December 14 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m.

  • 12/16/2018 2:00 pm - 12/16/2018 2:00 pm

    Directed by Wayne Puchkors

    Friday, December 7, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 p.m.

    Friday, December 14 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m.

  • 12/16/2018 2:30 pm - 12/16/2018 2:30 pm

    A Charlie Brown Christmas - By Charles M. Schulz, 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
    Directed by Lisa Formosa-Parmigiano and Kathleen Erny
    Experience the Peanuts characters everyone knows and loves brought to life on stage. Featuring the song "Christmas Time is Here" and the music of Vince Guaraldi. A perfect way to ring in the holidays.

  • 12/16/2018 5:30 pm - 12/16/2018 5:30 pm

    A Charlie Brown Christmas - By Charles M. Schulz, 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
    Directed by Lisa Formosa-Parmigiano and Kathleen Erny
    Experience the Peanuts characters everyone knows and loves brought to life on stage. Featuring the song "Christmas Time is Here" and the music of Vince Guaraldi. A perfect way to ring in the holidays.

  • 01/18/2019 8:00 pm - 01/18/2019 8:00 pm

    Keely and Du - by Jane Martin
    Directed by Sherry Sweeney
    An explosive and controversial drama from the author of "Talking With." Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim confined by Du, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. "Keely and Du" is a mind-probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are the rape victim's rights? What are a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

  • 01/19/2019 8:00 pm - 01/19/2019 8:00 pm

    Keely and Du - by Jane Martin
    Directed by Sherry Sweeney
    An explosive and controversial drama from the author of "Talking With." Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim confined by Du, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. "Keely and Du" is a mind-probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are the rape victim's rights? What are a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

  • 01/25/2019 8:00 pm - 01/25/2019 8:00 pm

    Keely and Du - by Jane Martin
    Directed by Sherry Sweeney
    An explosive and controversial drama from the author of "Talking With." Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim confined by Du, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. "Keely and Du" is a mind-probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are the rape victim's rights? What are a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

  • 01/26/2019 8:00 pm - 01/26/2019 8:00 pm

    Keely and Du - by Jane Martin
    Directed by Sherry Sweeney
    An explosive and controversial drama from the author of "Talking With." Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim confined by Du, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. "Keely and Du" is a mind-probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are the rape victim's rights? What are a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

  • 01/27/2019 2:30 pm - 01/27/2019 2:30 pm

    Keely and Du - by Jane Martin
    Directed by Sherry Sweeney
    An explosive and controversial drama from the author of "Talking With." Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim confined by Du, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. "Keely and Du" is a mind-probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are the rape victim's rights? What are a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

  • 01/31/2019 7:30 pm - 01/31/2019 7:30 pm

    Keely and Du - by Jane Martin
    Directed by Sherry Sweeney
    An explosive and controversial drama from the author of "Talking With." Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim confined by Du, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. "Keely and Du" is a mind-probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are the rape victim's rights? What are a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

  • 02/01/2019 8:00 pm - 02/01/2019 8:00 pm

    Keely and Du - by Jane Martin
    Directed by Sherry Sweeney
    An explosive and controversial drama from the author of "Talking With." Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim confined by Du, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. "Keely and Du" is a mind-probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are the rape victim's rights? What are a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

  • 02/02/2019 8:00 pm - 02/02/2019 8:00 pm

    Keely and Du - by Jane Martin
    Directed by Sherry Sweeney
    An explosive and controversial drama from the author of "Talking With." Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim confined by Du, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. "Keely and Du" is a mind-probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are the rape victim's rights? What are a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

  • 03/23/2019 8:00 pm - 03/23/2019 8:00 pm

    Beatnik Entertainment Proudly presents the World Premiere of
    “One Helluva Ride” the Bessie Stringfield story
    by Jerry Holt
    Starring Joycie Brantley
    directed by Rip and Bonnie Johnson
    Coming in March 2019!!
    Black History Month continues into Women’s History Month!
    **This is the true to life story of Bessie Stringfield, a rebellious young black
    women, who traveled the country on her Harley in the 1930’s & 40’s. She
    followed her dreams, her restless spirit and her wanderlust to ride the circle of
    death with traveling circus’s across the country. A pioneer in an era when
    women, but more especially black women, were relegated to the kitchen and
    servitude. This rebellious young woman could not live a life of mediocracy.
    Straddling a Harley, in a man’s world, her life became One Hell of a Ride. **
    Playing Saturday March 23rd at 8:00pm & Sunday March 24th at 2:00pm (Doors open ½ hour before show time)
    Offering tickets for only $12.00 Call for reservations at 219-852-0848 or go to beatniksonconkey.com
    Beatniks is located at: 420 Conkey St., Hammond, Indiana

  • 03/24/2019 2:00 pm - 03/24/2019 2:00 pm

    Beatnik Entertainment Proudly presents the World Premiere of
    “One Helluva Ride” the Bessie Stringfield story
    by Jerry Holt
    Starring Joycie Brantley
    directed by Rip and Bonnie Johnson
    Coming in March 2019!!
    Black History Month continues into Women’s History Month!
    **This is the true to life story of Bessie Stringfield, a rebellious young black
    women, who traveled the country on her Harley in the 1930’s & 40’s. She
    followed her dreams, her restless spirit and her wanderlust to ride the circle of
    death with traveling circus’s across the country. A pioneer in an era when
    women, but more especially black women, were relegated to the kitchen and
    servitude. This rebellious young woman could not live a life of mediocracy.
    Straddling a Harley, in a man’s world, her life became One Hell of a Ride. **
    Playing Saturday March 23rd at 8:00pm & Sunday March 24th at 2:00pm (Doors open ½ hour before show time)
    Offering tickets for only $12.00 Call for reservations at 219-852-0848 or go to beatniksonconkey.com
    Beatniks is located at: 420 Conkey St., Hammond, Indiana

  • 05/17/2019 8:00 pm - 05/17/2019 8:00 pm
    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Justin Treasure
    Set in the Bronx NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in a forgotten bar, their defenses dissolve and a spontaneous night of heart thumping confession, love and chaos unfolds. With no easy way out, both are forced to dive deep in order to find a forgiveness that offers the rare chance of a more hopeful future. This is an explosive, deeply affecting play exploring the issues of personal alienation and the redemptive power of love.
  • 05/18/2019 8:00 pm - 05/18/2019 8:00 pm
    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Justin Treasure
    Set in the Bronx NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in a forgotten bar, their defenses dissolve and a spontaneous night of heart thumping confession, love and chaos unfolds. With no easy way out, both are forced to dive deep in order to find a forgiveness that offers the rare chance of a more hopeful future. This is an explosive, deeply affecting play exploring the issues of personal alienation and the redemptive power of love.
  • 05/19/2019 2:30 pm - 05/19/2019 2:30 pm
    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Justin Treasure
    Set in the Bronx NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in a forgotten bar, their defenses dissolve and a spontaneous night of heart thumping confession, love and chaos unfolds. With no easy way out, both are forced to dive deep in order to find a forgiveness that offers the rare chance of a more hopeful future. This is an explosive, deeply affecting play exploring the issues of personal alienation and the redemptive power of love.
  • 05/24/2019 8:00 pm - 05/24/2019 8:00 pm
    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Justin Treasure
    Set in the Bronx NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in a forgotten bar, their defenses dissolve and a spontaneous night of heart thumping confession, love and chaos unfolds. With no easy way out, both are forced to dive deep in order to find a forgiveness that offers the rare chance of a more hopeful future. This is an explosive, deeply affecting play exploring the issues of personal alienation and the redemptive power of love.
  • 05/25/2019 8:00 pm - 05/25/2019 8:00 pm
    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Justin Treasure
    Set in the Bronx NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in a forgotten bar, their defenses dissolve and a spontaneous night of heart thumping confession, love and chaos unfolds. With no easy way out, both are forced to dive deep in order to find a forgiveness that offers the rare chance of a more hopeful future. This is an explosive, deeply affecting play exploring the issues of personal alienation and the redemptive power of love.
  • 05/30/2019 7:30 pm - 05/30/2019 7:30 pm
    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Justin Treasure
    Set in the Bronx NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in a forgotten bar, their defenses dissolve and a spontaneous night of heart thumping confession, love and chaos unfolds. With no easy way out, both are forced to dive deep in order to find a forgiveness that offers the rare chance of a more hopeful future. This is an explosive, deeply affecting play exploring the issues of personal alienation and the redemptive power of love.
  • 05/31/2019 8:00 pm - 05/31/2019 8:00 pm
    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Justin Treasure
    Set in the Bronx NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in a forgotten bar, their defenses dissolve and a spontaneous night of heart thumping confession, love and chaos unfolds. With no easy way out, both are forced to dive deep in order to find a forgiveness that offers the rare chance of a more hopeful future. This is an explosive, deeply affecting play exploring the issues of personal alienation and the redemptive power of love.
  • 06/01/2019 8:00 pm - 06/01/2019 8:00 pm
    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Justin Treasure
    Set in the Bronx NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in a forgotten bar, their defenses dissolve and a spontaneous night of heart thumping confession, love and chaos unfolds. With no easy way out, both are forced to dive deep in order to find a forgiveness that offers the rare chance of a more hopeful future. This is an explosive, deeply affecting play exploring the issues of personal alienation and the redemptive power of love.
  • 07/12/2019 6:00 pm - 07/12/2019 6:00 pm

    Shakespeare in the Park - Macbeth -  by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Barbara Baker Malangoni
    After receiving a prophecy of his future kingship from three witches, and coerced by his scheming wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan, but he is increasingly oppressed by the guilt of his crime in this darkest of Shakespearean tragedies. One of his most powerful works, Shakespeare's Scottish play exposes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfill the ambition for power. Use your blankets or a fold up chair and view live art in a setting close to the stage. Come early and enjoy the offerings of local food vendors including some of our dining partners, PERFORMANCE AT DUSK.

  • 07/13/2019 6:00 pm - 07/13/2019 6:00 pm

    Shakespeare in the Park - Macbeth -  by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Barbara Baker Malangoni
    After receiving a prophecy of his future kingship from three witches, and coerced by his scheming wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan, but he is increasingly oppressed by the guilt of his crime in this darkest of Shakespearean tragedies. One of his most powerful works, Shakespeare's Scottish play exposes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfill the ambition for power. Use your blankets or a fold up chair and view live art in a setting close to the stage. Come early and enjoy the offerings of local food vendors including some of our dining partners, PERFORMANCE AT DUSK.

  • 07/18/2019 7:30 pm - 07/18/2019 7:30 pm

    Macbeth - by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Barbara Baker Malangoni
    After receiving a prophecy of his future kingship from three witches, and coerced by his scheming wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan, but he is increasingly oppressed by the guilt of his crime in this darkest of Shakespearean tragedies. One of his most powerful works, Shakespeare's Scottish play exposes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfill the ambition for power.

  • 07/19/2019 8:00 pm - 07/19/2019 8:00 pm

    Macbeth - by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Barbara Baker Malangoni
    After receiving a prophecy of his future kingship from three witches, and coerced by his scheming wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan, but he is increasingly oppressed by the guilt of his crime in this darkest of Shakespearean tragedies. One of his most powerful works, Shakespeare's Scottish play exposes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfill the ambition for power.

  • 07/20/2019 8:00 pm - 07/20/2019 8:00 pm

    Macbeth - by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Barbara Baker Malangoni
    After receiving a prophecy of his future kingship from three witches, and coerced by his scheming wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan, but he is increasingly oppressed by the guilt of his crime in this darkest of Shakespearean tragedies. One of his most powerful works, Shakespeare's Scottish play exposes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfill the ambition for power.

  • 07/21/2019 2:30 pm - 07/21/2019 2:30 pm

    Macbeth - by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Barbara Baker Malangoni
    After receiving a prophecy of his future kingship from three witches, and coerced by his scheming wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan, but he is increasingly oppressed by the guilt of his crime in this darkest of Shakespearean tragedies. One of his most powerful works, Shakespeare's Scottish play exposes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfill the ambition for power.