The Community Arts Theater Society 2017 schedule begins with the Broadway musical “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” for eight performances at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center in June and July. Evening performances are June 30, July 1, 3, 5, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. and matinees July 2 and 9 at 1:30 p.m.

Principal auditions for the musical are March 11. Principal characters are Charlie Brown, Lucy Van Pelt, Snoopy, Sally Brown, Linus Van Pelt and Schroeder. Contact Liz Moran at to schedule an audition time.

Director Karen Sargent Rachels will audition understudies for all the major principal parts as well as the speaking/singing parts in the Peanuts Gang. All those from the age of 12 and older who want to be in the show chorus should attend the audition at 3 p.m.

March 11. Music from the show can be found on YouTube.

An all-ages group of Peanuts gang members include Violet, Peppermint Patty, Marcie, Frieda, Charlotte, Pig Pen, Shermy, Franklin, Faron, the Little Red-Haired Girl and more. Featuring characters from the famous Peanuts cartoon strips, CATS will present the musical with older teen and adult performers as written.

Auditions will be held at the CATS rehearsal house, next to the CATS Warehouse Theater,

1117 W. Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear City.

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