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Live on Stage: Sinclair Theatre’s A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

SCCT_Charlie Brown 2022 promoCharlie Brown is BACK, live on stage, in Sinclair’s Blair Hall Theatre from December 15th through the 18th. The Sinclair Theatre Dept. is delighted to offer this 40-minute holiday classic for the ninth time. With tickets remaining at their 2014 price of $8, this is a perfect introduction for young children to LIVE theatre. First shown as an animated TV special based on Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters in 1965, this show has become a Sinclair family tradition.

Directed by Gina Kleesattel with music direction by Charles Larkowski and choreography by Rodney Veal, this faithful stage adaptation features Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang as they grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. Featuring colorful costumes and scenery, the show is perfect for school, church, scout and other youth groups.

SCCT_Charlie Brown 2022 promo2“It’s delightful to see many groups and families returning year after year to get in the holiday spirit,” says Gina Neuerer, chair of Sinclair’s Music, Theatre and Dance Dept. “We’re also excited to announce that ALL performances will be ASL Shadow interpreted expanding our partnership with Sinclair’s American Sign Language Dept.”

All seats are reserved and the regular house policy of  “no children under 6” has been lifted. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket (from infants to seniors). Please review detailed house policies before ordering tickets available now at: www.sinclair.edu/tickets

If you need further assistance, email box.office@sinclair.edu or leave a message at 937-512-2808. Box office messages are monitored by student box office agents who work around their class schedules and return calls as quickly as possible.  The box office is open one hour prior to performances if tickets are still available for purchase at the door. Groups of 20 or more can save the $2 per ticket processing fee when ordering online with a credit card. For additional group information, email patti.celek@sinclair.edu.

Cast includes:

  • Charlie Brown: Gage Recker
  • Snoopy: Diesel Weatherly
  • Lucy: Corinne Tew
  • Linus: Ethan Harris
  • Pig Pen: Josiah Callinan
  • Frieda: Emma Campbell
  • Schroeder: Deangelo Powell
  • Violet: Shamya Sumlin
  • Sally: Anna Senyk
  • Patty: Sierra Ward
  • Shermy: Derek Dunn-Melvin

ASL Shadow Interpreters: Nargila Kasimova, Victoria Cooper, Siera Ferguson, Ansley Collins

Performances times:

  • Thursday, Dec. 15 at noon
  • Friday, Dec. 16 at noon
  • Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2, 4 & 7 pm
  • Sunday, Dec. 18 at 2 & 4 pm

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Sinclair Theatre Presents Percy Jackson Musical

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Rehearsal photo featuring Conner Gray as Percy, Grant Warden as Luke & Ian Spraul as Grover.

Opening April 1st!

Sinclair Theatre Department presents The Lightning Thief —The Percy Jackson Musical, April 1-9 in Blair Hall Theatre, building 2, on Sinclair’s downtown Dayton campus.

Featuring fearsome minotaurs, sword-wielding teens, and the Greek gods as absentee parents, this dynamic musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s bestselling book series explains that “Things couldn’t be worse, when your parents run the universe.”  When Percy Jackson discovers he’s a demigod, he and his friends embark on an epic journey to find Zeus’ missing lightning bolt and prevent war among the gods. Written by Joe Tracz with music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki, this production is directed by Chris Harmon with music direction by Charles Larkowski and choreography by Jessica Eggleston.

Tickets cost $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Available online at www.sinclair.edu/tickets. Evening performances are at 7 p.m. with one Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. ASL interpreted performances on April 3 and 7. Student Madness Tuesday on April 5th offers $10 seats for all students. Masks are now optional on all Sinclair campuses.

Cast includes: Connor Gray as Percy, Trinity Rice as Annabeth, Ian Spraul as Grover and Grant Warden as Luke, with Athena Shurtleff, Tanner Henry, Emma Campbell, Colin Drayer, DeAngelo Powell, Issac Washington, Edith Sandstrom, Kamilah Noaks, Lizzie Salata, and Helen Grisez.

Guest artists include Gary Minyard (fight choreography) and local puppet master Tristan Cupp (specialty props design). Production team includes Sinclair’s Scott Kimmins (scenic), Kathleen Hotmer (costumes) and Dan Brunk (sound) with Sinclair Theatre alumni Jessy Henning (lighting), Brian Morgan (stage manager) and current theatre technology student Aubrie-Lee Dentino (props).

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THE LIGHTNING THIEF: The Percy Jackson Musical Runs April 1-9

SCCT_Lightning Thief logoTHE LIGHTNING THIEF: The Percy Jackson Musical 
Sinclair Community College Theatre
April 1-9
Blair Hall [Dayton]

Directed by Chris Harmon
Music direction by Charles Larkowski
Coreographed by Jessica Eggleston

Cast: Connor Gray as Percy, Trinity Rice as Annabeth, Ian Spraul as Grover with Athena Shurtleff, Tanner Henry, Emma Campbell, Colin Drayer, DeAngelo Powell, Issac Washington, Edith Sandstrom, Kamilah Noaks, Lizzie Salata & Helen Grisez

This dynamic musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s bestselling book opened on Broadway in 2019. When teenager Percy Jackson discovers he’s a demigod, he and his friends embark on an epic journey to find Zeus’ missing lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods.

  • Fri-Sat, April 1-2 at 7pm
  • Sun, April 3 at 2pm
  • Tue, April 5 at 7pm
  • Thu-Sat, April 7-9 at 7pm

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A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Runs Dec. 2-5

SCCT_A Charlie Brown ChristmasA CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
Sinclair Community College Theatre
Dec. 2-5
[Dayton]

Directed by Gina Kleesattel

This 40-minute production has become a family tradition and a perfect introduction for young children to LIVE theatre. First shown as an animated TV special based on Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters in 1965, this faithful stage adaptation features Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang as they grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. Featuring colorful costumes and scenery, the show is perfect for school, church, scout and other youth groups.

11/2/21 Masks required on all Sinclair campuses.  Masks for children under 6 not required, but encouraged.

  • Thu-Fri, Dec. 2-3 at Noon
  • Sat, Dec. 4 at 2pm, 4pm & 7pm
  • Sun, Dec. 5 at 2pm & 7pm

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SHE KILLS MONSTERS Runs Oct. 8-16

SCCT_She Kills Monsters logoSHE KILLS MONSTERS
Sinclair Community College Theatre
Oct. 8-16
[Dayton]

A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games! In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres and 90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.

10/1/21 COVID-19 Policy

  • Fri-Sat, Oct. 8-9 at 7pm
  • Sun, Oct. 10 at 2pm
  • Tue, Oct. 12 at 7pm
  • Thu-Sat, Oct. 14-16 at 7pm

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