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Excitement for Charlie Brown

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Charlie Brown Kolbe
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Kolbe H. is completely in character as Lucy in the March 11 performance.
Charlie Brown March 11 Cast
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The cast of the March 11 performance wrap up an ensemble musical segment of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown."
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Rebecca D. portrays Lucy beautifully in the March 25 peformance.
Charlie Brown March 25 Cast
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The cast of the March 25 performance concludes one of the three ensemble scenes with great enthusiasm.
Washington, CT - In March, the Dining Hall was transformed into a sophisticated atmosphere ideal for Glenholme’s first dinner theatre fundraiser performances for the students of the Arts Department. Their musical production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” captivated their audience from the start of scene one until the final roaring round of applause. Performers embraced their characters; delivered their lines zealously; and mingled amongst the tables filled with family, friends and faculty with profound passion.

The Glenholme dinner theatre entertainment format combined an upscale restaurant style meal with a staged musical performance directly engaging the audience. This theatrical venue is a new for the performing arts students at Glenholme and an effort they enthusiastically embraced and enjoyed as evidenced by their sheer interest in the event. Dinner theatre compliments the existing arts program in enhancing the students’ social-emotional development, interpersonal communication and group skills. The success of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” not only boosted the Center for the Arts Campaign with an additional $7,000, it also contributed considerably to the self-esteem of each performer.

The Glenholme School, a Devereux Center, is an exceptional boarding school for students with special needs, which offers an individually prescribed learning environment with a steadfast academic curriculum. Using our effective individualized services, we apply a positive behavior support model focused on development of social skills and lifelong strategies for success. The school’s milieu therapy addresses varying levels of academic, social and special needs development in boys and girls ages 10-18 and postgraduates. We prepare graduates for continued education in traditional day schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.
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