On Friday, Dec. 4, and Saturday, Dec. 5, Hedgehog and Feather Theatre Company presented four sold-out performances of the live stage version of A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Based on the beloved animated holiday special by Charles M. Schulz, A Charlie Brown Christmas featured music by the Sparky Schulz Trio, and a cast of local children bringing the story to life. The show was directed by Ty Jacobs, with musical direction by Sara Hedgepeth and costume design by Alisa Kuronow.

The cast included:

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  • Liam Culkin of Westfield as Charlie Brown

  • Julia Singer of Westfield as Snoopy

  • Zoe Greenzang of Westfield as Lucy

  • Thomas Wolf of Clark as Linus

  • Nathaniel Fountain-Jardim of Westfield as Pig Pen

  • Sarah Kudron of Cranford as Frieda

  • Matt Siroty of Westfield as Schroeder

  • Kacey Brennan of Westfield as Violet

  • Taryn Murphy of Westfield as Sally

  • Nora Vedder of Westfield as Patty

  • Cristian Vozza of Westfield as Shermy

  • Lily Ceraso, Emma Ceraso, both of Westfield and Daniel Cavill of Perth Amboy as siblings 3, 4 and 5

Founded in 2006, Hedgehog & Feather Theatre Co.(http://hedgehogandfeather.org) is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Westfield, N.J., providing local families an opportunity to see fully-produced local children’s theatre featuring youth and adult performers. H&F also operates a summer theatre camp for children in 1st through 8th grades.