Publication: Royal, Bert V. Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Dramatists Play Service, Drama Library PS Review: Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead Bert V. Royal’s Dog Sees God, the Peanuts play, is a wonderful coming of age high This is elucidated very well in the script, as the dual characterization of the. Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead plot summary, character breakdowns, context and analysis, and performance video clips.

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Someday You’ll Find Her The play opens with CB, or our old friend Charlie Brown none of the original Peanuts characters’ names are used, I assume for licensing reasonsa mature high schooler, writing to his old pen pal for the first time in years about putting down his dog, who contracted rabies and killed a little yellow bird that was always by his side.

CB, though, seeing the shades of the world in greater specificity following the death of his dog and best friend, falls in love with Beethoven in a very high school-y way. McClatchy — Tribune Business News. It was directed by Anthony Barrile and produced by Sorrel Tomlinson. Later on, CB gets a letter from his pen pal.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

National Unified Auditions New York. At the party, Matt calls Beethoven a fag again. The next day at school CB asks his friend Matt where we go heenage we die.

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Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead – Bert V. Royal

It is also said that Beethoven realizes Matt’s “secret” which may be an implication that Matt is a closeted homosexual. Skip to main content.


The production gained rave reviews and now looks set to move in to return in Matt enters and While Beethoven is practicing, Matt comes in and harasses him for being in love with CB. Director Pete Comperatore, who clearly knows the dynamics of a modern high school, propels this strong ensemble beyond the ddog occasional shortcomings to fully explore the trials of adolescence until a heartfelt ending brings compassion to this high school hell.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead Is So Much More than a Peanuts Satire – INDY Week

A few days later, Matt, Tricia, Marcy and Van eat lunch together, and are all stunned at what happened. The young company Inner Circle Creative has remounted this work in a heartfelt, charming production.

The show will again be directed by Craig Hepworth as well as Adele Stanhope. Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater. Matt gives him a more detailed explanation, proposing that when we die we return to a vagina, similar to being born, although the vagina does not belong to our mother.

Featured Jobs Near You. Starts with VAN You wanna hit this? It was directed by Nick DeGruccio. Unfortunately, the funeral ends in failure as they argue over who should say a prayer for him. CB goes to see Beethoven and the two argue over whether or not they should be in a relationship. Ironically, the only real empathy comes from a teen version of Lucy a sparkling Hannah Woodcock and a stoner Linus Liam Yates.

Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead Play Writer:. This page is only accessible by StageAgent Pro members. Aron Canter Blogs at specialtheatre. He dogg a good dog.


West ; the general manager was Roy Gabay ; tenage production stage manager was Lori Ann Zepp ; the assistant stage manager was Tammy Sctipt ; and the production manager was Randall Etheredge. CB comes to Beethoven’s defense and kisses him again, this time in front of everyone. She also helped carry the comedy of the work; in fact, the whole ensemble had a lot of heart and silliness through the production. The cast was as follows:. Royal has bound features of the comic book characters’ personalities to the insecurities of the characters in the play, and it seems that Matt is now a jerk because of issues concerning his former poverty and smelliness.

The two are clearly drunk and debate about the “Spork”. Yeah, good luck with that. On July 24,it was announced on the official Facebook page that a sequel to the play was in the works.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. At the comic strip’s creative height in the sixties and seventies, before corporate interests homogenized it, Peanuts exposed the anxieties of childhood in a modern age. This page was last edited on 25 Septemberat Outside, Beethoven demands an explanation of what happened. Beethoven walks by and Matt calls him a fag.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Also, teenagers, occupied with a lifetime full of grief and misunderstanding, often behave as stereotypes despite bleeding colorful internal lives and bouncy new ideas.