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On the Marquee



You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Our Cast for 2021

Charlie Brown - Joe Kandra

Lucy - Christine Guertin

Snoopy - Laurie Marcinkewicz

Linus - Heather Pruiksma

Schroeder - Austin Walker

Sally - Emily Lambert

Woodstock - Sophie Houle

Live Theater is Back!

A year and a half after we started rehearsals, we will present the musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown live and in person, on November 12 at 7:30 pm and November 13 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm.

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC. www.concordtheatricals.com. Thanks, in part, to a grant from the Shirley Cultural Council.

Ticket Purchasing Options:

A. Buy tickets in advance from our website using your credit or debit card. You will need to bring your receipt or the email of your receipt with you to the theater. Online ticketing will close at midnight on November 11th.

B. Use cash or a check to buy tickets in the lobby before the performance.


Please note:

Lobby opens 45 minutes before showtime for in-person ticket purchases.

Auditorium opens 30 minutes before showtime for member seating, 20 minutes before showtime for non-member seating.

Order Tickets Below

Non-member tickets: $20

ShirleyArts! 2021 Member Tickets: $18

Children age 10 and under: $10



ShirleyArts! will adhere to the following COVID Protocols for our performances:

1. All audience members aged 5 and up must wear a mask at all times. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available upon request.

2. Seating capacity will be at less than 50%. Every other row will be open to seating. Guests will be asked to keep 3 seats between themselves and the group next to them.

3. There will be no concessions at intermission.

4. Please do not gather in groups while inside the school. Guests may visit with cast and crew outside after the performance.

5. Staff, crew, and unvaccinated cast members will wear a mask at all times.

6. Fully-vaccinated performers will wear masks while not on stage.


Announcing our ShirleyArts! Merchandise Shop

Visit our online store at https://shirleyarts.threadless.com or use the blue link below to show off your artistic side and to support our educational and artistic programming and charitable giving. Order our logo or artwork from our projects on:

A variety of apparel for men, women (including plus sizes), and children - You choose the style, size, and color.

Mugs, Masks, Car Magnets, Buttons

Beach Towels, Tote Bags, Greeting Cards, and More!

Become a Supporting Member today!


For more information about what it means to be a member, visit our SUPPORT/GET INVOLVED page.


Please use the white link below to register for membership. Your information is never shared or sold.

Please use the link below to pay for your membership using PayPal. We also accept checks made out to ShirleyArts! P.O. Box 49, Shirley, MA 01464.

Donations make it possible for us to offer high-quality, low- and no-cost educational experiences for children, teens, and adults. You help us pay our fees for storage, rehearsals, and performances. And you make it possible for us to support important local charities. Because we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, your donations are tax deductible.

Enjoy a Slideshow of 16 Years of ShirleyArts!

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Our Mission

It is the mission of ShirleyArts! to support and promote the visual and performing arts for education and entertainment. We are a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that has been serving North Central Massachusetts since 2004.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

ShirleyArts! is a non-profit corporation committed to the principle of equal opportunity in casting, education, membership, attendance, volunteering, and employment. ShirleyArts! does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, disability, or economic status. To ensure equal opportunity for students and performers, scholarships are available for most activities.

2021 ShirleyArts! Board of Directors

Managing Artistic Director: Meredith Marcinkewicz

President: Roy Ellis

Vice President: Desiree Feigley

Treasurer: Meredith Marcinkewicz/Desiree Feigley

Secretary/Website/Merchandise Shop: Laurie Marcinkewicz

Members-at-large: Alexa Feigley, Katie Fox, Janna Kucharski-Howard, Victoria Landry, Matthew Valeri