It’s a Wonderful Life:
A Live Radio Play
November 25th – December 18th
Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
Additional shows: 12/10 & 12/17at 4:30pm
12/18 at 5pm
Written by Joe Landry
The beloved American Classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
The most heart-warming show of the holiday season!
Do you play the piano? Interested in being a Foley (sound effects) Artist?) WE WANT YOU!
This show is performed in front of microphones, with scripts in-hand. Minimal memorizing, minimal rehearsals! The voice and characterizations are critical for this production, as are the wonderful sounds effects!! We want to hear as many voices as you can give us!
Did we mention there's singing? That’s right – be prepared to sing your favorite holiday tune!
George Bailey – family man, dreamer, full of hope and life
Clarence – angel looking to do the right thing to get his wings!
Henry Potter – Scrooge type who wants total control and has no heart towards anything else!
Joseph/Announcer – Lead performer who hosts the radio show and who will be the “chief angel” who assists with Clarence getting his wings.
Uncle Billy - kind hearted, but absent minded
Other male roles include a variety of characters like George’s father, Bert the Cop, Ernie the cab driver, Harry Bailey, the Bridge keeper, Mr. Martini, Commercial announcer & performers and the Bailey kids.
Mary – The home town girl always in love with George
Violet – The town beauty who always is a looker!
Rose – George’s mother, confident, family counselor
Sadie - the bank examiner
Other female roles include Zuzu, and the other Bailey kids, commercial announcers & performers, town women, office workers and friends.
Versatility is a must for all!