It's a Wonderful Life
A Live Radio Play
adapted by Joe Landry
This inventive twist on Frank Capra’s classic film brings the ever-timely story of disaster, redemption and holiday magic to life on stage before your eyes and ears. It’s Christmas Eve, 1946, and five actors have gathered in WMAQ Studio A for a live radio broadcast, ready to take on dozens of characters and recreate Bedford Falls with live foley sound effects and virtuosic, high-energy performances. Even the cynics among us will cheer as George Bailey, standing on the brink of despair, famously learns that "no man is a failure who has friends.” For all ages.
Directed by Jeff Church
Please note that the 12/31 2pm performance has been canceled due to icy and potentially unsafe road conditions. The Walton Arts Center Box Office will contact patrons by phone to offer exchanges and refunds.
Discounts for groups.
Sa 2pm & 7:30pm
Su 2pm & 7:00pm
110 minutes with a 10-minute intermission.
For all ages.
Save 20% when you book your ticket as part of a package. Six-play packages start at just $89, with five-play and four-play passes also available. Subscribers also enjoy prime seats, unlimited free exchanges, restaurant discounts, National Stages membership and discounted reserved parking.
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MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY
Lead show sponsors Bob and Becky Alexander and show sponsors Scott and Shizuko Price, Stout Executive Search, and the Walmart Museum.