Pocket Sandwich Theatre presents It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
The beloved American holiday classic It's a Wonderful Life comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble of five that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds one fateful Christmas Eve.
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 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.”