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$38 Preview Performances: November 14 & 15
To have adapted the old “It’s A Wonderful Life” starring wonderful, beloved Jimmy Stewart, to what you performed last night, at OPENING NIGHT, into a Radio Show was a Sheer Act of Genius! Those of us who have been privileged over these past few years to have experienced the talent and versatility of Jeff Binder, could have KNOWN that he would, once again, blow the audience away with his portrayal of George Bailey. Not only was he, once again, portraying his character to perfection … BUT … all the other actors shifting and moving into the personas of other characters in the story (becoming Mother, daughter, son ) was a staggering feat of TALENT by every member of this superb cast!!
Better than the movie and I LOVED the movie!
A heartfelt Christmas show perfect for the whole family this Holiday season!
You won’t want to miss this heartwarming American classic presented as a 1940’s radio show. This beloved story is enhanced with a lush soundscape performed by the actors live on stage. Bedford Falls and the Bailey Family have never sounded better than in this fresh retelling. Bring your whole family to celebrate the holiday season with this Christmas show!
After a series of financial hardships, a small-town banker contemplates ending his life on a snowy Christmas Eve in 1945. George, who wishes he had never been born, receives the aid of a guardian angel who is assigned the task of saving George’s life. Perfectly timed for the Holiday season, this timeless masterpiece reaffirms the inherent value of all people with an enchanting, theatrical twist.
During the performance, you will be transported back to a 1940s radio studio where actors will be putting on a live broadcast of Frank Capra’s beloved film. This Christmas show features 5 actors who take on each character and perform live sound effects to further enhance the story. It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play arrives just in time for the Holiday season. If you love the original film or have never experienced this heartwarming story before, you will undoubtedly love this production.
Brian Owen is thrilled to work again with Peter Amster and tell a story as dear to him as George...
JAMES LEAMING: Founding member (1985) of American Blues Theater, Chicago. On-Going: National tours of Defamation and Botanic Garden– Canamac Productions;...
Gulfshore Playhouse: An Iliad, The Mystery of Irma Vep , Scapino (also playwright), The Price, Merchant of Venice , Hound...
KERI SAFRAN is delighted to be working at Gulfshore with this lovely team. Recent credits: Forbidden Broadway(Gateway Playhouse); Typhoid Mary...
Actor & Director Talk-Back: Nov. 21
Pre-Show Discussions: Nov. 17th at 2:15 PM, Nov. 20th at 2:15 and 7:15 PM, Dec. 4th at 2:15 and 7:15 PM, Dec.15th at 2:15 PM, Dec. 18th at 2:15 and 7:15 PM
Script Club: Nov. 26
Curtain Conversation: Dec. 1st
Special Thanks To
Season Benefactors: Patty and Jay Baker
Premier Corporate Sponsor: Cohen & Grigsby
Corporate Executive Producer: Moran Wealth Management
Executive Producers: Erika and Peter Aron, Christine and Terrance Flynn, Barbara and George Franks, Nancy and Tom Gallagher, Valerie and Nizar Ghoussaini, Rosemary and Don Gunther, Linda and Bob Harden, Jenny and Richard Housh, Thelma and Bud Negley, Christine Paddock, Gail Paster, Susan Regenstein and Barry Frank, Dottie and John Remondi, Marie and Dick Stonesifer, Jane and Dave Wilson
Show Sponsors: Fidelity Investments, Lois and Bruce Selfon, Joanne and Karl Wyss,
Evening Performances: 8:00PM
Matinee Performances: 3:00PM
Running Time: 2 hours with one 15 minute intermission
VIP TICKETS. These exclusive tickets include up-close, center seats, a glass of wine, a commemorative wine glass for in-theatre use, and a $90 tax-deductible donation in support of world-class theatre. Look for the RED VIP seats in the seating chart when ordering tickets.
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