It’s a Wonderful Life:
A Live Radio Play

Adapted by Joe Landry



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$38 Preview Performances: November 14 & 15

“This show will vanquish your inner Grinch, Scrooge, and Potter as you leave humming Auld Lang Syne!” – Broadway World

About the Play

No man is a failure who has friends.

Uplifting and heartwarming, this classic Christmas story is reimagined for the stage as a 1940’s live radio broadcast. After a series of financial hardships, a small-town banker contemplates suicide 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. Bring the whole family to witness a refreshing, unique take on this Holiday favorite.


Andrea Prestinario*

Andrea Prestinario*

ANDREA PRESTINARIO: Regional – Baltimore Center Stage: Fun Home (Alison); Weston Playhouse: Fun Home (Alison), Guys & Dolls (Sarah Brown);...

Brian Owen*

Brian Owen*

Brian Owen is thrilled to work again with Peter Amster and tell a story as dear to him as George...

James Leaming*

James Leaming*

JAMES LEAMING: Founding member (1985) of American Blues Theater, Chicago. On-Going: National tours of Defamation and Botanic Garden– Canamac Productions;...

Jeffrey Binder*

Jeffrey Binder*

Gulfshore Playhouse: An Iliad, The Mystery of Irma Vep , Scapino (also playwright), The Price, Merchant of Venice , Hound...

Keri Safran*

Keri Safran*

KERI SAFRAN is delighted to be working at Gulfshore with this lovely team. Recent credits:  Forbidden Broadway(Gateway Playhouse); Typhoid Mary...


JIMMY LAWLER Lighting Designer 
DEVON PAINTERCostume Designer
JOEL ABBOTTSound Designer

Special Thanks To

Season Angels: Jane and Steve Akin
Season Benefactors: Patty and Jay Baker
Premier Corporate Sponsor: Cohen & Grigsby
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, Moran Wealth Management, 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: Jerry Coury, Fidelity Investments, Lois and Bruce Selfon, Joanne and Karl Wyss,

Run Time
Ongoing Promotions Groups of 10+
Engagement Events
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: TBA Curtain Conversation: Dec. 1st Learn More

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