It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Run Dates: Dec 4 – 20, 2020

Adapted By: Joe Landry

Length: 75 – 90 minutes

Holiday Drama

Based on the classic film, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, tells the saga of George Bailey, whose guardian angels visits on Christmas Eve to show him what the world would be like had he never been born. Performed in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast.

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts Inc.

Read our Playbill here!

Cast and Production Staff

Harry “Jazzbo” Heywood (Clarence and Others): Mack Bates

Jake Laurents (George Bailey):  Nick Haubner

Foley Artist:  Alyssa Higley

Sally Applewhite (Mary Bailey): Katie Berg Behrend

Lanna Sherwood (Violet and Others): Rhonda Schmidt

Freddie Filmore (Announcer and Others): Rob Schreiner

Young Girl: Annie Sturtz

Young Boy: Chance Wall

Director: Ryan Albrechtson

Properties Designer: Rhonda Schmidt

Stage Manager: Abbi Hess

Scenic Designer: Colleen & Rob Boelkow

Master Carpenter: Colleen & Rob Boelkow

Set Decorator: Colleen & Rob Boelkow

Costume Designer: Darcy Devens

Lighting Designer: Mike Van Dreser

Sound Designer: Nick Bailey

Music Director: Julie Johnson

Band Director: Julie Johnson

Concessions and Bar Available

WCT offers a selection of sweet and savory treats, a variety of soda, coffee, tea, beer, and wine options.


The Margaret Brate Bryant Civic Theatre building is fully accessible, and WCT is proud to offer a number of services to our patrons who have special needs. Please contact our Box Office for more information about listening devices, transfer seats, wheelchair positions, Sensory Friendly performances, and Sensory Kits.

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