It’s a Wonderful Life: Radio Hour

Show runs December 6-8 & 13-15

Directed by Laurie McCoy

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

Auditions are Saturday, October 26, 2019

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Character List

Doubling as necessary as determined by the director.

George Bailey … the Everyman of Bedford Falls

Clarence Odbody … A-S-2 (Angel second class)

Mr. Gower … proprietor of the corner drugstore

Young George … age 12

Harry Bailey .,. George’s younger brother

Mother Bailey … a very kind and understanding woman

Aunt Tillie … uncle Billy’s wife

Violet Peterson … proprietor of a beauty salon

Bert … a patrolman

Ernie … a mail carrier

Uncle Billy … George’s uncle and business partner

Mary Hatch (later Mary Bailey) … George’s loving wife

Henry F Potter … owns practically the entire town

Mr. Potter’s goon … ever present with Mr. Potter

Mr. Potter’s secretary … ever faithful to Mr. Potter

Mrs. Hatch … Mary’s mother

Sam Wainwright … a financially successful young man

Miss Andrews … a townsperson

Mrs. Thompson … a townsperson

Mr. Martini … proprietor of a bar

Mrs. Martini … his wife

Miss Carter … a bank examiner

Newspaper Boy … age 10

Pete Bailey … age 12

Tommy Bailey … age 10

Zulu Bailey … age 7

Mr. Welch … the school teacher’s husband

Jamie Bailey … age 9

Children’s choir (under age 13) – size TBD