“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?”
“Teacher says “Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.””
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE:
A LIVE RADIO PLAY
Dec 6th – 22nd
The 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.
from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, and Jo Swerling
Adapted by Joe Landry
Joe Landry’s plays have been produced across the country and internationally, and include REEFER MADNESS, VINTAGE HITCHCOCK: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, EVE & CO., BEAUTIFUL, HOLLYWOOD BABYLON, and NUMB. Mr. Landry attended Playwright’s Horizons/NYU, founded Second Guess Theatre Company in Connecticut and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. He is currently developing new projects for the stage and screen.
This season marks Producing Artistic Director Brendan Burke’s 15th year with SHADOWLAND STAGES, where he has directed and/or produced over 80 productions, including multiple world premieres, and shows featuring such actors as Sean Astin, Judd Hirsch, Alley Mills, Orson Bean, David Strathairn, Stephanie Zimbalist, Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss and more. Brendan’s other regional work includes productions at Seven Angels Theatre, NJ Rep, Chenango River Theatre, Half Moon Theatre, and FringeNYC. A member of SDC and AEA, he is also an instructor in the Department of Theatre Arts at SUNY New Paltz.
Cast to be announced
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The MainStage at SHADOWLAND STAGES
157 Canal Street, Ellenville, NY 12428
PERFORMANCES: DEC 6TH – DEC 22ND
PLEASE NOTE HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY and SATURDAY at 7PM
SATURDAY and SUNDAY at 2PM
FRIDAY DEC 6TH AT 7PM
SATURDAY DEC 7TH AT 2PM
SATURDAY DEC 7TH AT 7PM
RUN TIME: TBA
PREVIEWS – $31
FRIDAY – SATURDAY at 7pm – $39
SATURDAY – SUNDAY MATINEE at 2pm – $34
DISCOUNTS: Discounts are available online for students (must present ID at door). For Group Sales (10 or more to the same performance) information click here.