Directed by Amber Roal and Alene Stewart
Family Friendly, Drama
Actor's Benefit Pay-What-You-Can Thursday | December 8 at 7:30pm
Pay-What-You-Can Thursday | December 15 at 7:30pm
In our American culture It's a Wonderful Life has become almost as familiar as Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The story is a natural for a stage adaptation: the saga of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him—by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born—that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. This faithful adaptation has all your favorite characters: George and Mary Hatch, Clarence, Uncle Billy, Violet, and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter. This fine dramatization not only celebrates the faith of the season, it also celebrates the American philosophy of life: hard work, fair play and the love and support of one's family and community will be rewarded.
"It's a Wonderful Life" is sponsored by Veterans Memorial Museum
Our 2016-2017 Season is sponsored by Holiday Inn Express, Katherine Gulmert, Cardinal Glass, & Haberstroh Properties
Please Note: The Evergreen Playhouse has General Seating (first come-first sat). Tickets that are on hold will be released for sale 15 minutes prior to the start of the show. Tickets that have been pre-purchased (will-call) will be released at curtain if they are not claimed and only if we have a waiting line. Get here early to secure your seat!
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