december, 2018

08dec7:30 pm9:30 pmIt's a Wonderful Life: A LIVE Radio Play7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 200 North Main Street

Event Details

It’s a Wonderful Life: A LIVE Radio Play
Sat, Dec 08 | 7:30 PM
Presented By Iowa Stage Theater Company, Des Moines
Sondheim Theater
Ticket Information
$30 | Zone 1
$25 | Zone 2
$20 | Zone 3
$15 | Zone 4
$13 | Youth & Student
Sat, Dec 08 | 7:30 PM

In its sophomore season, Iowa Stage Theatre Company is taking big strides to provide more Iowans with the opportunity to see professional local productions in their own area. After an award-winning debut season, Iowa Stage is proud to bring its first touring show It’s A Wonderful Life: The Radio Play by Joe Landry to Fairfield Arts and Convention Center’s Stephen Sondheim Theater!

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. An ensemble of five actors, with the help live sound effects, brings a few dozen characters to life on the stage, sharing the story of idealistic George Bailey as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

It’s A Wonderful Life features a diverse cast of Des Moines area guest artists including Don Rottweiler, Abdul Mokhtar, Emily Solo, Jennifer Hughes (The Christians) and Resident Artist Company Member John Earl Robinson (Company.) The show is being directed by Drake’s Associate Professor of Theatre and Head of the BFA Acting Program, John Michael Graham.