It's a Wonderful Life
Holiday Musical • Musical Adaptation
A heartwarming holiday musical for the whole family
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
A New Musical Adaptation by Peter Jorgensen
Arrangements and Orchestrations by Nico Rhodes
Based on the Frank Capra film and the original story by Philip Van Doren Stern
With the support of Patrick Street Productions
Directed by Peter Jorgensen
December 6 - 31, 2018 • MainStage
It’s a Wonderful Life, set to soaring songs from the '20s, '30s, and '40s, is a timeless holiday classic. With a little help from his guardian angel, George Bailey, is brought back from despair on Christmas Eve to see how he has truly touched all the people in his life.
Incorporating beloved holiday classics and songs of the greatest songwriters of the period—such as George and Ira Gershwin, Ivor Novello, Kurt Weill and more—It’s a Wonderful Life is a heartwarming holiday story you’ll want to share with family and loved ones.
Travel with us to Bedford Falls for a joyous journey that will have you checking for Zuzu’s petals in your own pockets and make you believe that every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.
"If you like old-fashioned charm, the kind that make you feel all warm and runny inside, this one's for you." - Hamilton Spectator
Audience considerations: Recommended age: 9+
SPECIAL PERFORMANCES & EVENTS
All events are free with ticket, unless otherwise noted.
Opening Night | December 7, 2018 - Post-show
Celebrate the opening It's a Wonderful Life with the artists after the show along with refreshments and cake!
Tea Matinee | December 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Enjoy complimentary tea, coffee, and cake before the show generously provided by Gilmore Gardens & Courtyard Gardens, and Anna's Cake House.
Afterplay | December 12 & 14, 2018 - Post-show
What did you think of the show? We want to hear what you have to say so come join us for an informal discussion after the show to share your thoughts with us and others!
Talkback Thursday | December 13, 2018 - Post-show
After the performance, join us for an intimate Q & A conversation with some of the actors. This Talkback is your chance to ask questions and gain insight into the play you've just seen.