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Upcoming Production: "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

It's Christmas Eve 1946, and members of the WBFR radio station are coming together for a radio performance of "It's a Wonderful Life." Watch as five actors bring the entire story to life, playing dozens of characters and performing live foley sound effects in the style of "A Prairie Home Companion." With this imaginative re-telling, you'll fall in love with George Bailey and his timeless tale of despair, redemption and hope all over again. Performance dates are  Dec. 5-7 and 11-13, with a preview performance on Dec. 3. Pierre Players is also taking this show on the road for a performance at the Miller High School on Nov. 30 and the Scherr Howe Arena in Mobridge on Dec. 14. Learn more.


"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" in Miller: November 30

The Central Plains Arts Council is hosting Pierre Players' performance of "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at Miller High School, 623 E. 4th St. in Miller, on Sunday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for high school age and under. If available, tickets at the door will be $12 for adults and $5 for high school age and under. Tickets are available for purchase at Miller Rexall Drug or contact Ray Caffee at 605.204.0742 or Dee Sivertsen at 605.853.3257 (home) 605.354.4390 (cell).


"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" in Mobridge: December 14

Pierre Players will perform "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at Scherr-Howe Event Center, 212 N. Main Street, Mobridge, on Sunday, Dec. 14.The cost is a free-will donation at the door. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., with the performance to begin at 2 p.m.



Upcoming Auditions: "Suite Surrender"

Auditions for "Suite Surrender" will be held Jan 5, 2015, with callbacks on Jan. 6, 2015, 7 p.m., at the Grand Opera House. There are parts for 5 women, 4 men and 4 non-speaking women or men. It’s 1942, and two of Hollywood’s biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotelassistants, luggage and a legendary feud with one another in tow. Everything seems to be in order for their wartime performance...that is, until they are somehow assigned to the same suite. Performance dates are Feb. 27-March 1 and March 5-7, 2015, with a preview performance on Feb. 25. For more information, email director Kathy Riedy or call 605.280.9101 or email assistant director Deb Sheffield or call 605.280.0631. Learn more.


Children's Theater Production: "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing"

Pierre Players will present the children's theater production "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" on April 9-11, 2015. This show is an additional, off-season production and not part of the 2014-2015 membership. Auditions have been set for Feb. 16-17, 2015. There are parts for 7 children, 3-7 men and 3-8 women. Learn more.


View 34 Dinner Theater: "Things My Mother Taught Me"

Pierre Players and View 34 will present the romantic comedy "Things My Mother Taught Me" as a dinner theater on May 6-9, 2015, at View 34.Olivia and Gabe are moving into their first apartment together, halfway across the country from their parents, so imagine their surprise when everyone shows up to help them. Funny and touching, this one will make you laugh out loud and fall in love all over again. There are parts for 3 men, 3 women, and 1 man or woman. Audition dates to be announced.


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