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It's a Wonderful Life LogoPierre Players Presents:  

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

December 5, 6, 7*, 2014 (Fri, Sat, Sun*)
December 11, 12, 13, 2014 (Thu, Fri, Sat)
Grand Opera House, Pierre, SD
Preview Performance: December 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Preview tickets are $5 at the door.

Doors Open at 7:00 p.m., Performance at 7:30 p.m.
*Sunday Matinee Doors Open at 1:30 p.m., Performance at 2:00 p.m.

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Pierre Players is also taking this show on the road for a performance at the Miller High School on Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. and the Scherr-Howe Arena in Mobridge at 2 p.m. on Dec. 14.

Holiday Drama by Joe Landry

Director Michele Beeler

It's Christmas Eve 1946. Members of the WBFR radio station are coming together for a radio performance of "It's a Wonderful Life," and you are invited to be their live studio audience.

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.


“One of the best holiday shows around. This is a fresh and inventive way of reconnecting with a classic story of love and redemption.” —Mary Houlihan, Chicago Sun-Times



Freddie (announcer): Dan Siebersma

Jake (George): Adam Peterson

Sally (Mary): Leah Hilsabeck-Lowery

Lana (Violet): Jean Person

Jazzbo (Clarence): Rex Craven

"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" is presented by special arrangement with PLAYSCRIPTS INC.

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