Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando Shakespeare's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY

December 8
12:39 PM 2013

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry, featuring original music and musical arrangements by Kevin Connors, is directed by Robert Cacioppo at Orlando Shakespeare Theater, running now through December 29, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Inspired by Frank Capra's beloved American film, Orlando Shakes' It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play includes a five-member ensemble that brings to life a dozen familiar characters performed in the style of a 1940s live radio broadcast. A holiday classic suitable for the entire family!

CAST:

Freddie Filmore....................................David Edwards*

Jake Laurents......................................Duke Lafoon*

Lana Sherwood....................................Suzanne O'Donnell*

Harry "Jazzbo" Heywood.......................Brad DePlanche*

Sally Applewhite...................................Piper Rae Patterson

Foley Artist..........................................Chris Metz

Pianist.................................................Joe Prior

Jingle Singers......................................Sophie Bell, Bridgette Hoover, A. Ross Neal, Jeffrey Todd Parrott

Assistants to Mr. Filmore.....................Anachebe Asomugha, Sophie Bell, Bridgette Hoover

Telegraph Boys...................................A. Ross Neal, Jeffrey Todd Parrott

Soldier...............................................Jeffrey Todd Parrott

Popcorn Girls.......................................Sophie Bell, Bridgette Hoover

Photographer.....................................Seth Wallen

Stage Manager/Sound Technician.........Seth Wallen

Newspaper Boy..................................Jeffrey Todd Parrott

Autograph Girls.....................................Madeleine Childers, Marina Russell, Hayley Shipley

PRODUCTION TEAM:

Director................................................Robert Cacioppo

Music Director....................................Jeffrey Todd Parrott

Set Designer.........................................Richard Crowell
Costume Designer ............................... Mel Barger

Lighting Designer.................................. Mary Heffernan

Sound Designer.................................... Britt Sandusky

Stage Managers ................................... Stacy Renee Norwood*, Victoria "Bird" Ruiz*

*Denotes a Member of Actors' Equity Association

The show runs Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. Pre-show entertainment begins 30 minutes prior to showtime. All performances play the Orlando Shakespeare Theater in the Margeson Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street, Orlando, Fla.

Single and Season Tickets are available by calling (407) 447-1700, online at www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the Box Office located inside the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street in Orlando's Loch Haven Cultural Park.

Photo Credit: Tony Firriolo

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