QNEK Productions to Continue 24th Season with IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
QNEK has developed a strong tradition of appetizing audience's hearts for this "most wonderful time of the year" with hilarious and thoughtful Stage Entertainment.
This year's holiday production is as good as it gets, as QNEK takes on a radio play version of the beautiful and iconic story that has become a Christmas Eve television staple of families for generations. If you've never seen or heard it live - with sound effects! - you won't want to miss this chance.
Based on the famous 1946 film directed by Frank Capra, It's A Wonderful Life, Joe Landry's adaptation of this American holiday classic for all ages will transport audiences straight to Bedford Falls, NY, through a live 1940s radio broadcast, directed by Phil Gosselin. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he discovers what the world would be like without him in it. This international cast features five actors playing all of the roles and doing all of the sound effects live on stage! The show stars Steve Gonyaw, Marilee Andres, Aidan Mulroy, Tiffany Quinn, and Brian McCrae.
This timeless piece of Americana has long been a holiday favorite for the whole to family to enjoy. Close to 70 years after it's screen debut, the story of George Bailey, Mary Hatch, Clarence the Angel, little Zuzu, and all of Bedford Falls still touches the hearts of all ages. It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play adapted by Joe Landry performs at the First Universalist Parish Hall in Derby Line December 9 -11, Friday and Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 2. Refreshments will be served at all performances. Tickets are available by visiting qnek.com, calling the QNEK Box Office at (802) 334-2216, at The MAC Center for the Arts, by visiting catamountarts.org, or by calling the Catamount Arts Box Office at (888) 757-5559.
Pictured: (top) Marilee Andres, Aidan Mulroy; (middle) Brian McCrae, Tiffany Quinn; (bottom) Steve Gonyaw