It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play
by Wimberley Players

Oct. 23 - Oct. 26 (2020)

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

Audition Notice

It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play

adapted by Joe Landry

The Wimberley Players are committed to casting productions based on the highest level of talent regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexuality, body-type or age. Everyone who is dedicated to creating amazing theatre is encouraged to audition with The Wimberley Players.
Production Dates:  
Dec. 4th, 5th, and 6th, and 11th, 12th, and 13th. Performances are Friday and Sat. at 7:30 and Sun. at 2:30.This is a play in radio play format and will be performed with a live audience as well as live streamed. 
Directed by Jason Kruger
Audition Dates: 
Video submissions are being accepted through Oct. 26th.
Each actor will self-tape and record 3 of the readings to be considered as an audition submission.
Preference is to have one reading done in a full shot (full length) and two readings done in a medium to close up shot (from chest up). Please email to receive a link to submit your videos and fill out your audition forms. 
Callbacks will be done via Zoom.
Rehearsals begin the first week of Nov. 
Character Descriptions (Female):
Mary (Hatch) Bailey: George’s girl. A kind and loving young woman
Violet Bick: a small town siren, seductive.
Rose Bailey: George’s loving and supportive mother 
Mrs Hatch: Mary’s mother, disapproves of George Bailey
ZuZu: George’s daughter. 6 years old
Announcer: 1940’s female radio voice exaggerated
Character Descriptions (Male):
George Bailey: a typical American dreamer
Clarence: George’s guardian angel
Joseph: superintendent of the angels
Potter: the richest and meanest man in all the county
Freddie Filmore/Announcer: a 1940’s radio announcer and voice actor
For more information, please email
[graphic via Dramatic Publishing, Inc.]