It’s a Wonderful Life Written by James W. Rodgers, based upon the film by Frank Capra and the story by Philip Van Doren Stern
Auditions Sunday, September 17, 1:00 & 2:00 pm - Main Stage 1:00 pm - Audtions for children 2:00 pm - Adult Auditions Cast: 12 men, 10 women, 2 to 4 young boys, 2 young girls, and 1 Angel. Directed by Marylee Long. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
This classic Christmas show tells the story of a man’s journey to find meaning in his life by doing the right thing. The play takes place on Christmas Eve, 1945, but utilizes a series of flashbacks to tell George Bailey’s story. This play is perfect for the actor who wants to be a part of the production experience but doesn’t have time to devote to learning lots of lines or attending all rehearsals, as there are several roles that have few lines and few scenes, but whose characters are integral to the plot and to the entire production. Realistic costumes from 1945 add to the enjoyment of watching George progress from a young man to a family man to a responsible business man in the community. He is challenged by his father’s death, his uncle’s poor decision, the economy, the war and by a local businessman, Mr. Potter, whose sole mission is to own the entire town and who is ruthless in his tactics.
Cast of Characters: George Bailey and his wife, Mary Hatch, their 4 children, and Mary’s mother, Mrs. Hatch. George’s mother, Mrs. Baily, Uncle Billy and his wife, Aunt Tilly and George’s brother, Harry Henry F. Potter and his bodyguard, called the Goon, and Mr. Potter’s secretary. Burt and Ernie, two young men of the town and Violet Peterson, a young lady of the town. Miss Carter, the bank examiner, and Clarence, the Angel (almost) Other people of the town, a young newsboy, Sam Wainwright, Miss Andrews, Mrs. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Martini, Mr. Welch, and Mr. Gower.
Amelia Community Theatre is a volunteer based, not for profit 501c3 corporation registered with the State of Florida. Auditions and participation are open to all.