Welcome the holidays with the beloved story of George Bailey and the profound events that occur in his hometown of Bedford Falls on a life-changing Christmas Eve. Directed by Kendall Tieck, the play is performed as a radio broadcast set in the 1940s by cast members Andrea Lea Martzipan, Danny Martin and Alicia von Kugelgen. Adapted by Joe Landry from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Jo Swerling. “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” opens Thursday, December 1 at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre in Hayward.
Andrea Lea Martzipan, Danny Martin and Alicia von Kugelgen in “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre in Hayward. Photo by Terry Sullivan.
The Castro Valley Public Library also offers a sneak peek of the production 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, December 6. Watch a scene from play and then talk with the actors about the show. Attendees of this event will receive a two-for-one coupon for a full performance of the show.
December 1-11. $15-$29. Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St., Hayward. Discounts available for theatre goers younger than 30, older than 60s, H.A.R.D. residents, TBA, KQED members and groups of 10 people or more. Box office: 510-881-6777, www.dmtonline.org
Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley. 510-667-7900