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.

Inspired by the classic American film, It’s a Wonderful Life, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Five actors perform the dozens of characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects.

Cost: Tickets are $20 and includes wine, sweets and the show.

Time: Reception begins at 7:00pm and the performance begins at 7:30pm.

Location: The Players Club, 12 Washington Place, Kearny, NJ 07032


Who’s Who

Written by Frank Capra

Radio Script Adapted by Lizz Zazzi

Original Music by Jason Neri

Directed by Mark Morchel

Sound Effects & Music by Gerald Ficeto


  • Danielle Penisi
  • Melissa Miranda
  • Gail Corrigan
  • Joan Hemphill
  • Carol Jean Doyle
  • Lyndsay Smart
  • Shannon Murphy
  • Joseph Ferriero
  • Ivan Jurlina
  • Tim Firth
  • Mark Wiggans
  • Leonardo daSilva


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