Stage with curtains and a 1930s radio microphone on it. TEXT: It's a Wonderful Life a LIve Radio Play adapted by Joe Landry

 It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is produced by special arrangement with

In a radio play version of the holiday classic, a small ensemble plays dozens of roles. The story of George Bailey’s life unfolds one fateful Christmas Eve – can a stranger help him make the right choice?   

Auditions will be held at ETC’s Studio on: 

SUNDAY, October 22 from 2:00-6:00PM 

MONDAY, October 23 from 6:30-9:00PM 

The SIGN-UP button is below.

Rehearsals will begin the week of October 30 and run through performance week – 2 times a week – excluding the week of November 13. Specific rehearsal dates TBA.

ALL rehearsals until the tech/dress will beheld at ETC Studio in Upper Dublin Township (PA). 


Friday, December 15 from 6:00pm-10pm at the Shanis Auditorium, Upper Dublin Public Library


Saturday, December 16 at 10am & 2pm

Sunday, December 17/2pm


9 adults (6 to play various male roles and 3 to play various female roles)

4 t(w)eenagers (ages 12-14)


At auditions, hopefuls will be asked to perform cold readings from the script.

This is a great opportunity for all levels of experience. Being skilled with creating character voices is a plus!  

Memorization worries? Actors will have scripts onstage with them during the performance! 

There is no cost to audition. Once cast, performers will need to become a member of ETC for the 2023-2024 Season ($35).


Male 1: George Bailey  30-40

Male 2: Clarence 50-65

Male 3: Joseph 50-65

Male 4: Henry Potter, Binky, Nick 30′-50s

Male 5: Announcer, Old Man Grover, Dr. Campbell, Man, Nick, Bridge Keeper, Cop 50-65

Male 6: Harry Bailey, Bert, Old Man Collins, Charlie, Martini, Horace The Teller, Mr. Welch, Sheriff, Sam Wainwright  45-60


Female 1: Mary 30’s

Female 2: Rose Bailey, Matilda, Ms. Hatch, Schultz 60’s

Female 3: Violet Black, Ruth Dakin Bailey, Mrs. Thompson, Sadie Vance 40-60


All kids ages 12-14

Boy 1: Young George, Pete

Boy 2: Young Harry, Tommy

Girl 1: Young Violet, Zuzu

Girl 2: Young Mary, Janie

SATURDAY, December 16 at 10:00AM & 2:00PM 

SUNDAY, December 17 at 2:00PM

Shanis Auditorium at the Upper Dublin Public Library
520 Virginia Drive

Fort Washington, PA 

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