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University Theatre’s “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play”

December 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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$10 - $20

Type: Theater

This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY

Adapted By Joe Landry, Directed by Jim Stauffer
Presented by University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Theatre and Drama / University Theatre

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s live 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. Featuring live sound effects and music hearkening back to classic radio shows, this show will delight the eyes and ears just in time for the holidays. Wisconsin Public Radio will host a live simulcast broadcast of the show Saturday December 3rd.

The cast features UW students Stephen Deming, Rebecca Greenberg, Paul Urbanski, Andrea Watkins, Kyle Wessel, and Sam Wood portraying the residents of Bedford Falls.

Performances will be held in the Ronald F. Mitchell Theatre,
821 University Avenue
Madison WI 53706

Ticket Prices:
$20 Adult
$18 Senior (62 +)
$10 Children (K-12)
$10 Group Sales (10 tickets or more)
$13 UW Students (ID)

To Order Tickets:
1. Call 608-265-2787
2. Online www.arts.wisc.edu
(Convenience fees apply to all phone and online orders)
3. Walk up sales:
Vilas Hall Box Office
821 University Avenue
Monday – Friday | 11:30am – 5:30pm
or
Memorial Union Box Office
800 Langdon Street
Monday – Friday | 11:30am – 5:30pm
(no convenience fees for in-person orders)

The Vilas Hall Box Office remains open on Thursday & Friday performances until 30 min past curtain. For Saturday and/or Sunday events in Vilas Hall, the Box Office opens 1 hour before show-time and remains open until 30 min past curtain. Performance Calendar:

Thursday December 1st @ 7:30pm (Preview)
Friday December 2nd @ 7:30pm (Opening)
Saturday December 3rd @ 2:00pm
Saturday December 3rd @ 8:00pm (Live broadcast by WPR)
Sunday December 4th @ 2:00pm (ASL Interpreted)
Sunday December 4th @ 7:30pm
Thursday December 8th @ 7:30pm
Friday December 9th @ 7:30pm (Post-show talkback)
Saturday December 10th @ 2:00pm
Saturday December 10th @ 7:30pm
Sunday December 11th @ 2:00pm
Sunday December 11th @ 7:30pm

Details

Date:
December 11, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$10 - $20
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Website:
http://www.arts.wisc.edu/

Organizer

University Theater
Phone:
608.263.2329
Email:
uwtheatre@theatre.wisc.edu
Website:
http://theatre.wisc.edu/

Venue

Mitchell Theatre, Vilas Hall
821 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Phone:
608.263.2329
Website:
http://theatre.wisc.edu/