Auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7 PM
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 7 PM

Callbacks will Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre
7713-51 Lead Mine Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

About the Show

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre is proud to announce auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. Playscripts explains that “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”

Director: Yvonne M. Anderson

Performance Dates:

December 1 to 17, 2018

Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm.

Actors will perform sides from the play. No need to have a prepared monologue.

If you plan on auditioning please register here.

Character Descriptions:
The underlined names are those of the radio play actors who are performing It’s a Wonderful Life.

FREDDIE FILMORE (age 30 +) well-known radio host who will voice these characters: WBFR Announcer, Mr. Gower, Mr. Potter, Billy, Joseph, Peter Bailey, Ernie, Old Man Collins, Ed, Pete, Man at Martini’s, Nick, Bridge Keeper, Binky, and Cop

JAKE LAURENTS (age 25 - 35) leading man-type who will voice George Bailey (and Young George Bailey)

SALLY APPLEWHITE (age 25 - 30) Hollywood ingenue and former Miss Ohio 1943 who will voice Mary Hatch (and Young Mary)

LANA SHERWOOD (age 30 +) seasoned character actress with a Mae West edge who will voice Violet, young Violet, Rose Bailey, Matilda, Ruth, Mrs. Hatch, Mrs.Thompson, Schultz, ZuZu, Janie, and Sadie Vance

HARRY HEYWOOD (age 30 +) comedic actor who will voice Harry Bailey (and young Harry), Bert, Clarence Oddbody (the Angel), Sam Wainwright, Martini, Dr. Campbell, Charlie, Man at the bank, Horrace the teller , Mr. Welch, Tommy, and the Sheriff.