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Its A Wonderful Life Radio Play

MU presents It’s a Wonderful Life Radio Play

Manchester University is bringing a beloved holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life, to the stage as a live 1940s radio broadcast.

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play was adapted by Joe Landry and is produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. 

The story of George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. The play will be presented at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at The Firehouse, 108 W. Main St. in North Manchester.

Doors open half an hour before each show. Admission is free but donations are accepted.

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MU Director of Theater Angelina Funk, Manchester Class of 2014, is directing the play. She can be reached at

November 2021