It's A Wonderful Life

Adapted by Doug Rand

Directed by Dawn Sniadak-Yamokoski


Independence Community Theatre is currently presenting It's A Wonderful Life, a family-oriented experience just in time for the holidays. This stage adaptation of the classic film is not only a joyful Christmas tale -- it's the gorgeous love story of George and Mary Bailey, a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation, a descent into the darkest hour of a man trapped by circumstance, and a powerful meditation on what makes a meaningful life.


November 3, 4; 10, 11; 17, 18 at 8:00pm

November 12 at 2:00pm

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$12 at door
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A special thanks to the City of Independence, OSF, Brecksville Little Theater, Western Reserve Playhouse and the board of Independence Community Theater.


George Bailey Jim Hagan
Clarence Don Bernardo
Mary Bailey Kelsey Tomlinson
Ma Bailey Judi Kaye
Pop Bailey/Mr. Carter Richard Todd
Uncle Billy Thomas Love
Mr. Potter Kevin Cline
Cousin Tilly Barb Stitzer
Cousin Eustace Linda Waranai
Violet Bick Anna-Jeannine Herman
Janie/Young Mary Tenley Stitzer
Freddie/Young Harry James Patrick
Young Violet/Zuzu Naomi Klonowski
Tommy Jasper Herman
Jake Owen Chokreff
Bert/Harry Casey McCann
Ernie Dennis Fleming
Sam Wainwright/Nick Justin Herman
Mrs. Martini Marge Berke
Young Harry Elan Chokreff
Annie Dorota Zarzycka
Jane Wainwright Amy Balsinger
Mrs. Hatch Whitney Chokreff
Mr. Welch Joseph Vartorella
Miss Davis Rachel Todd
Edna Lucy McKernan
Flo Theresa Jarzembak
Mr. Gower Gabriel Chuna


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