"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" Nov. 16-17

October  23, 2012

WVIK is teaming up WQPT, Quad Cities PBS, to present "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" Nov. 16-17.

The theatrical production, set in a radio station in 1946, will be presented at Potter Theatre in the Bergendoff Hall of Fine arts on the campus of Augustana College in Rock Island.

Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 16,  and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17.

Eight actors will bring more than 50 characters to life. The production will be taped for broadcast on both stations during the holiday season in December.

Tickets are $20 each and are available online at www.augustana.edu/tickets or by calling (309) 794-7306.

The cast includes Mike Millar as George Bailey, Jenny Winn as Mary, Erin Lounsberry as Violet and others, Jason Platt as Potter and others, Michael Carron as Clarence and others, Tamra McConoughey as Sadie and others, Scott Tunnicliff as the announcer and others and Tom Vacarro as Harry and as the foley artist sound effects. Jonathan Turner will provide piano accompaniment.