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“It’s A Wonderful Life” Live Radio Play at ARTSNCT

/ December 2, 2023

The event

Get ready for a heartwarming journey back to the 1940s as ARTSNCT, Newcomerstown’s premier arts center, proudly presents the enchanting Black Box Ensemble Theatre production of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.” This beloved holiday classic will grace the stage at ARTSNCT on Friday and Saturday, December 1st, and 2nd, with performances starting at 7:00 p.m. Best of all, admission is FREE as part of ARTSNCT’s commitment to their “Arts for All” program, making it an event the whole family can enjoy.

“Our mission at ARTSNCT is to actively support and promote arts education through training, performance, exhibition, and publication,” says Michael A. Wise, the executive director of ARTSNCT. “We are devoted to bringing various forms of visual and performing arts to the heart of Newcomerstown, and we are thrilled to welcome back Black Box Ensemble Theatre to perform this heartwarming holiday show.”

Step back in time to a 1940s radio studio, where the enchanting tale of George Bailey, Clarence the angel, Mr. Potter, and the residents of Bedford Falls comes to life. This magical experience is brought to you by a talented group of five actors who skillfully recreate a 1940s radio broadcast. As holiday radio jingles set the festive mood, a foley artist uses clever props to create live sound effects, transporting the audience to a simpler era.