Announcing the Cast of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

CenterStage in Lake Forest is pleased to announce that Director Tom Beck has completed casting for the special holiday production of IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A Live Radio Play:

GEOFF ISAAC — George Bailey
HOPE ROSIAK — Mary Hatch Bailey
JOHN RUHAAK — Mr. Potter
JIM SCOTT — Clarence Oddbody
SCOTT ROSEN — Ernie, Sam Wainwright, Rent Collector Reineman, Freddie’s buddy Mickey
MARK SWIFTNEY — Bert, Marty Hatch, Tony the Bouncer
KIM MINICHIELLO — Cousin Eunice, Bank Run Charlotte
JUNE MILLER – Ma Bailey
ALISON ALDRICH – Ruth Dakin Bailey
ARTHUR BLOCH – Pa Bailey, Franklin, Mr. Martini, Violet’s Boyfriend Sid
RICK YOUNG – Uncle Billy Bailey, Violet’s Boyfriend Larry
PATTY YOUNG – Violet Bick
JULIE MEADOWS – Josephine, Principal Partridge, Build & Loan Board Member Mrs. Turnbull, Bank Run Betty
SUE THOMAS – Mrs. Hatch, Cousin Tilly, Woman on Porch, Bank Teller Henrietta
JO ANN AVELLONE – Annie, Dr. Campbell, Bank Run Mrs. Thompson, Joan the Luggage Salesperson
COLE JOSEPH – Young George, Freddie
ALIX ANDERSON – Young Mary
HANNAH CONLEY – Young Violet, Susie
BRADY STADOLNIK – Young Harry, Pete
TYLER MANNELLY – Janie Bailey
ELOISE FAIRCHILD – Zuzu

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A Live Radio Play will perform for four performances in The Stuart Room of The Gorton Community Center. Tickets on sale now at https://centerstagelakeforest.org/tickets

  • Thursday, December 12 – 7:30 PM
  • Friday, December 13 – 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, December 14 – 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM