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Pheasant Run Resort
4051 E. Main Street St. Charles, IL 60174
630-584-6342
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"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"
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attended Nov 10 2010

My sister and I went and loved it!! It was so authentic for that time period...the acting was wonderful.

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attended Nov 20 2010

My boyfriend and I, along with my 12-year-old son, attended the early Saturday show. We thoroughly enjoyed it. The twist of the play being presented as a radio play, with actors playing several roles, refreshed the well-known story. The young...continued

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attended Nov 10 2010

Actors were right on, I felt like i was watching the movie. Very talented group. we enjoyed the show.

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Quotes & Highlights

The source material for It’s a Wonderful Life was a short story called The Greatest Gift by Philip Van Doren Stern. After being unable to get his story published, Stern turned his story into a Christmas card, mailed it to his family and friends at the card eventually came to the attention of RKO.

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Inspired by the beloved American holiday classic and directed by recent Jeff award-winning Rachel Rockwell, you’ll become a part of WVL Radio’s live broadcast as actors bring the fateful story of George Bailey to life.  Take your seat in the studio audience to relive the beloved tale of regret and redemption told through insightful storytelling, familiar characters, engaging sound effects and musical commercial breaks by the local children’s choir. A complete 1940s radio broadcast perfect for the whole family!

About the Ticket Supplier: Pheasant Run Resort

Pheasant Run Resort & Spa is acclaimed throughout Chicago and the Midwest for its entertainment. Experience the Chicago theater scene in their new Mainstage and Studio theaters with award-winning productions from Noble Fool Theatricals. Laugh yourself silly at Zanies Comedy Club. Enjoy live music, entertainment and shopping on their own version of Bourbon Street.