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Pheasant Run Resort
4051 E. Main Street St. Charles, IL 60174
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"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"
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4.7 average rating
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38 events
3 reviews
12 stars
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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7 stars
attended Dec 04 2010

fantastic, the play within a play concept was brilliantly conceived and the actor voicing the part of Old Man Potter was amazing..but so were the times i closed my eyes and it was like turning away but listening to the that...continued

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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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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.


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!