This Wonderful Life

This Wonderful Life
by Steve Murray

Productions (64)
  • Comedy
  • 75 minutes
  • 1 m
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-039-6

This Wonderful Life
by Steve Murray

(0)
Productions (64)
  • Comedy
  • 75 minutes
  • 1 m
  • Set: Minimal.

One actor inhabits every role in this hilariously touching stage adaptation of the iconic holiday film It's a Wonderful Life. George Bailey, Clarence, Mr. Potter, and the gang come to life as a single actor creates a heartwarming story about the effect one hardworking man's life has on the people around him.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $80. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

One actor inhabits every role in this hilariously touching stage adaptation of the iconic holiday film It's a Wonderful Life. George Bailey, Clarence, Mr. Potter, and the gang come to life as a single actor creates a heartwarming story about the effect one hardworking man's life has on the people around him.

  • Comedy
  • 75 minutes
  • 1 m
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-039-6

Published Reviews

"It's engagingly funny and then unexpectedly affecting."

Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle

"In one year of reviewing Portland's theater scene, I've never been as captivated as I was by Mark Setlock's one-man interpretation of It's a Wonderful Life."

Johanna Droubay, Willamette Week

"Like the film that inspired it, it quietly celebrates a simple truth: Little things mean more than we know."

Louise Kennedy, The Boston Globe

"...this season, for something a little different, try Mark Setlock and Steve Murray's take on the classic, heartfelt story of regrets and blessings."

Ann Miner, TalkinBroadway.com

"While the play largely sticks to the bones of the movie, there are moments when Murray's voice comes through loud and clear. His insistence that we see 'Wonderful' as more than a Christmas story, that we see it as metaphor for the nobility of the average hardworking American, packs a punch as heady as any egg nog."

Karen D'Souza, Mercury News

Production History

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Location
DEC 08, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
626 Productions
Hope, IN United States
626 Productions Hope, IN United States
DEC 02, 2017 - DEC 16, 2017
Riverside Inn
Cambridge Springs, PA United States
Riverside Inn Cambridge Springs, PA United States
DEC 01, 2017 - JAN 06, 2018
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL United States
American Blues Theater Chicago, IL United States
NOV 24, 2017 - NOV 24, 2017
Village Players
Birmingham, MI United States
Village Players Birmingham, MI United States
DEC 10, 2016 - DEC 10, 2016
Act II Playhouse
Ambler, PA United States
Act II Playhouse Ambler, PA United States
DEC 09, 2016 - DEC 31, 2016
Perseverance Theatre Inc
Douglas, AK United States
Perseverance Theatre Inc Douglas, AK United States
DEC 06, 2016 - DEC 24, 2016
Act II Playhouse
Ambler, PA United States
Act II Playhouse Ambler, PA United States
DEC 03, 2016 - DEC 09, 2016
Row "I" Productions
Green Valley, AZ United States
Row "I" Productions Green Valley, AZ United States
DEC 01, 2016 - DEC 18, 2016
Luna Stage
West Orange, NJ United States
Luna Stage West Orange, NJ United States
NOV 26, 2016 - DEC 30, 2016
Cape May Stage
Cape May, NJ United States
Cape May Stage Cape May, NJ United States
NOV 25, 2016 - NOV 25, 2016
Village Players
Troy, MI United States
Village Players Troy, MI United States
NOV 25, 2016 - DEC 11, 2016
Performing Artists Collective Alliance
Erie, PA United States
Performing Artists Collective Alliance Erie, PA United States
DEC 10, 2015 - DEC 27, 2015
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach, CA United States
North Coast Repertory Theatre Solana Beach, CA United States
DEC 10, 2015 - DEC 11, 2015
The Ware Center - Millersville University
Lancaster, PA United States
The Ware Center - Millersville University Lancaster, PA United States
DEC 06, 2015 - DEC 06, 2015
Skyline Theatre Company
Fair Lawn, NJ United States
Skyline Theatre Company Fair Lawn, NJ United States
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 20, 2015
Stageworks Theatre
Tampa, FL United States
Stageworks Theatre Tampa, FL United States
NOV 27, 2015 - NOV 27, 2015
Village Players
Birmingham, MI United States
Village Players Birmingham, MI United States
NOV 27, 2015 - JAN 03, 2016
Virginia Repertory Theatre
Hanover, VA United States
Virginia Repertory Theatre Hanover, VA United States
NOV 27, 2015 - DEC 06, 2015
Theatre At The Mount
Gardner, MA United States
Theatre At The Mount Gardner, MA United States
NOV 12, 2015 - NOV 28, 2015
Aurora Theatre Company
Edmonds, WA United States
Aurora Theatre Company Edmonds, WA United States
DEC 10, 2014 - DEC 28, 2014
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach, CA United States
North Coast Repertory Theatre Solana Beach, CA United States
DEC 05, 2014 - DEC 14, 2014
Alphanyc Theater Company
New York, NY United States
Alphanyc Theater Company New York, NY United States
NOV 28, 2014 - NOV 28, 2014
Village Players
Birmingham, MI United States
Village Players Birmingham, MI United States
NOV 28, 2014 - DEC 28, 2014
ZACH Theatre
Austin, TX United States
ZACH Theatre Austin, TX United States
NOV 27, 2014 - DEC 07, 2014
Theater At Monmouth
Monmouth, ME United States
Theater At Monmouth Monmouth, ME United States
NOV 25, 2014 - DEC 18, 2014
Performance Network Theatre
Ann Arbor, MI United States
Performance Network Theatre Ann Arbor, MI United States
DEC 31, 2013 - JAN 01, 2014
N/A
Cambridge, MN United States
N/A Cambridge, MN United States
DEC 06, 2013 - DEC 22, 2013
The 06 Ensemble
Mountain View, CA United States
The 06 Ensemble Mountain View, CA United States
DEC 04, 2013 - DEC 29, 2013
Third Avenue Playhouse
Sturgeon Bay, WI United States
Third Avenue Playhouse Sturgeon Bay, WI United States
NOV 28, 2013 - DEC 08, 2013
Theater At Monmouth
Monmouth, ME United States
Theater At Monmouth Monmouth, ME United States
NOV 26, 2013 - DEC 21, 2013
Boise Contemporary Theater
Boise, ID United States
Boise Contemporary Theater Boise, ID United States
NOV 21, 2013 - DEC 29, 2013
ZACH Theatre
Austin, TX United States
ZACH Theatre Austin, TX United States
DEC 27, 2012 - DEC 27, 2012
Bet Harim Jewish Congregation Of The Flathead Valley Of Montana
Whitefish, MT United States
Bet Harim Jewish Congregation Of The Flathead Valley Of Montana Whitefish, MT United States
DEC 21, 2012 - DEC 31, 2012
Tipping Point Theatre Co.
Northville, MI United States
Tipping Point Theatre Co. Northville, MI United States
DEC 15, 2012 - DEC 22, 2012
State Highway Theater
Buena Vista, CO United States
State Highway Theater Buena Vista, CO United States
NOV 30, 2012 - DEC 23, 2012
Key City Public Theatre
Port Townsend, WA United States
Key City Public Theatre Port Townsend, WA United States
NOV 29, 2012 - DEC 23, 2012
People's Light & Theatre Co
Malvern, PA United States
People's Light & Theatre Co Malvern, PA United States
NOV 29, 2012 - DEC 09, 2012
Theater At Monmouth
Monmouth, ME United States
Theater At Monmouth Monmouth, ME United States
NOV 23, 2012 - DEC 16, 2012
Capital Repertory Theatre
Albany, NY United States
Capital Repertory Theatre Albany, NY United States
NOV 15, 2012 - JAN 06, 2013
Ansley Park Playhouse
Atlanta, GA United States
Ansley Park Playhouse Atlanta, GA United States
NOV 06, 2012 - DEC 15, 2012
The Renaissance Center
Dickson, TN United States
The Renaissance Center Dickson, TN United States
DEC 28, 2011 - DEC 29, 2011
Bet Harim Jewish Congregation Of The Flathead Valley Of Montana
Whitefish, MT United States
Bet Harim Jewish Congregation Of The Flathead Valley Of Montana Whitefish, MT United States
NOV 25, 2011 - DEC 23, 2011
Hippodrome Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
Hippodrome Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 25, 2011 - DEC 23, 2011
Williamston Theatre
Williamston, MI United States
Williamston Theatre Williamston, MI United States
NOV 25, 2011 - DEC 24, 2011
Laguna Playhouse
Laguna Beach, CA United States
Laguna Playhouse Laguna Beach, CA United States
NOV 24, 2011 - DEC 31, 2011
Cape May Stage
Cape May, NJ United States
Cape May Stage Cape May, NJ United States
DEC 23, 2010 - DEC 26, 2010
Off Center Stage
Grass Valley, CA United States
Off Center Stage Grass Valley, CA United States
DEC 03, 2010 - DEC 26, 2010
Perseverance Theatre
Douglas, AK United States
Perseverance Theatre Douglas, AK United States
DEC 03, 2010 - DEC 19, 2010
Off Center Stage
Grass Valley, CA United States
Off Center Stage Grass Valley, CA United States
DEC 02, 2010 - DEC 19, 2010
Dramatic License Productions
Chesterfield, MO United States
Dramatic License Productions Chesterfield, MO United States
NOV 26, 2010 - DEC 19, 2010
Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 26, 2010 - DEC 19, 2010
Cleveland Play House
Cleveland, OH United States
Cleveland Play House Cleveland, OH United States
NOV 01, 2009 - DEC 31, 2009
American Stage Theatre Company
St. Petersburg, FL United States
American Stage Theatre Company St. Petersburg, FL United States
NOV 01, 2009 - DEC 31, 2009
Perseverance Theatre
Douglas, AK United States
Perseverance Theatre Douglas, AK United States
NOV 01, 2009 - DEC 31, 2009
Syracuse Stage
Syracuse, NY United States
Syracuse Stage Syracuse, NY United States
NOV 01, 2008 - DEC 31, 2008
Asolo Repertory Theatre
Sarasota, FL United States
Asolo Repertory Theatre Sarasota, FL United States
NOV 18, 2007 - DEC 16, 2007
Pittsburgh Public Theater
Pittsburgh, PA United States
Pittsburgh Public Theater Pittsburgh, PA United States
NOV 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
Lyric Stage
Boston, MA United States
Lyric Stage Boston, MA United States
NOV 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO United States
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis St. Louis, MO United States
NOV 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
Pacific Theatre
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Pacific Theatre Vancouver, B.C. Canada
NOV 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
San Jose Repertory Theatre
San Jose, CA United States
San Jose Repertory Theatre San Jose, CA United States
NOV 01, 2006 - DEC 31, 2006
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Cincinnati, OH United States
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Cincinnati, OH United States
NOV 01, 2006 - DEC 31, 2006
Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR United States
Portland Center Stage Portland, OR United States
NOV 01, 2005 - DEC 31, 2005
Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR United States
Portland Center Stage Portland, OR United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
DEC 08, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
626 Productions
Hope, IN United States
626 Productions Hope, IN United States
DEC 02, 2017 - DEC 16, 2017
Riverside Inn
Cambridge Springs, PA United States
Riverside Inn Cambridge Springs, PA United States
DEC 01, 2017 - JAN 06, 2018
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL United States
American Blues Theater Chicago, IL United States
NOV 24, 2017 - NOV 24, 2017
Village Players
Birmingham, MI United States
Village Players Birmingham, MI United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
DEC 02, 2017 - DEC 16, 2017
Riverside Inn
Cambridge Springs, PA United States
Riverside Inn Cambridge Springs, PA United States
DEC 01, 2017 - JAN 06, 2018
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL United States
American Blues Theater Chicago, IL United States
DEC 10, 2016 - DEC 10, 2016
Act II Playhouse
Ambler, PA United States
Act II Playhouse Ambler, PA United States
DEC 09, 2016 - DEC 31, 2016
Perseverance Theatre Inc
Douglas, AK United States
Perseverance Theatre Inc Douglas, AK United States
DEC 06, 2016 - DEC 24, 2016
Act II Playhouse
Ambler, PA United States
Act II Playhouse Ambler, PA United States
DEC 03, 2016 - DEC 09, 2016
Row "I" Productions
Green Valley, AZ United States
Row "I" Productions Green Valley, AZ United States
DEC 01, 2016 - DEC 18, 2016
Luna Stage
West Orange, NJ United States
Luna Stage West Orange, NJ United States
NOV 26, 2016 - DEC 30, 2016
Cape May Stage
Cape May, NJ United States
Cape May Stage Cape May, NJ United States
DEC 10, 2015 - DEC 27, 2015
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach, CA United States
North Coast Repertory Theatre Solana Beach, CA United States
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 20, 2015
Stageworks Theatre
Tampa, FL United States
Stageworks Theatre Tampa, FL United States
NOV 27, 2015 - JAN 03, 2016
Virginia Repertory Theatre
Hanover, VA United States
Virginia Repertory Theatre Hanover, VA United States
DEC 10, 2014 - DEC 28, 2014
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach, CA United States
North Coast Repertory Theatre Solana Beach, CA United States
NOV 28, 2014 - DEC 28, 2014
ZACH Theatre
Austin, TX United States
ZACH Theatre Austin, TX United States
NOV 27, 2014 - DEC 07, 2014
Theater At Monmouth
Monmouth, ME United States
Theater At Monmouth Monmouth, ME United States
NOV 25, 2014 - DEC 18, 2014
Performance Network Theatre
Ann Arbor, MI United States
Performance Network Theatre Ann Arbor, MI United States
DEC 04, 2013 - DEC 29, 2013
Third Avenue Playhouse
Sturgeon Bay, WI United States
Third Avenue Playhouse Sturgeon Bay, WI United States
NOV 28, 2013 - DEC 08, 2013
Theater At Monmouth
Monmouth, ME United States
Theater At Monmouth Monmouth, ME United States
NOV 26, 2013 - DEC 21, 2013
Boise Contemporary Theater
Boise, ID United States
Boise Contemporary Theater Boise, ID United States
NOV 21, 2013 - DEC 29, 2013
ZACH Theatre
Austin, TX United States
ZACH Theatre Austin, TX United States
DEC 21, 2012 - DEC 31, 2012
Tipping Point Theatre Co.
Northville, MI United States
Tipping Point Theatre Co. Northville, MI United States
NOV 29, 2012 - DEC 23, 2012
People's Light & Theatre Co
Malvern, PA United States
People's Light & Theatre Co Malvern, PA United States
NOV 29, 2012 - DEC 09, 2012
Theater At Monmouth
Monmouth, ME United States
Theater At Monmouth Monmouth, ME United States
NOV 23, 2012 - DEC 16, 2012
Capital Repertory Theatre
Albany, NY United States
Capital Repertory Theatre Albany, NY United States
NOV 15, 2012 - JAN 06, 2013
Ansley Park Playhouse
Atlanta, GA United States
Ansley Park Playhouse Atlanta, GA United States
NOV 06, 2012 - DEC 15, 2012
The Renaissance Center
Dickson, TN United States
The Renaissance Center Dickson, TN United States
NOV 25, 2011 - DEC 23, 2011
Hippodrome Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
Hippodrome Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 25, 2011 - DEC 23, 2011
Williamston Theatre
Williamston, MI United States
Williamston Theatre Williamston, MI United States
NOV 25, 2011 - DEC 24, 2011
Laguna Playhouse
Laguna Beach, CA United States
Laguna Playhouse Laguna Beach, CA United States
NOV 24, 2011 - DEC 31, 2011
Cape May Stage
Cape May, NJ United States
Cape May Stage Cape May, NJ United States
DEC 03, 2010 - DEC 26, 2010
Perseverance Theatre
Douglas, AK United States
Perseverance Theatre Douglas, AK United States
DEC 02, 2010 - DEC 19, 2010
Dramatic License Productions
Chesterfield, MO United States
Dramatic License Productions Chesterfield, MO United States
NOV 26, 2010 - DEC 19, 2010
Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 26, 2010 - DEC 19, 2010
Cleveland Play House
Cleveland, OH United States
Cleveland Play House Cleveland, OH United States
NOV 01, 2009 - DEC 31, 2009
American Stage Theatre Company
St. Petersburg, FL United States
American Stage Theatre Company St. Petersburg, FL United States
NOV 01, 2009 - DEC 31, 2009
Perseverance Theatre
Douglas, AK United States
Perseverance Theatre Douglas, AK United States
NOV 01, 2009 - DEC 31, 2009
Syracuse Stage
Syracuse, NY United States
Syracuse Stage Syracuse, NY United States
NOV 01, 2008 - DEC 31, 2008
Asolo Repertory Theatre
Sarasota, FL United States
Asolo Repertory Theatre Sarasota, FL United States
NOV 18, 2007 - DEC 16, 2007
Pittsburgh Public Theater
Pittsburgh, PA United States
Pittsburgh Public Theater Pittsburgh, PA United States
NOV 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
Lyric Stage
Boston, MA United States
Lyric Stage Boston, MA United States
NOV 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO United States
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis St. Louis, MO United States
NOV 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
Pacific Theatre
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Pacific Theatre Vancouver, B.C. Canada
NOV 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
San Jose Repertory Theatre
San Jose, CA United States
San Jose Repertory Theatre San Jose, CA United States
NOV 01, 2006 - DEC 31, 2006
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Cincinnati, OH United States
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Cincinnati, OH United States
NOV 01, 2006 - DEC 31, 2006
Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR United States
Portland Center Stage Portland, OR United States
NOV 01, 2005 - DEC 31, 2005
Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR United States
Portland Center Stage Portland, OR United States