It’s A Wonderful Life

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LOCATION: BDACT Fine Arts Center located at 117 W. Maple Ave. in Beaver Dam
TICKETS: $12 adults $6 youth (12 and under) on sale at the buttons above, the BDACT Box Office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am – 4 pm (920-885-6891) or Rechek’s Food Pride.
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

George:  Ron Wilkie

Stage Manager:  Jim McMillian

Freddie Filmore/Announcer:  Dan Landness

Mary Hatch:  Amy Hopp

Rose Bailey: Tina Swain

Harry Bailey: Dale Yaroch

Old Man Gower:  Darren Goodpaster

Bert the Cop:  Joe Orvik

Violet Bick: Stephanie Radke

Henry Potter: Rick Ramirez

Bill Bailey: Chris Connelly

Pete/Georges Son: Landon Pestka

ZuZu: Cecilia Senske

Clarence the Angel: Jay Wilkens

Joseph: Kevin Miner

Young George: Ashton Wilkens

Young Harry: Landon Pestka

Boys: (Landon, Ashton, Mae, etc..)

Young Violet: Mae Armstrong

Young Mary: Priscilla Miner

Peter Bailey: Harv Woebbeking

Ernie the Cab Driver: Jim McMillian

Sam Wainwright:  Jim Follmer

Old Man Collins:  Jay Wilkins

Board Members:  Some men from cast

Dr. Campbell:  Chuck Swain

Matilda: Ann Malinsky

Ruth Dakin Bailey: Jannette Thrane

Mrs. Hatch/Marys Mother: Sue Malinsky

Ed @ Bank: Joe Orvik

Charley @ Bank: Kevin Senske

Man @ Bank: Jannette Thrane

Mrs. Thompson: Claudette De Garmo

Schultz – German @ Martini’s: Jim McMillian

Martini – Bar owner: Bob Deyo

Horace the Bank Teller: Harv Woebbeking

Sadie Vance: Carla Woebbeking

Janie:  Jayden Rabehl

Tommy – Mae Armstrong

Mr. Welch:  Craig Warmbold

Restaurant Patrons:  Members of cast

Man @ Martini’s: Dan Nugent

Nick the Bartender: John Biel

Bridge Keeper:  Dan Nugent

Binky the Bouncer:  Dale Yaroch

Cop: Bob Deyo

Sheriff: Kevin Senske


Sound effects:

Monica McCauley – lead

Jen Dimiceri

Lisa Panzer

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com)


  • All volunteers and staff will also be wearing masks, however, the performers will NOT be wearing masks while they are on stage. 
  • Capacity at the BDACT Fine Arts Center is currently set at 100%.
  • Concessions will not be sold during performances.
  • BDACT is not liable for Covid-19 related sickness or health conditions patrons may sustain subsequent to their attendance at a BDACT live performance or event.
  • If you are feeling ill, you must stay home from the event and BDACT will issue a credit or refund.