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WVPT Hosts Auditions for Holiday Show

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia Public Theatre (WVPT) presents auditions for “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

“It’s a Wonderful Life” will run Dec. 14-16 and Dec. 19-20 at the Creative Arts Cente. Two audition dates have been selected for the holiday show: Saturday and Sunday.

Pittsburgh auditions will be Saturday at the PICT Theatre, 2403 Sidney St. No. 235, from 10 a.m.- noon and from 1-4 p.m. Local auditions will be from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at the WVU Creative Arts Center, Room 2021, 1436 Evansdale Dr.

“It’s a Wonderful Life” stars George Bailey, who wishes he had never been born. When his guardian angel grants George’s wish, the consequences are devastating. “It’s a Wonderful Life” reminds audiences of the value of human life.

The character breakdown for the show includes:

  • George Bailey — male, 30s. A dreamer whose hopes have been repeatedly dashed by his choosing to do the right thing.
  • Mary Bailey — female, 30s. George’s warm, loving generous wife.
  • Potter — male, 60s. The richest, meanest man in town with the soul of a snake.
  • Harry — male, 30s. George’s kid brother who has accomplished much by standing on George’s shoulders.
  • Uncle Billy — male, 60s. George’s good-hearted but forgetful uncle and partner.
  • Clarence — male, 60s. George’s hapless guardian angel who’s been trying to win his wings for centuries.
  • Ensemble

Actors are asked to bring a prepared 1 1/2- to 2-minute monologue, a headshot and a resume. WVPT also accepts video submissions sent to info@wvpub lictheatre.org.

Anyone interested in auditioning in Pittsburgh can visit https://cal endly.com/wvptauditions/ pittsburgh-auditions-for-it-s-a-wonderful-life and those interested in auditioning in Morgantown can visit, https://calendly.com/wvptauditions/local-audi tions-2.

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