Local Youths to Perform "It's a Wonderful Life the Musical" Dec. 16-18 at SCC

December 07, 2011

The Young People’s Theatre of St. Charles Community College will present “It’s a Wonderful Life the Musical” Dec. 16-18 in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the SCC campus.

Local Youths to Perform

Brock Birkner as George Bailey (left), Amanda Blythe as Mary Bailey (middle) and James Maasen as Clarence (right) will perform “It’s a Wonderful Life the Musical” Dec. 16-18 at SCC.

The show will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 16-17, and at 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 17-18. Tickets are $8 for all ages. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.

In this classic and much beloved play, Christmas Eve finds George Bailey deeply troubled. Prayers for his well-being from friends and family reach heaven. Clarence Odbody, Angel Second Class, is assigned to save George and earn his wings. A funny and poignant musical that will touch the hearts of all ages, George and his family remind us of the value of simple acts of kindness.

Cast members from St. Peters include Cadence Bippen, Carlin Bippen, Sam Bippen, Bailey Blessing, Isaac Brown, Jennifer Brown, Sean Faszold, Thomas Fischer, Eric Hahn, Jessica Kahn, Daniel Larabee, Katie Larabee, Luke Larabee, Femila Manoj, Zoe Meier, Sabrina Nelson, Rain Northrop, Alex Pendel, Gillian Pendel, Braden Stille, Mitchell Stille, Eric Weidig, Joe Weidig, Rachel Weidig and Sarah York.

Cast members from St. Charles include Brock Birkner, Zac Cary, Delany Eschelmeyer, Mallory Eschelmeyer, Ali Gibbs, Anna Johnston, Emma Koehler, Sydney Koehler, Amelia Martin and Emily Meyers. 

Members of the cast from O’Fallon include Joelle Aaron, Amanda Blythe, Jake Condellire, Jordan Czajkowski, Jack Deters, Luke Gottreu, Grayson Jostes, Danny Kellett, Becca Krauss, Annie Marion, Ali Pinkerton, Abby Turner, Emily Turner, Curtis Waligurski and Brendan Woods.

Cast members from Lake St. Louis include Jimmy Coogan, Joey Coogan, Matthew Doll and Grace Thornton. 

Cast members from Dardenne Prairie include Rachel Downing, James Maasen and Patricia Villegas.

Additional cast members include Allison Parks of Wentzville and Ben Stanley of Cottleville.

The Young People’s Theatre is a performing arts program by kids and their families for kids and their families produced by the SCC Corporate and Community Development Division.

For more information or tickets, call 636-922-8233, or visit www.stchas.edu/ypt.

Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.

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