​All performances, auditions, and rehearsals take place at
The Theater at Drew United Methodist Church 28 Gleneida Ave., Carmel, NY 10512
unless otherwise noted.

Auditions will also be held on October 15 for:

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

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

Performance dates

Friday, December 9th at 7:30 PM

Saturday, December 10th at 7:30 PM

Sunday, December 11th at 2:00 PM

It's a Wonderful Life is based on the story The Greatest Gift

by Philip Van Doren Stern, adapted by Joe Landry

Auditioners will be provided a reading from the play.  There are several singing roles in the show. To audition for a singing role, prepare 32 bars of a holiday song in acapella. 

The setting of this live radio play is the stage and auditorium of

Studio A at WBFR in Manhattan, New York City on Christmas Eve of 1946

Cast of Characters: (radio actors can play multiple roles)

FREDDIE FILMORE (also called ANNOUNCER), the actor playing Joseph and others

JAKE LAURENTS, the actor playing George

SALLY APPLEWHITE, the actress playing Mary

LANA SHERWOOD, the actress playing Violet and others

HARRY “JAZZBO” HEYWOOD, the actor playing Clarence and others

MARY HATCH, George’s girl

ROSE BAILEY, George’s mother

HARRY BAILEY, George’s kid brother

OLD MAN GOWER, a druggist

BERT, a town cop

VIOLET BICK, a small-town siren

HENRY F. POTTER, the richest and meanest man in all the county

BILLY BAILEY, George’s uncle

PETE, George’s son

ZUZU, George’s daughter

CLARENCE, George’s guardian angel

JOSEPH, the superintendent of angels

YOUNG GEORGE, George as a child

YOUNG HARRY, Harry as a child


YOUNG VIOLET, Violet as a child

YOUNG MARY, Mary as a child

GEORGE BAILEY, a typical American dreamer

PETER BAILEY, George’s father

ERNIE, a cab driver

SAM WAINWRIGHT, an entrepreneur

OLD MAN COLLINS, an eavesdropper


DR. CAMPBELL, on the board of the Bailey Bros. Building & Loan

MATILDA, secretary at Bailey Bros. Building & Loan


MRS. HATCH, Mary’s mother

ED, at the run on the bank

CHARLIE, at the run on the bank

MAN (at run on bank)

MRS. THOMPSON, at the run on the bank

SCHULTZ, a German at the Martini house dedication

MARTINI, an Italian bar/restaurant owner

HORACE THE TELLER, at the bank

SADIE VANCE, the state bank examiner

JANIE, George’s daughter

TOMMY, George’s son

MR. WELCH, a schoolteacher’s husband with a temper


MAN (at Martini’s)

NICK, a bartender


BINKY, a bouncer



Tell Us Your Holiday Story!

October 15th - 1PM to 4PM

Show Date: Giving Tuesday, November 29th at 7PM

Keeping the spirit all year long.

Audition with your personal story about how you kept the holidays with you all year long. It could be a lost relative who twinkles at you in the summer,  a gift

that never stops giving or any holiday event that reappears throughout the year. 

Make us laugh, cry and everything in between!

Your audition will be up to 5 minutes and

your total story must be 12 minutes or less.  

​All auditions are at Drew Methodist Church, 28 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512​

To audition for any show, please send an email to BrewsterTheaterInfo@gmail.com with the name of the show in the subject. Include your full contact information.