2017-18 Season Auditions

It's a Wonderful Life

Newnan Theatre Company is pleased to announce auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life by James Rodgers, based on the movie directed by Frank Capra. The show follows the famous holiday movie, in which a man questions if his life has, indeed, made a difference to any others around him. James Stewart and Donna Reed starred in the film. This show will be directed by Charles Ferguson.

Performances will be November 30 – December 10, 2017.

Auditions will be on October 10 - 11, 2017, at the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Newnan at 7 pm. 

The Train Depot
60 East Broad Street
Newnan, Georgia 30263


Auditions will consist of readings from the script as well as some pantomime exercises.  Wear comfortable clothing as movement and choreography will be part of the audition as well.

Roles available for auditions:

CLARENCE – age unknown, an angel, second-class, who is working for his wings.

GEORGE BAILEY – mid 30’s, early 40’s – an everyman, hard-working, but a dreamer his whole life.

MARY BAILEY – mid 30’s, early 40’s – George’s wife. A woman who loves her life and her family.

MR POTTER – late 50’s, early 60’s – a cantankerous, mean old man who runs the bank in town like a miser.

UNCLE BILLY – mid 50’s – George’s Uncle -- lovable, but somewhat absent-minded.

Assorted smaller roles, including Bert the Cop, Ernie the Taxi Driver, Mr. Gower, the druggist, Violet Bains, Harry Bailey, and other characters seen in the film. There will also be roles for children, playing younger versions of George, Mary, Harry, as well as George’s children later in the story. 


Newnan Theatre Company does not charge production fees of any kind to any performer to take part in its productions.

All roles are non-equity/non-paying.

If you have questions about these auditions or any production please email NTC’s Artistic Director, Tony Daniel, at artistic-director@newnantheatre.org.