'It's a Wonderful Life' for Majestic Theatre

Majestic Theatre’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” stars Madalyn Murphy of Bedford, Ben Dick of Hooksett, Ashley Hughes Swanson of Amherst, Kelsey Sweet of Londonderry and Ian Dolley of Manchester.

DERRY — The Majestic Theatre presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The Derry Opera House, 29 West Broadway.

The musical is based on the beloved 1946 film featuring Jimmy Stewart as a desperate, end-of-his-rope businessman who is shown by an angel what life would look like if he had never been born.

The musical, written by Keith Ferguson and featuring music composed by Bruce Greer, follows George Bailey’s life from his childhood dreams to his midlife disappointments and beyond to discover whether his life has had value.

Rebecca Antonakos-Belanger of Derry directs the local production, with Keith Belanger, also of Derry, contributing musical direction for the multi-generational cast.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for ages 65 and above and $12 for youth 17 and under. For details, call 669-7469 or visitmajestictheatre.net.