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VACT presents the Christmas musical "It’s A Wonderful Life"

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VERONA (WKOW) -- Come start your holiday season with VACT as they bring "It’s A Wonderful Life the Musical" to the Verona Area High School Performing Arts Center.

On Tuesday, Dee Baldock stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin to talk about the musical.  Viewers were also treated to a musical performance by John Beard and Bridget Finnel.  The two performed, "If You Want the moon."

Performances run December 1st - 4th with performances at 7:30pm on Thursday December 1st, Friday December 2nd, and Saturday December 3rd, and 2:00pm on Saturday December 3rd and Sunday December 4th. The Verona Area High School Performing Arts Center is located at 300 Richard St.

It’s A Wonderful Life is based on the class 1946 film of the same name starring James Stewart and Donna Read. The show tells the story of George Bailey, a man with dreams higher than the sky but who ultimately has to give up those dreams in exchange for keeping his father’s business and his legacy alive in Bedford Falls after he passes away from a stroke. When a successful streak at the business is cut short by George’s Uncle Billy misplacing $8000, George contemplates giving away the greatest gift that god can give, his life. Luckily, Clarence the “second class angel” comes to his rescue and shows him that life would not be so wonderful without him around.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, and $10 for seniors 65 and older and children/students through high school. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door, depending on availability.

Click here for ticket information.

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