"It's a Wonderful Life," the 1940s radio broadcast, complete with sound effects performed on stage, will be presented at at 7 p.m. on Monday, Friday and Saturday evenings Nov. 30 to Dec. 29 at the Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna.

The script is adapted by Phillip Grecian, based on the film by Frank Capra. "It's a Wonderful Life" is the story of George Bailey, the unsung hero of Bedford Falls. It is a fable of dreams, disillusionment and the power of love.

The production is directed by Anthony Buck, with set and lighting design by Tad Wimmer, Douglas Nelson and Terry Cline and sound design by Wimmer, Nelson and Peter "Skip" Prawel.

There will be matinees at 1 p.m. Dec. 8 and 22. Doors open 30 minutes before show time.

Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $9 for students and seniors and $8 for children 12 and under or groups of 15 or more. Call 347-7373.