Andrea S. B. Yough plays Mary Hatch Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life, a Radio Play, the holiday show in the 2013-2014 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. Philip Grecian adapted the script based on the film directed by Frank Capra.
Question: What is fun about playing Mary Hatch Bailey in this production of It's a Wonderful Life, a Radio Play?
Andrea S. B. Yough: Mary is a very sincere character. I love playing characters that I feel are positive. She's warm and a good person, I'd like to be more like her.
Q: What is your favorite holiday book, song or movie?
A.S.B.Y.: My favorite Christmas story is O. Henry's Gift of the Magi. I keep a copy in a Christmas decoration box to make certain I read it every year.
It's a Wonderful Life, a Radio Play runs Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 22 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre, 320 N. 5th Street, at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday shows begin at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-7529 or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com
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