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It's A Wonderful Life
On Saturday November 19, 201 I went to Cookeville Children's Theatre school performance to watch the show “ It's A Wonderful Life” and it was the last show for this play. This show also has been showed on November 11, 12, 13 15, 17, 18, 19. This play is has a good story. I went to watch the play with two of my friends and other classmates. We went there at 7:30 p.m. at first we could not find the Cookeville Children's Theatre school performance because I have not been there before. With a little help from other friends we found the place. This play was $10 for adults $8 for seniors,students, and children.However, while we were waiting for the play to get started, a staff gets up and gives us a little guide about the play.

The Play
From childhood, George's greatest ambition has been to see the world, to become an architect and design bridges and skyscrapers everywhere. However, George repeatedly has to sacrifice his dreams. He puts off going to college until Harry graduates from high school to take over the family business, the Bailey Building and Loan Association, essential to many of the disadvantaged in Bedford Falls. But on Harry's graduation night, as George discusses his future with his date Mary Hatch who has had a crush on him since she was a little girl, although George either doesn't realize it or believe it, and tries to remain emotionally detached his father suddenly has a stroke and dies. Mr. Potter , the owner of most of the town, seizes the opportunity to gain control of the Board of Directors and decides to end the "sentimental hogwash" of home loans for the working poor. George persuades the board members to stop Potter; they agree, but only on condition that George himself run the business.

The Music and Choreography
In the It’s a Wonderful Life play. The lines of the show are faithfully adapted from the original 1946 movie version and the songs are seamlessly woven in. The score is challenging musically- and...
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