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It’s a Wonderful Life: Arts Club 2012

November 13th, 2012 @ 11:04am (PT) by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Arts Club is ramping up for the holidays with a handful of seasonal shows that will warm your heart. The first to open is It’s a Wonderful Life at the Granville Island Stage which will run from November 26th to December 29th, 2012. This theatrical adaptation will transform the familiar story which is based on the classic film by Frank Capra.

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Bob Frazer and Jennifer Lines in the Arts Club’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life. Photo by David Cooper.

Performances will be Mondays and Tuesdays at 7:30pm, and Wednesdays to Saturdays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Tickets are $29 to $49, inclusive of taxes and fees. Book your tickets by calling the box office at (604) 687-1644 or by making an online purchase.

I absolutely love going to the theatre at this time of year and I’m happy to share the experience. The Arts Club has offered up a pair of tickets to opening night of It’s a Wonderful Life for one lucky Miss604 reader and their guest. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 12:00pm. Opening night is Thursday, November 29, 2012. The Granville Island Stage is located at 1585 Johnston Street on Granville Island. On the day of your show, take your ticket to the adjacent Backstage Lounge beforehand to receive a 15% discount on your food purchase. Follow the Arts Club on Facebook and Twitter for more information throughout the season.

Update The winner is Dan Worrall Leah!

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114 comments

  1. Maryanne says:

    What a great way to start the holidays!

  2. Aiden says:

    I would love to go to this! Looks awesome.

  3. tania says:

    That would be wonderful!

  4. rino says:

    This would be a perfect way to kick start the holidays!

  5. Jeff says:

    Sounds fun!

  6. Karen says:

    I love live theatre any time of the year, but in the winter I want to dress up for this special ocassion.

  7. Anne says:

    This is a classic!

  8. Meaghan says:

    Oh yay! My bf and I were JUST talking about what we should do for the Holidays this year. :D

  9. Laura says:

    A perfect way to start the season!

  10. Winnie says:

    Would love to finally watch this live!

  11. Bonnie says:

    This is a very heartwarming story.

  12. mary says:

    so swweet

  13. Kristina says:

    I would love to go!

  14. Ashley Chow says:

    I’ve seen It’s a Wonderful Life in high school and it was great!

  15. luc says:

    Opening night would be great!

  16. lor says:

    looks like a great show!

  17. Sanaz says:

    Should be a fun show!

  18. Debra says:

    I love the movie, so I’m sure I’d love the play! Thanks!

  19. Tracy says:

    This looks like a really great show. Would love to see it!

  20. Linda says:

    This sounds great! I would love to go.

  21. Dana says:

    I think this would be great live!

  22. Shanye says:

    Would enjoy going!

  23. Harjit says:

    What a fun show to see live! The movie always gives me so much hope and so much to look forward to in the New Year.

  24. michael says:

    I have always loved “It’s A Wondeful Life” on film; would love to see it on stage!

  25. Katie says:

    I have not been!!

  26. Naomi says:

    I saw this movie in high school and I still remember it :)

  27. Chelsea says:

    Would love to kick start the Christmas season with this classic performance!

  28. Rebecca says:

    Such a timeless classic! Can’t wait to see it!

  29. Stephanie says:

    Arts Club shows are amazing. Would love to enjoy this with my husband.

  30. Wesley says:

    This would be a great experience! Would love to take my girlfriend

  31. Wesley says:

    This would be a great experience! Would love to take my girlfriend.

  32. Absolutely love that play, and anything Arts Club puts on.

  33. Tracy says:

    i’ve always wanted to see this!

  34. Nancy says:

    I’d love to see my favourite Christmas movie come to life on the stage.

  35. Jenn S says:

    Love the theatre

  36. Mary Rose says:

    I have never watched a play and have always enjoyed the movied “It’s a Wonderful Life!” Thank you for the opportunity for the chance to watch this play during my favourite time of the year :)

  37. Stotes says:

    I would really enjoy this!

  38. Tina says:

    This looks great! I would love to see it.

  39. Pierre says:

    If I win, does an angel get their wings?

  40. Greg says:

    Would be a fun holiday date night!

  41. Aimee says:

    My daughter has caught the acting bug — she’d love this!

  42. Sunshine G says:

    We would love to see this for the holidays!

  43. Michelle says:

    I remember watching this movie with my family during holiday season. I would love to see it in the theatre

  44. Trevor says:

    I’m embarrassed to say that I’ve never seen the movie! I really should catch the live show.

  45. Laura says:

    I would so love to see this! The movie is such a classic and I have heard amazing things about the play.

  46. Stephanie S says:

    Thats one of my boyfriends favorite movies of all time – so i would love to bring him to the play!

  47. Sherie says:

    Would love to see this play to get into the holiday mode!

  48. Breanne says:

    Always wanted to see this!

  49. Matt Spearin says:

    Would love to take my daughter to this show !! She has not been to a theater production yet !!

  50. Doug says:

    I proposed after seeing this play, I would love to be able to go back for an anniversary date:)

  51. Rosalyn says:

    A classic! Would love to take my momma!:)

  52. Karina Eva says:

    Love going to the theater, should go more often!

  53. Lisa says:

    Love this show! What a treat for the holiday season!

  54. Fiona says:

    Holiday classic – can’t wait!

  55. Darcy says:

    This would be a nice way to start off the holiday season!

  56. Melanie says:

    This would be perfect to bring my sister-in-law to!

  57. Nadia says:

    As everyone else has said, Wonderful!

  58. I’ve never been to the Granville Island Stage. Would love to see this play there:)

  59. Cassandra says:

    Yaaa would be great!

  60. Robyn says:

    Haven’t been to the theatre in ages…and seems like a perfect time to start going again!

  61. Jan van Vianen says:

    I woul love to start off my holiday season with this amazing theatre experience! Just moved away from my family and would love to enjoy such a great show!

  62. Ray Maddly says:

    Would love to attend this performance.

  63. cindy quach says:

    what a wonderful night it would be if i could go to the arts club

  64. Natasha McEwen says:

    My love of theatre is only rivaled by my love of Christmas! I would love the opportunity to see this holiday stage classic

  65. Bradley says:

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

  66. gene d says:

    we saw ‘whiite christmas’ and it was great. round 2 awaits!

  67. mitzi m says:

    my fav christmas movie!

  68. Sevie says:

    Classic!

  69. jeanie says:

    let the holidays begin! =D

  70. Jaclyn Nestman says:

    Would love to start off the holidays with this classic!

  71. Paula says:

    Classic!

  72. Frank says:

    This, along with White Christmas (which I have tickets to) is always the perfect show to see during the winter. A must see

  73. Jeremy says:

    Christmas is here already time to get in the mood

  74. Lydia Liao says:

    Watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the Arts Club is a great way to start the Christmas cheers and to remember that each and every one of us is special because we all have touched someone’s life, one way or another, and the world is a better place because we are here. Happy cocoa everyone and hope everyone has a very blessed Christmas!

  75. Katherine says:

    A Christmas Classic!

  76. Kim says:

    I’d love to see this to start off the holiday season!

  77. Sea says:

    Love Musicals myself!

  78. leah says:

    I’m in the Christmas spirit…I’d love to see this!

  79. VS says:

    Great show – seen before and loved it!

  80. Julia Wong says:

    Haven’t seen this one yet but it’s been on my list for a few years now! Would live to see it this holiday season!

  81. Greg says:

    A Vancouver tradition!

  82. Chelle says:

    I love It’s a Wonderful Life!

  83. shelaine says:

    I love Arts Club Theatre! Support the local arts!

  84. alana park says:

    to get in the holiday spirit….

  85. Kay says:

    Such a Christmas classic!

  86. Tanya Roberts says:

    Ooh, pick me, pick me! This would be the best birthday present. :-)

  87. bjh says:

    I would take my mom!

  88. Christel says:

    It’s my husband’s favorite movie but we’ve never seen the show! What a great way to start the Christmas season!!

  89. Jonathan says:

    I’d love to see this show, I know more of the movie version than the theatrical show, so yeah it’d be great if I win this!

  90. Steve says:

    Theatre at this time of year is my fave. Christmas themed is even better.

  91. lucy kabatoff says:

    What a way to start the holidays! awesome

  92. Harj says:

    Would love to go!

  93. Bonnie R says:

    Great kick-off for the holiday season!

  94. Paula H says:

    Another one of my Holiday must-do’s!

  95. CG says:

    I would love to make a family tradition out of this! Thanks for the opportunity Miss604 – you rule!

  96. Rory says:

    Would love to go, and I’d be a hero to my GF!

  97. Ben says:

    I wonder who is playing Clarence?

  98. Lumen Photo says:

    Love the pic I wanna go ~

  99. Emily Wilson says:

    Nothing like theatre in Vancouver!

  100. Amie says:

    I haven’t been to the theatre very much. Looks interesting!

  101. Siobhan S. says:

    Gosh, I love that show and I love that theatre!

  102. Erin says:

    I’ve always wanted to go!

  103. Ro says:

    I’d love to take my mom!

  104. Angela Aguirre says:

    I would love to take my sister Lisseth!

  105. Michele says:

    Sounds like a great show!

  106. KittyPride says:

    Nothing like live theater! Would love a chance to go :D

  107. Lisseth says:

    It would be wonderful to be able to go!

  108. Janni JoyJ says:

    I would love to take my 80yr old Mom to her favorite Christmas Story – Family watches the Movie every Year <3

  109. Dan Worrall says:

    Would love to take the wife out to the Arts Club production!

  110. Samantha says:

    That was my Nana’s favorite Christmas movie, and now it’s mine too. If Nana was still alive I’d take her to see it – instead I will just try to win tickets for Mom and me! Happy Holidays everyone.

  111. Maggie says:

    Would love to see this live!

  112. Sandra battle says:

    Love the Arts Club but can’t comment on this play as I have never seen it but think I should!

  113. katie borrett says:

    my dad’s favorite film!

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