CCCT’s ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ revives a forgotten form

Riding a crazy Covid-19 carousel to reach production, Contra Costa Civic Theater has managed to remount last season’s big hit, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. The El Cerrito-based theater company’s virtual telling of the classic American holiday story of a man considering suicide on Christmas Eve, adapted by Joe Landry and directed by David Bogdonoff, spun its way to completion during recent months as Contra Costa County Health guidelines changed at a dizzying pace.…


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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