Ozark Christian College Presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

The musical adaptation of the classic film comes to the stage this week

(Joplin, MO)Ozark Christian College (OCC) invites the community to campus for this year’s Christmas production, It’s a Wonderful Life: The Musical, November 30–December 3 in the college chapel.

Directed by Shannon Wendt and choreographed by Ashley King, the musical follows George Bailey from youth to adulthood as he contemplates whether his life has mattered at all. Cinematically scored and theatrically staged, this musical adaptation retains the warmth and humor of the classic film.

“Once again, the Ozark students have created an outstanding production to celebrate the holidays,” says Wendt. “The music and dance are magical, the humor and staging engaging, and the actors’ hearts are evident in every line. It’s always a complete joy to work with OCC students and staff.”

Performances are Thursday, November 30 to Sunday, December 3, with evening shows at 7:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday and matinees at 2:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday. General admission tickets may be purchased online at occ.edu/christmas.

About Ozark Christian College:

Ozark Christian College is located at 1111 N. Main in Joplin. Founded in 1942, Ozark is committed to training men and women for Christian service.


Amy Storms, Marketing and Communications Director
Ozark Christian College

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