November 20 - December 20

It’s a Wonderful Life

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adapted by Doug Rand
from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, and Jo Swerling

It’s Christmas Eve in Bedford Falls, and down-on-his-luck George Bailey discovers a costly mistake that closes the family business. His guardian angel arrives to show him what the town would have been like if George had never been born. A tale of family, hope, and the true meaning of home, It’s a Wonderful Life is a timeless masterpiece that will warm your heart this holiday season. 

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This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program. This project is sponsored in part by the Department of State, division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida. This project is funded in part by United Arts of Central Florida, home of and


ASL-Interpreted Performance

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 7:30 pm

In partnership with Signing Shadows, Garden Theatre will present an American Sign Language-interpreted performance.

When looking at the stage, the interpreters will be located in front of the stage on the far right.

For more information about the best seating to view the interpreters, please email


Sensory-Friendly Performance

Saturday, December 12, 2020 | 7:30 pm

This performance is for families that have members (both children and adults) with Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD), Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and special needs.

Special modifications will be made for this performance, including reduced volume levels and modifications to lighting, haze, and other special effects.

Families are welcome to bring items (blankets, pillows, noise reducing headphones, snacks, etc.) to make their visit more comfortable.

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