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Theater review

New take on classic tale falls short in Capital Rep’s adaptation

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“This Wonderful Life,” being presented by Capital Repertory Theatre, is a re-telling of the Christmas favorite “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a movie seen yearly on TV. If you haven’t seen the film, Cap Rep’s offering may be worth your time. If you have seen it, well . . . The story is a worthwhile exploration of a man’s life — a noble life to be sure. George Bailey, the hero, has made a difference. Through his sacrifices ...

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November 29, 2012
10:09 a.m.

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Larry has received standing ovations at every performance before and after opening night. What a terrible comment In fact, it was the ONLY performance he has ever given without a standing ovation- in all the time he did it at Cape May as well.

November 30, 2012
6:23 a.m.

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- We had another fantastic performance tonight! Lots of laughs throughout especially for the Sam Wainwright phone call with the coat rack. Full standing ovation at curtain call!...

December 1, 2012
7:20 a.m.

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- We had a fantastic show tonight with a very responsive house! Laughs on Larry’s first line as George Bailey, “but they’ve got an Olympic size swimming pool underneath the gymnasium floor”, and for the Christmas tree reveal. Full standing ovation right at the top of curtain call!