Local theater is back in swing. Here are three you might want to plan on seeing.
“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry, is inspired by the classic American film. The Spotlight Players production comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of the radio announcer, musicians, and sound effects, the production brings these well-loved characters to the stage. Showtimes are 7 p.m. today-Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 14-15 and 21, 2 p.m. Dec. 15 and 22. It’s playing at the Meridian Habitat Park Community Center, 14422 Meridian Ave. E., Puyallup. Tickets are $13-$16, 253-251-1930
“The Sound of Music” by Tacoma Musical Playhouse is the classic story of Maria Von Trapp in pre-war Austria. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 16 at the Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Tickets are $20-$29, 253-565-6867.
Make a magical trip with Dorothy to the land of Oz in the Seattle Children’s Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz.” It’s playing at 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The theater is located at 201 Thomas St. in Seattle. Tickets are $23-$39. 206-441-3322. sct.org.