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It's A Wonderful Life One Man Show Frank Capra Jimmy Stewart Donna Reed Nick Addeo
It's A Wonderful Life One Man Show Frank Capra Jimmy Stewart Donna Reed Nick Addeo
About + Appreciation

About The Show: This presentation is a theatrical representation of the movie you know, done by one person - Nick Addeo. Yes, that's right. All the characterizations as created by the original actors, all the scenes, all the scene changes, many props, many scenic elements, all moved by & used by Nick Addeo. Nick Addeo impersonates them all.

Cast of Characters
in order of appearance

MR. GOWER
MARTINI
MRS. BAILEY
BERT
ERNIE
MARY
JANIE
ZUZU
FRANKLIN
JOSEPH
CLARENCE
YOUNG GEORGE
YOUNG SAM
YOUNG HARRY
YOUNG BOYS
YOUNG VIOLET
YOUNG MARY
UNCLE BILLY
COUSIN TILLY
MR. PETER BAILEY
POTTER
COUSIN EUSTACE
JOE
VIOLET
ANNIE
HARRY
SAM
PRINCIPAL PARTRIDGE MARTY
FREDDIE
MICKEY
MAN #1
DR. CAMPBELL
MAN #2
MAN #3
RUTH
MRS. HATCH
PASSERBY
ED
CHARLIE
TOM
RANDALL
CROWD
MRS. THOMPSON
WOMAN
MAN #4
MAN #5
MAN #6
MRS. DAVIS
POSTER MAN
SCHULTZ
REINEMAN
SECRETARY
JANE
CARTER
TELLER
PETE
TOMMY
MR. WELCH
MAN #7
NICK
TREE OWNER
DRIVER
TOLLKEEPER
BOUNCER
COP
MAN #8
ANOTHER MAN
ANOTHER MAN #2
PEOPLE
SHERIFF





Props
in order of appearance

Lighter
Pocket Flask
Magazine
Telegram
Framed Picture
String Reminders
Telephone
2 Suitcases
Handkerchief
Pamphlets
Flash Camera
Cigarette
Record Player
Map
Cigar
Newspaper
Wreath
Envelope with Bills
Mask
Zuzu's Petals
Glass of Water
Models
Insurance Policy
Clothesline
Book
Seltzer Bottle
Tombstone
Gun
Laundry Basket
Pocketwatch
Warrant




About The Deviser/Performer: Nick Addeo

Nick is an actor, musician, singer, military veteran and life video chronicler. Nick Addeo began acting and singing with his appearance in a production of La Boheme at the Paramount Theatre in his hometown of Asbury Park, NJ in 1978. Shortly after high school he joined the Air Force and became an aircraft mechanic for F-15s. He was stationed in England, and while overseas he preformed in Hello Dolly as Ambrose Kemper, Grease as Kinickie and A Few Good Men as a Marine. Moving back to the states, he continued to serve with the Air National Guard maintaining F-16s in Atlantic City, NJ while living in New York City and attending Rutgers University where he received a degree in Music. He performed stage combat for New York City Opera’s Macbeth and Dead Man Walking at Lincoln Center. He had several roles in Julius Caesar and the role of Gratiano in The Merchant Of Venice here in NYC. He performed the role of Ruiz in the opera “Il Trovatore” with M.O.R.E. Opera company and worked on stage for Cortland Repertory Theater, The John Engeman Theater and with The Finger Lakes Musical Theater Festival as Frank Manero Sr. in Saturday Night Fever at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse. Nick's love for Shakepeare led to him producing and acting in the made for the internet movie of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night as well as working with the Public Theater's Public Works Outreach Acting Program through the Military Resilence Foundation. In his free time Nick enjoys playing guitar & bass, and creating videos using footage from his archives most notably creating his yet-to-be-picked-up show The Jersey Poor. He is a member of Actor's Equity and SAG-AFTRA. He can be seen in the last five minutes of HBO's The Deuce Season 1 Episode 7. He also has continued his work with veterans through participation in Vet-centric offerings such as Bedlam Theater Company's Veteran Outreach Acting Class, DeCruit, The Fencer's Club, Sailing class and boxing at Gleason's Gym. He is excited to share this, his passion project with you!

About The Deviser/Director: Catherine Taormina

Catherine Taormina is an actor, writer, musician, singer-songwriter, producer, editor, costumer & prop maker. Some of her favorite credits include notable roles in The Thing About My Folks (New Line Cinemas), Janet (Short Film), PBS’s American Experience: Freedom Summer (voice over artist), Flea Market Flip (episode 605), Method or Madness (Webseries) and the independent made-for-the-internet film of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night as Viola which she also directed and had and hand in producing as well as wearing many, many other hats. She can be seen appearing alongside Kelly Ripa in the Ancestry.com commercials as well as Comedy Central's "Be The Difference" commercial. Some of her favorite theatrical credits include her time in college where she had lead roles in A Hatful of Rain, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The School for Husbands, Division Street, Noises Off, No Exit and her all time favorite So When You Get Married. Regional Productions: Smoke on the Mountain, Speed the Plow, I Hate Hamlet, Daughters, California Suite, An Actor’s Nightmare, Sister Mary Ignatious Explains It All For You. Tour: Don Quijote (Bi-lingual Spanish/English). She also would be remiss not to include performing as the witch in the NY Renaissance Festival season & in William Shakespeare’s Haunted House. It was during her college years that she also had her first experiences with directing. She earned her Magna Cum Laude degrees in Communication Arts & Psychology from Monmouth University. She continued her education by attending The Lee Strasberg Institute, SVA for Cinematography, Bedlam Theater's Veteran's Outreach Acting Program & Public Theater's Public Works Outreach Acting Program through the Military Resilence Foundation. She has worked behind the scenes as an Actor's Equity Stage Manager, Sound Tech, Prop Master, Wardrobe Creator and Assistant, Transcriber, Video Editor, and in Marketing & Publicity. She is also a member of SAG-AFTRA. While assisting her husband with this here his passion project, she is currently writing a comedic & surreal webseries with a total of 35 episodes and counting! She can be found online at www.catherinetaormina.com and on social media with the handle Rockstar Sissy.

The Director Interviews The Actor
The Actor Interviews The Director

Appreciation - Thank you to our Supporters!!
Medals

Jonathan of Took's Bazaar
General Officers

O-10 General of the Air Force (GAF) $15,000+

O-10 General (Gen) $12,000-$14,999

O-9 Lieutenant General (Lt Ge) $10,000-$11,999

O-8 Major General (Maj G) $9,000-$9,999

O-7 Brigadier General (Brig) $8,000-$8,999 (Jimmy Stewart)

Field Officers

O-6 Colonel (Col) $5,000-$7,999

O-5 Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Co) $2,500-$4,999

O-4 Major (Maj) $1,000-$2,499

Commissioned Officers (COs)

O-3 Captain (Capt) $750-$999

O-2 First Lieutenant (1st L) $500-$749

O-1 Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) $250-$499

Enrica Taormina
Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs)

E-9 Chief Master Sergeant Of The Air Force (CMSAF) $226-$249

E-9 Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) $101-$225

Frank Pullano

E-9 Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) $76-$100

Kelly Baggett
Joe Macaluso
Judy Ferber

E-8 Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) $51-$75

E-7 Master Sergeant (MSgt) $41-$50

Anita Soto
Lindy Freedman

E-6 Technical Sergeant (TSgt) $31-$40

E-5 Staff Sergeant (SSgt) $26-$30

Catherine Gutleber
Elaine Addeo

Enlisted Airman
E-4 Senior Airman (SrA) $21-$25

Paul Doelling
Nikki Farren
Anonymous KG
Anonymous AM

E-3 Airman First Class (A1C) $16-$20

Dorothy Macaluso
Maria Nadia Michaels

E-2 Airman (Amn) $6-$15

Therese Trzcinski

E-1 Airman Basic (AB) $0-$5