Theater, 1.9.13-1.15.13

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First Posted: 1/9/2013

Actors Circle at Providence Playhouse (1256 Providence Rd, Scranton, reservations: 570.342.9707, actorscircle.org)

• Auditions for Seniors of the Sahara: Jan. 13, 20, 7 p.m. Males 25 and up; females 50 and up. Info: Art Walsh, 570.677.1285. Show dates are March 14-17, 22-24.

• Busybody: A Comedy by Jack Popplewell: Jan. 24-27, Feb. 1-3. Shows at 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat, 2 p.m. Sun. $12, general admission; $10, seniors; $8, students. Jan. 24 preview tickets: $8, general and seniors; $6, students.

Dietrich Theatre (60 E. Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500, dietrichtheater.com)

• Auntie Mame: April. 24-27, 7 p.m.; April 28, 3 p.m.

• Tom Knight Puppet Show: April 17, 1:30 p.m.

F.M. Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 570.826.1100)

• A Chorus Line: Jan. 11, 8 p.m., $39.80-$71.55

• Rock of Ages: Feb. 15, 8 p.m., $44.95-$74.10

• Pirates of Penzance: March 22, 8 p.m., $38.80-$69

King’s College Theatre (Admin. Bldg., 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5825)

The 39 Steps: Feb. 14-16, 21-23, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 17, 2 p.m. $10; $5, students and seniors.

Lackawanna College (Mellow Theater, 501 Vine St., Scranton)

• The Marvelous Wonderettes: Feb. 8, 8 p.m. $25-$30, $15 student.

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre ( 537 North Main StreetWilkes-Barre. 570.823.1875.)

• A Few Good Men: Jan., 18-19, 8 p.m.; Jan. 13, 20, 3 p.m. $15; $12, active or retired military personnel with valid photo I.D. Jan. 18 show free of charge Jan. 18 for those that make reservations for that specific performance.

Misericordia University ( www.misericordia.edu, 570.674.6400; box office, 674.6719, misericordia.edu)

• The Letterman: March 22, 7:30 p.m., Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall.$35, center tickets; $20, general admission.

Misfit Players (Coughlin High School, 80 N. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.)

• Oliver: Jan. 18, 19, 7 p.m.; Jan. 20, 2 p.m. $10. Info: Alice Lyons, 570.406.3976.

Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra (570.289.1090 or northerntiersymphony@yahoo.com)

• Spring Concert Auditions: Jan. 23, 5-9 p.m.; Jan. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Jan. 30, 5-9 p.m. Positions available: Concertmaster, Assistant Concertmaster, Principal Second Violin, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Contrabassoon, French Horn, Trumpet, Harp, Piano, Percussion

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Auditions for the 33rd season, mansion at Mount Hope Estate, Route 72. Callbacks will be held in the afternoon and will stress movement. Those auditioning should wear loose fitting or comfortable clothing. By appointment only, 717.665.7021, ext. 120.

• Blackfryar Auditions: Jan. 12-13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Requirements: 1-2 minute monologue (comedic or dramatic) and 30 second song. Callbacks will be held in the afternoon and will stress movement. Those auditioning should wear loose fitting or comfortable clothing.

• Bacchanalian Auditions: Jan. 26-27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Requirements: Two one-minute monologues (one comedic, one dramatic) and 30 second song.

The Phoenix Performing Arts Centre (409-411 Main St., Duryea, 570.457.3589, phoenixpac.vpweb.com, phoenixpac08@aol.com)

• Avenue Q: Feb. 15-16, 22, 8 p.m.; Feb. 17, 24, 2 p.m.; Feb. 24, 7 p.m. $12.

• Auditions:

Annie: Jan. 10, 6-8:30 p.m., Jan. 12., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Ages 5-13.

A Chorus Line: Jan. 28-29, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton, 570.346.7369)

Broadway Scranton (broadwayscranton.com) presents:

• The Midtown Men: Jan. 18-20, Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 & 8 p.m., Sun., 1 & 6 p.m.

• Martha Speaks: Jan. 19, 11 a.m., Wiggles and Giggles Craft Workshop, 10 a.m. $8, show; $4, workshop.

• Lamar Advertising’s Up & Coming Comedy Series: Bruce Cherry (opener) and Lord Carrett (headliner): Jan. 26, 8 p.m., cocktail hour at 7. $16. Mature audiences only.

• The Addams Family: Feb. 15-17, Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 & 8 p.m., Sun., 1 & 6 p.m.

• Stomp: March 5-6, Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 & 8 p.m., Sun., 1 & 6 p.m.

• Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan: April 5-7, Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 & 8 p.m., Sun., 1 & 6 p.m.

• Hair: April 15-16, 7:30 p.m.

• Dreamgirls: May 10-12, Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 & 8 p.m., Sun., 1 & 6 p.m.

– compiled by Sara Pokorny, Weekender Staff Writer. Send your listings to WBWnews@civitasmedia.com, 90 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18703, or fax to 570.831.7375. Deadline is Mondays at 2 p.m. Expanded listings at theweekender.com.