Theatre, 1.15.14-1.21.14


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Actors Circle at Providence Playhouse


(1256 Providence Rd., Scranton, reservations: 570.342.9707, actorscircle.org)


• Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”: Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1, 7-9, 14-15. Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. #12, general; $10, seniors; $8, students. Jan. 30 and Feb. 6, $8 general and seniors, $6 students.


Auditions:


• “Doubt:” Jan. 19-20, 7 p.m. Adults ages 18-60s needed. For more info contact director Casey Thomas at 570.497-1009. Show dates are March 27-30, April 4-6.


Dietrich Theatre


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


• One Night In Paris – After School Theatre Arts Show!: March 1, 11 a.m. All ages. $5.


Dietrich Theater and Keystone College


will be co-producing “The Laramie Project,” April 4-6, 11-13. Twenty women and men ages 18 to 70 are needed. Also needed are people interested in working behind the scenes, no experience necessary. Audition dates will be announced in January. For more information call the Dietrich at 570.996.1511.


Laramie Project Auditions:


At Keystone Brooks Theatre Jan. 28-30, 7-9:30 p.m. Those interested should call Jane Honchell, 570.945.8454.


At Dietrich Theater Feb. 1-2, noon- 5 p.m. by appointment. Those interested should call Jennifer Jenkins, 570.996.1511.


Needed are 20 women and men ages 18 – 70 for a variety of roles. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script and scenes are available at www.keystone.edu and at www.dietrichtheater.com.


Jason Miller Playwrights Project


(570.591.1378, [email protected])


• Dramatists Support Group: Third Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., The Olde Brick Theatre (126 W. Market St., Scranton).


Jewish Community Center (60 South River St., Wilkes-Barre)


• Fiddler on the Roof: Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 12, 1:30 p.m. For more information email Dana at [email protected]


King’s College Theatre


(Admin. Bldg., 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5825)


• “Guys and Dolls:” Feb. 13-15 and 20-22, 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. $12, general admission; $7, students/senior citizens.


KISS Theatre Company


• “The Aristocats Kids:” Jan. 17-18, 24-25, 7 p.m.; Jan. 18-19, 25-26, 2 p.m.


• “Forbidden Broadway:” Feb. 7-8, 7 p.m.; Feb. 9, 2 p.m.


• “A Pirate’s Life For Me:” Feb. 21-22, 7 p.m.; Feb. 22-23, 2 p.m.


• “Wonderland High:” March 7-8, 7 p.m.; March 8-9, 2 p.m.


• “Jekyll & Hyde:” April 4-5, 11-12, 7 p.m.; April 6, 13, 2 p.m.


Registrations being accepted for upcoming workshops:


• “Grease School Edition:” Cast A (ages 7-12) classes being Jan. 27, Cast B (12-16) classes being Jan. 28.


• “Jekyll & Hyde:” Classes being Jan. 5, ages 16-18.


• “Sleeping Beauty Kids:” Classes begin March 29. For children ages 4-10.


Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre


( 537 North Main StreetWilkes-Barre. 570.823.1875, ltwb.org)


• “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest:” Jan. 11-12, 17-19.


• “Little Shop of Horrors:” March 15-16, 21-23.


Marywood University


• Senior Theatre Capstone: Feb. 14-15, 7:30 p.m., Sette La Verghetta Center for Performing Arts Black Box Theatre.


Misfit Players

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

• “Comedy and Tragedy: A Journey through Broadway’s Hits:” Jan. 17-18, 7 p.m.; Jan. 19, 2 p.m. $10. Cash only.


Music Box Players

(196 Hughes St., Swoyersville: 570.283.2195 or 800.698.PLAY or musicbox.org)

• “The King and I:” Jan. 31, Feb. 1-2, 6-9, 13-16. Doors 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 and show at 8 Thursdays through Saturdays; doors 1 p.m., dinner 1:30 and show at 3 p.m. Sundays. $34; $28, children 12 and under; $16, show only.


Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts

(JJ Ferrara Center, 212 W. Broad St., Hazleton, 570.454.5451, ptpashows.org)

• “The Drowsy Chaperone:” Jan. 10-19

• “Twelve Angry Men:” March 14-23

• “Oliver! The Musical:” May

• “The Producers:” Aug.

• “Titanic: The Musical:” Sept.

• “Carrie: The Musical:” Oct.

• “White Christmas:” Dec.

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

(Mansion at Mount Hope Estate)

• Auditions for 34th Season: Blackfryar auditions: Part-time acting group. Jan. 25-26, 9 a.m.-noon, by appointment only. Those auditioning should prepare a 1-2 minute monologue (either comedic or dramatic) and be prepared to sing a 30 second song. Callbacks will be held from noon-2 p.m. and will stress movement. Those auditioning should wear loose fitting or comfortable clothing. Appointments can be made by calling 717.665.7021 ext. 120. Bacchanalian Auditions: Professional acting company. Jan. 25-26, 2-5 p.m., by appointment only. Those auditioning should prepare two, one-minute monologues (1 comedic and 1 dramatic) and be prepared to sing a 30 second song. Callbacks will be held from 5-7 p.m. and will stress movement. Those auditioning should wear loose fitting or comfortable clothing. Appointments can be made by calling 717.665.7021 ext. 120. Both companies are paid. Blackfryars are paid a weekly performance pay. Bacchanalians are provided housing with weekly salaries ranging from $250 to $600 per week.


The Phoenix Performing Arts Centre

(409-411 Main St., Duryea, 570.457.3589, phoenixpac.vpweb.com, [email protected])

Shows are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. Kid’s shows are Fridays and Saturdays 7 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.


• “Edward Scissorhands: The Musical:” Jan. 31, Feb. 9 $10.


• “Schoolhouse Rock Live” kids show ages 5 to 9: Feb. 21-March 2. $10


• “Suessical the Musical” kids show ages 10 to 13: March 14-23. $10.


• “Rent:” April 4-13. $12.


• “Jesus Christ Superstar:” April 25-may 3. $12.


• “Mulan Jr.” kids show: May 9-18. $10.


• “Pippin’:” June. $12.


• “Next to Normal:” July. $12.


• “Evita:” Aug. $12.


• “Addams Family The Musical:” Oct. 10-26. $12.


• “Tick Tick Boom:” Nov. 7-15. $10.


• Original Christmas production: Dec. $10.


Pines Dinner Theatre


(448 North 17th St., Allentown, 610.433.2333, pinesdinnertheatre.com)


• “Here Comes the Bride:” Jan. 17-March 9. Evening performances are Friday and Saturday, afternoon performances are Thursday, and Sunday. Ticket prices are $48.50 for adults, $47.50 for seniors (60+), and $20.00 for children under the age of 12. Ticket prices include dinner, beverages during dinner, the show, and tax.


• “Suds: The Rocking 60s Musical Soap Opera:” March 21-May 11


• “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree:” July 11-Aug. 17.


• “Life Could Be A Dream:” Sept. 5-Oct. 25


• “A Christmas to Remember:” Nov. 5-Dec. 28.


Shawnee Playhouse


(570.421.5093, theshawneeplayhouse.com)


• Shawnee Original Playwright Series One Act Winners: Through Jan. 19. $18, adults; $15, seniors over 55, AAA members and military.


• “Your Enemies Closer:” Jan. 24-Feb. 2. $18, adults; $15, seniors over 55, AAA members and military.


Theatre at the Grove


(5177 Nuangola Rd., Nuangola. nuangolagrove.com, 570.868.8212, [email protected])


Ticket pricing: $18, plays; $20, musicals; $86, summer pass, first five shows; $120, season pass. All shows are BYOB and feature cabaret seating.


• “Wizard of Oz:” March 21-April 13.


• “Harvey:” May 2-11.


• “Fiddler on the Roof:” June 6-22.


• “School House Rock:” July 11-13.


• “Hair:” July 25-Aug. 10.


• “Glass Menagerie:” Aug. 22-31.


• “Jekyll & Hyde:” Sept. 19-Oct. 5.


• “Mystery of Edwin Drood:” Oct. 31-Nov. 16.


• “Honky Tonk Angels Xmas Spectacular:” Dec 5-14.


Wilkes University

(84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre, 1.800.WILKES.U, wilkes.edu)

• “The No-Frills Revue”: Feb. 14-15, 21-22, 8 p.m., Feb. 16, 23, 2 p.m.


• Check out Chekhov, An Evening of One Act Plays by Anton Pavlovich Chekov: April 3-5, 8 p.m., April 6, 2 p.m.


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Send your listings to [email protected], 90 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18703, or fax to 570.831.7375. Deadline is Mondays at 2 p.m. Print listings occur up until three weeks from publication date.




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