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THIS WEEK: Aug. 27 to Sept. 2, 2014


The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams’ poetic masterpiece anchored by the aging southern Belle Amanda Wingfield. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 and Saturday, Aug. 30; 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31. $18. 570-868-8212.


Evita, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about Argentine political leader Eva Peron. Performed by Phoenix Theatrics at the Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 and Saturday, Aug. 30. $12. Reservations: 570-457-3589.


Haunted! Mysteries of THE Beyond, an interactive play about the hauntings that occurred in a Scranton building, incorporating seances and experiments in mind control, telepathy, clairvoyance and sightless vision. Houdini Museum, 1433 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 29. Free pizza and snacks at intermission. $35. Reservations: 383-9297.


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Catch Me If You Can, the high-flying Broadway musical about Frank W. Abagnale Jr., who poses as a pilot, doctor and lawyer before the FBI catches on to his impostor ways. Little Theatre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Opens Saturday, Sept. 6 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 14 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $18. 570-823-1875.


The Misanthrope and the Little Buddha, the Developing Artist solo performance by Kat Bullington in the kickoff show of the Women’s Solo Performance Festival. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11. Pay what you wish. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.


The Cocktail Hour, a comedy drama about a playwright whose newest drama, written about his family, is closer to the truth than the family members are willing to admit. Presented by Actors Circle at the Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. Thursday, Sept. 11 to Sunday, Sept. 21: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12, $10 seniors, $8 students. 570-342-9707.


LiveD, LoveD and NYC — Why I Love (And Sometimes Hate) All Three! Ann Bonner’s one-woman musical cabaret all about life in New York. The second of five shows in the Women’s Solo Performance Festival. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12. $15. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.


The Bark and the Tree, Vivian Nesbitt’s one-woman show and winner of two awards at New York’s acclaimed United Solo Theatre Festival. The third of five shows in the Women’s Solo Performance Festival. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 $15. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.


The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock, a Civil War drama about a lost soldier and a blind woman who fall in love although they are on opposite sides of the war. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13; 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14. $10. 570-996-1500.


Hope Street, comedian Chris Rich’s one-woman show incorporating family stories, photos and criminal records. The fourth of five shows in the Women’s Solo Performance Festival. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 $15. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.


Murder Most Foul, a murder-mystery comedy musical. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Saturday, Sept. 13 to Sunday, Sept. 28 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Dinner served 90 minutes before show time. $16; $34 with dinner. 570-283-2195.


Vamping, Kali Quinn’s one-woman show in which she transforms into characters ranging from age 6 to 91. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14. $15. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.


Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical, the thriller about the dichotomy of good and evil in mankind based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Oct. 5: 8 p.m. with performances Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $20. 570-868-8212.


The Seagull, Anton Chekhov’s classic novel adapted by Laurie McCants and re-set in the swinging sixties at a Pennsylvania lake. Performed by the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. Thursday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Oct. 12 with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. 570-784-8181.


All the King’s Women, a fast-paced and touching comedy telling the story of Elvis Presley through the eyes of 17 women. Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, West South Street at South River Street, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 through Saturday, Sept. 27; 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28. $10, $5 seniors and students. 570-408-4540.


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