THIS WEEK: Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, 2016
Wit, the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Margaret Edson about a woman diagnosed with terminal cancer who is forced to examine the standards and values of her life. Performed by the Misericordia University Players at Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. Oct. 27 to 29. $5, $3 students. 570-674-6719.
Bonnie and Clyde, the story of the famed Depression-era bank robbers set to music by “Jekyll and Hyde” composer Frank Weildhorn. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. 8 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29; 3 p.m. Oct. 30. $20. 570-868-8212.
The Rise and Fall of Ubu, King of NEPA — or Ubu Who? A staged reading of a play by Robert Anderson, a takeoff on the satirical 1896 play, “Ubu Roi,” that caused a riot when first performed in Paris. Starring Steve and Shelley Bartolomei with Erika Funke, Anne Rodella and John Bubul. Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. Oct. 30. Free but donations accepted. Snacks and beverages provided. 570-288-1020.
Theater Bus Trip to the Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster for a performance of “Samson.” Sponsored by the United Methodist Church of Pittston on Nov. 1 with a 11 a.m. departure from the Pittston Plaza. $118 includes transportation, show ticket, tips and dinner at Shady Maple Smorgasbord. Reservations: 570-603-1915.
Auditions, for the classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” produced by The Misfit Players with the Coughlin/GAR Players. GAR High School, 250 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. 1 p.m. Nov. 5; 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Show dates are Jan. 12 to 15, 2017. All roles open. 570-406-3976.
Theater Bus Trip to New York City for the Broadway production of the musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” Leaves from the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock 8 a.m. Nov. 9. $250 includes transportation, orchestra seat and dinner at Carmine’s on Broadway. Reservations: 570-996-1500.
Auditions for the classic comedy “George Washington Slept Here,” to be presented April 28 to 30 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. By appointment 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 28 and 29. Needed: eight women and nine men, ages 20 to 70. 570-466-9407.
The musical ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ runs through Oct. 30 at Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola. The cast includes Ben Steltz in foreground, from left in background: Violet Lipka, Maia Bagusky, Andrea Ladner, Marikate Sullivan and Kieran Elliott
Chris Laundry and ‘Yorick’ can be seen in the latest production at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse: ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged,’ playing through Oct. 30 at the Swoyersville theater.
Madison Mokychic and Angel Berlane Mulcahy will appear in the Misericordia Players’ production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “Wit,” by Margaret Edson Oct. 28 and 29 at Lemmond Theater on the Misericordia University campus in Dallas.