Theater Listings: June 21 to 27

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THIS WEEK: June 21 to 27

The Velveteen Rabbit, the classic children’s book brought to life by the Nuremberg Community Players. 283 Hazle St., Nuremberg. 7 p.m. June 23 and 24, 3 p.m. June 25. $10. Reservations recommended. 877-718-7894.

Forbidden Broadway Revue, a cabaret revue spoofing Broadway Musicals such as Th Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Les Miserables, Spamalot, Rent and A Chorus Line. The Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. 7 p.m. June 23 to 25, an extra matinee performance 2 p.m. June 25. $10. Limited seating. Reserve by calling 570-457-3589.

Disney’s Tarzan, Theatre at the Grove, Nuangola Road, Nuangola, through June 25 with shows Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Call 570-868-8212 for more information or visit

Shakespeare in the Park: “Romeo and Juliet,” presented by Gamut Theatre Group. Designed to be accessible, the play combines Shakespeare’s original text with modern “narrations” to bridge the most famous scenes from the play, creating an easy-to understand story. The performance will be followed by a talk-back session with the actors. Bring your own blanket or chair. 7 p.m. June 24, Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park, free.


Sound and Song: Then & Now, a musical review featuring Broadway songs from the golden age to today’s most popular at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. 8 p.m. June 30 and July 1; 2 p.m. July 2. Call 570-342-9707 for reservations.

The Darling Core, dark comedy co-created and co-starring Scranton natives Simone Daniel and Conor Anthony O’Brien, which is set to return to Off-Broadway in New York City and make an international debut at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, UK. A special preview will be at the Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St., Honesdale, July 7 and 8. 570-225-2020.

The Big Friendly Giant, with the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center Street, Downtown Bloomsburg, based on Roald Dahl’s book, July 20 through Aug. 2.

Shawnee Original Playwright Performances, featuring 19 out of 50 submitted works to be read to a panel of judges before being voted on by the audience. 7 p.m. August 7, 8, 9 and 10.

Buddy, the story of legendary singer-songwriter Buddy Holly and his meteoric rise to stardom in 1957. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Aug. 11 and 12, 2 p.m. Aug. 13. $20, $25. 570-420-2808.