THIS WEEK: Aug. 16 to 22
Hairspray Jr., the 50’s rock and roll musical with all roles portrayed by students ages 13 to 17, enrolled in a theater workship. At the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 19; 2 p.m. Aug. 20. $10. 570-283-2195.
Obsession, the National Theatre Live from London returns to the Dietrich Theater with the screened play starring Jude Law and directed by Ivo van Hove. 2 p.m. Aug. 20. $10, $12, $14. Dietrichtheater.com or 570-996-1500.
Annie Jr., a children’s performance of the famous story following the adventures of everybody’s favorite redheaded orphan, presented by the Shawnee Playhouse, 552 River Rd., Shawnee on Delaware. The show will run through August 25. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit TheShawneePlayhouse.com or call 570-421-5093.
Bermuda Avenue Triangle, outrageous romantic comedy about two elderly women who fall for a con man and get a new lease on life. At the Milford Theater, 114 E Catherine St., Milford. 8 p.m. Aug. 25 and 26; 3 p.m. Aug. 27. $18. milfordtheaterpa.com. 57-296-2600.
Dirty Dancing, a staged performance of the iconic hit film comes to the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, for two shows. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. $45, $55, $65. 570-826-1100.