THIS WEEK: July 15 to 21, 2015
Sideways Stories from Wayside School, a play adapted from Louis Sachar’s “Wayside School” novels where children experience a zany and unpredictable style of learning. Presented as the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s annual Summer Family Show. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. Through July 19 with performances 1 and 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 7 p.m. Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.
Musical Theater Cabaret, performances of Broadway music by students of Wyoming Seminary’s Performing Arts Institute. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. July 16. Free. 570-270-2186.
South Pacific, the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about love on a South Pacific island during World War II. Music Box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Through July 26 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Dinner served 90 minutes before show time. $18; $35 with dinner. Special Family Shows 7 p.m. July 16 and 23. $16, $12 children. 570-283-2195.
Shrek: The Musical, the Broadway production about the big green ogre who attempts to rescue a group of fairy-tale characters who’ve been banished from their homes. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Through July 26 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; special matinees 1 p.m. July 18 and 25. $20. 570-868-8212.