THIS WEEK: Nov. 2 to 8, 2016
Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding. Be a guest at the marriage of Tony Nunzio and Tina Vitale in this audience-participation comedy presented by Seasons of Love Players. Murphy Hall, adjacent to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 1780 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, 11 and 12. $25 includes dinner. Cash bar available. Proceeds are given back to the community in charitable donations. 570-430-1149.
Once Upon a Mattress, the Broadway musical based on the fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” Performed by the Wyoming Seminary Players at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5; 2 p.m. Nov. 6. $4 advance; $5 at the door. 570-270-2192.
Almost, Maine, a magical comedy about the intricacies of love among the residents of the fictional town of Almost. Performed by the Keystone Players at Brooks Theatre, Keystone College, La Plume. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5; 2 p.m. Nov. 6. $8; $5 students and seniors. 570-945-8484.
Simpatico, a comedy about a successful Kentucky horse breeder and his troubled barfly friend whose pasts threaten to ruin them both. Performed by Actors Circle at the Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. Nov. 4 to 13 with performances 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12, $10 seniors, $8 students. Discounts on Nov. 3. Reservations: 570-342-9707.
Once Upon a Mattress, the hilarious musical based on the fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” Presented by the Wyoming Seminary Players at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague St., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5; 2 p.m. Nov. 6. $4 advance, $5 at the door. 570-270-2192.
Pippin: The Musical, the Tony Award-winning musical following the life journey of a prince in the Middle Ages whose father is Emperor Charlemagne. Performed by Phoenix Theatrics at the Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. Nov. 4 to 13 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12. 570-457-3589.
Frankenstein, a filmed performance of the National Theatre’s production with Benjamin Cumberbatch starring as The Creature and Jonny Lee Miller as Frankenstein. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2 p.m. Nov. 6. Encore performance 2 p.m. Nov. 13 with Jonny Lee Miller as The Creature and Benjamin Cumberbatch as Frankenstein. $14. 570-996-1500.
Whose Wives Are They Anyway? A bedroom farce about two well-meaning businessmen on a golf outing who run into their new CEO who wants to meet their wives. The golfers produce two impersonators but things get sticky when the actual wives arrive on the scene. George P. Maffei II Theatre, Administration Building, 133 N. River St., King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Nov. 10 to 19 with performances 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12; $7 seniors, $5 students. 570-208-5825.
Arsenic and Old Lace, the mystery-comedy about two elderly sisters who are devoted to charity and family — but have a habit of befriending lonely men and poisoning them with arsenic-laced elderberry wine. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Nov. 11 to 20 with performances 7 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $20. 570-868-8212.
Elf: The Musical, the hilarious tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. $38, $19 children. 570-389-4409 or cas.buzz.
Little Shop of Horrors, the sci-fi smash musical about meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn who stumbles across a new breed of plant — that lives on blood! Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, 100 W. South St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Nov. 11 to 20 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $10, $5 students and seniors. 570-408-4540.
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 Wyoming Seminary Players will present the musical ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ Nov. 4 to 6 at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston.
KK Gordon, Regina Yeager Drouse, Kelly Ann Walsh and Mark Zdancewicz star in the Actors Circle production of the comedy ‘Simpatico’ Nov. 4 to 13 at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton.