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Actors Circle at Providence Playhouse

(1256 Providence Rd, Scranton, reservations: 570.342.9707, www.actorscircle.org)

• “Over the River and Through the Woods:” Jan. 23-25, 30-31, Feb. 1, Fri./Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. Tickets $8-$10. Call for reservations.

Corner Bistro Dinner Theatre

(76-78 S. Main St. Carbondale, 570.282.7499)

• “Sex Please We’re Sixty:” Feb. 13-15, 20-21, Fri./Sat., 6:30 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. Prepaid tickets, $21/buffet and show. Call to reserve.

Dietrich Theatre

(60 E. Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500, www.dietrichtheater.com)

• Thorton Wilder’s “Our Town:” March 4-8.

Electric Theatre Company

(326 Spruce St., 2nd Floor, Scranton, www.electrictheatre.org, 570.558.1515)

• The Electric’s Rent Party: Jan. 23, 5:30 p.m. Free admission, but donations requested. Features jazz “cutting contests,” DJ battle, free refreshments, dancing, film, more.

• “The Very Nearly Perfect Comedy of Romeo & Juliet:” preview Feb. 4-6, Opening Gala Feb. 7, closes Feb. 22.

Ticket prices for above: $16 GA, $13 seniors (60+), $7 students (-25). All previews Pay-What-You-Can. Opening Night Post-Show Party $5 plus show ticket. Cheaper-than-a-Movie Wed. (after opening, all tickets $7).

KISS (Kids Innovating Stage & Sound) Theater

(Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea, kiss_theatre@yahoo.com, 570.991.1818/0844)

• “Beauty and the Beast: Jan. 23-24, 7 p.m. at Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre. Reservations recommended.

• Registration for Workshops: Jan. 28, 6-8 p.m. $300/program, scholarships offered. Class size limited, call for info.

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre

(537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: 570.823.1875, www.ltwb.org)

Call or visit Web site to receive info on becoming a season member or for volunteer opportunities, membership meetings, auditions and show sponsorships.

• “Beauty and the Beast,” presented by K.I.S.S. Theatre Co.: Jan. 23-25. $12 adult, $10 children, $5 under 5. Fri./Sat., 7 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. Call 991.1818 for reservations.

• Auditions for “The Fabulous Fable Festival:” Jan. 27-28, 6-8 p.m. Children 6-16 welcome, will be asked to read from provided script. All roles open. Production dates in April.

5th Anniversary V-Day WB presentations

• “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer:” Feb. 6.

• “The Vagina Monologues:” Feb. 7

Misfit Players ( iluv2act@aol.com)

• “Broadway Favorites: Now and Then:” Jan. 23-24, 7 p.m., Jan. 25, 4 p.m. at Coughlin High School (80 N. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre). Musical review consists of 42 popular classic Broadway songs. GA tickets $15 adults/seniors, $10 students/children, purchased at door, cash only. Proceeds benefit Coughlin Drama Club. For more info, call Alice, 570.200.4154.

Music Box Players

(196 Hughes St., Swoyersville: 570.283.2195 or 800.698.PLAY or www.musicbox.org)

• “Fiddler on the Roof:” Feb. 14-15, 20-22, 26, 28, March 1-5, 8. Dinner and show/show only tickets on sale now. Call for info/reservations.

• Musical Theatre Academy: Classes begin April 30. Ages 13-18. Students will perform Disney’s “High School Musical” in June. Call to enroll.

Nuremberg Community Players

(The Factory on School and Apple Sts., Nuremberg, 384.4309)

• “Laughing It Up With The Players, Part Deux:” Jan. 23-24, 7:30 p.m. at Towers Bar and Restaurant, Fern Glen. $10. Refreshments available for purchase. Call 788.4411 for info/reservations.

Psychic Theatre Productions

(1433 N. Main Ave., Scranton, 570.383.9297)

• Psychic Theater Productions at the Houdini Museum Theater presents “Haunted! Mind Mysteries & the Beyond,” evening shows, 7:30 p.m. by reservation only, Thurs.-Sun. A fun and exciting psychic presentation of mind-reading, telekinesis, clairvoyance, telepathy, that ends with the recreation of a dark Victorian sťance. $35. Reservations required, call for tickets. Not recommended for the very young, weak of heart, those that are afraid of the dark, or easily frightened. Seating limited.

Shawnee Playhouse

(570.421.5093, shawneeplayhouse@hotmail.com )

• “Pieces of Evelyn:” Jan. 24, 8 p.m., Jan. 25, 2 p.m. Comedy about modern life finds humor in the humdrum.

• “Night Mother:” Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 8 p.m., Feb. 1, 8, 2 p.m. Tensions rise as a mother figures out what her daughter is really up to.

Wilkes University

(570.408.4426)

• “The Vagina Monologues:” Feb. 6-7, 7 p.m. second floor ballroom of Henry Student Center (South St.). $5 students, GA $10, Wilkes students free. Benefits Victims Resource Center, local woman’s shelter and local Planned Parenthood.

The Wyoming County Players

(Whipple Performing Arts Studio, Rt. 29S, Tunkhannock, 570.836.6986, www.wyomingcountyplayers.com)

• “PastHappy,” a night of nostalgia and trivia: Jan. 24, 7 p.m. Come solo or with team to try to win cash prizes, light refreshments served.

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