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Andrew Gruden, Lou Bisignani and Jeff Ginsberg star in the Actors Circle production of Agatha Christie’s ‘The Unexpected Guest,’ playing through Sunday at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton.

THIS WEEK: FEB. 4 to 10, 2011

The Vagina Monologues, a series of female-related monologues by 12 student and faculty members at the Commonwealth Medical College. Mellow Theater, 501 Vine St., Lackawanna College, Scranton. Tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m. $10. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Resource Center. 504-7000.

The Puppeteers: A Wonderful Weirdness in Oz, a madcap comedy about a weird and magical world discovered under an old house in the Hill Section of Scranton. Presented by the commedia del arte group Zuppa del Giorno at the Electric Theatre, 326 Spruce St., Scranton. Tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m. $24, $16 seniors, $8 students. 558-1515.

The Unexpected Guest, an Agatha Christie murder mystery performed by Actors Circle. Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. Tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. $12, $10 seniors, $8 students. 342-9707.

Trouble at the Tropicabana, an interactive murder-mystery dinner theater presented by the school drama club. Blue Ridge High School, 5058 School Road, New Milford. Saturday with dinner at 6 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. $10. Reservations: 879-4395 or 879-9582.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee’s play about an evening in the explosive, argumentative life of middle-aged couple George and Martha. Performed by the Kaleidoscope Players at the Shawnee Playhouse, 1 River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware. Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. $18. 421-5093.

The Fantasticks, the long-running Broadway musical about two neighbors who trick their children into falling in love. Performed by students of Marywood University’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at the Setta LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Wednesday through Saturday Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. $8, $5 seniors. 348-6211.

The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams’ classic drama performed by the Walnut Street Theatre of Philadelphia. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday (Feb. 11) at 8 p.m. $25. 389-4409.


Spanikopita, Larry Rosler’s romantic comedy about the mishaps encountered by two couples in a seaside villa on a Greek island. Performed by the Worthington Players at the Shawnee Playhouse, 1 River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware. Feb. 12 and 19 at 8 p.m.; Feb. 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. $18. 421-5093.

Grease, the 1950s rock-’n’-roll musical with poodle skirts, drive-ins and T-birds setting the background for a bad-boy and girl-next-door romance. With Eddie Mekka of the sitcom “Laverne & Shirley” as DJ Vince Fontaine. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. $55.50, $45.50, $27. 826-1100.

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