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Juan Huertero stars as the motorcyclin’ roustabout Chad and Kara Schneikart as the lovestruck Natalie in ‘All Shook Up,’ a musical combining Elvis Presley songs and Shakespearean themes. Catch the show this weekend at Coughlin High School in Wilkes-Barre.

Jerry Durkin and Tom Tansey star in ‘Rounding Third,’ the Little League comedy-drama by Richard Dresser, playing at the Electric Theatre in Scranton from Wednesday through March 27.

THIS WEEK: MARCH 4 to 10, 2011

Brannigan’s Blarney, two acts of Irish music and Celtic comedy done in Irish Music Hall style and set on the Auld Sod and in a Boston pub. Shawnee Playhouse, 1 River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware. Through March 20: Fridays and Sundays at 2 p.m.; Saturdays at 8 p.m. $18, $10 children. 421-5093.

All Shook Up, a musical of Elvis Presley songs with a story based on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Performed by the Drama Club at Coughlin High School, 80 N. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m. $10. 406-3976.

Kiss Me Kate, the Tony Award-winning, Cole Porter musical offering a play within a play – a production of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” Presented by Wyoming Valley West High School, 150 Wadham St., Plymouth. Tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. $8, $5 students. 779-5361.

Emma, based on the classic Jane Austen novel about a spirited heroine who insists on managing everyone’s love lives. Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. Through March 20: Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. $24, $19 seniors, $11 students. 784-8181 or bte.org.

Nunsense, music and comedy with the Little Sisters of Hoboken. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Through March 6: Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. Dinner served 90 minutes before show time. 283-2195.

Speech & Debate, Stephen Karam’s dark comedy about three high-school misfits getting involved with a teacher scandal. Performed by the University of Scranton Players at the McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts, Scranton. Tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. 941-4318.

Nunsense, the hilarious off-Broadway musical about the misadventures of the Little Sisters of Hoboken staging a musical to raise money to bury their dearly departed. Performed by the Corner Bistro Dinner Theater at Mount Airy Casino Resort, 44 Woodland Road, Mount Airy. Wednesdays through March 16 at 2:30 p.m. $20. 866-468-7619.

Frankenstein, an adaptation of Mary Shelley’s 1818 story of romance and science fiction. Performed in conjunction with the “Wyoming County Reads” program. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Wednesday at 7 p.m. Continues March 11 and 12 at 7 p.m.; March 13 at 3 p.m. $10. 996-1500.

Rounding Third, the heartwarming play about a win-at-all-costs Little League coach who teams up with a new-to-town father whose son has never played baseball before joining the team. Electric Theatre, 326 Spruce St., Scranton. Opens Wednesday and continues through March 27: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. $24, $16 seniors, $8 students. Discounts on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 558-1515.

Lord of the Dance, Michael Flatley’s showpiece extravaganza based on mythical Irish folklore and blending traditional and modern Celtic music and dance. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. $55, $45, $35. 800-745-3000.

FUTURE

Giselle, the classic ballet story of innocence, love, betrayal and redemption performed by Ballet Northeast with Julie Degnan as Giselle and guest professional artist Nikolai Morschakov as Albrecht. Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, West River Street at South River Street, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. March 11-12 at 7:30 p.m.; March 13 at 2 p.m. $20, $15 children, students and seniors. Reservations: 287-5802.

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