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Gunpowder Joe: Joseph Priestley, Pennsylvania and the American Experiment, a world premiere about the innovative scientist, religious dissenter and local legend with live music and exciting scientific demonstrations. Presented by the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. Through Feb. 5 with performances 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.
Terra Nova, a play about the 1911-12 race to the South Pole by five Englishmen and five Norwegians. Performed by Actors Circle at the Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. Feb. 2 to 12 with performances 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12, $10 seniors, $8 students. Reservations: 570-342-9707.
I Go On Singing: Paul Robeson’s Life in His Own Words and Song, a Black History Month program performed by baritone Anthony Brown. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 11. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.
ACT Underground, a Narrowsburg theatre company will perform at the Cooperage Project Feb. 11 and 12. They will present The Savannah Sipping Society, a comedy in two acts, by Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wootan. Performances are 7 p.m. Feb. 11 and 3 p.m. Feb. 12 at 1030 Main St. Honesdale. Suggested donation is $10 reserved, $15 at the door. BYOB. Call 570-253-2020 or email [email protected] for reservations.
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, a flamenco dance company performing music and dance with influences of Gypsy, Judaic, Arabic, Spanish and Latino cultures. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. $10. 570-270-2192.
Cirque Zuma Zuma, an African-style Cirque du Soleil by the finalists on “America’s Got Talent,” combining African-influenced dance, acrobatics, tumbling and music. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.
The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Neil Simon’s classic comedy about a modern man in the hip sixties looking for something new and different. Performed by Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theater. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. $28, $28, $18. 570-826-1100.
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, an updated version of the playful musical about the Peanuts comic-strip characters of Charles Schulz. Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, 100 W. South St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Feb. 17 to 26 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. No performance on Feb. 19. $10, $5 students and seniors. 570-408-4540.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, the Tennessee Williams classic directed by Walter Mitchell and starring Angel Berlane Mulcahy as Maggie, Dave Giardano as Brick, Joe Sheridan as Big Daddy and Carol Sweeney as Big Mama, Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, Feb. 17 through March 5 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Special talkback with Williams scholar Annette Saddik will follow Feb. 19 matinee. 570-823-1875.
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 noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 28 and 29. Needed: eight women and nine men, ages 20 to 70. 570-466-9407.
The Little Theatre is seeking directors, choreographers, technical directors, lighting and sound designers and costumers for its 2017-18 season. Send resumes to 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre for “Cabaret,” “The Rocky Horror Show” and “A Christmas Carol” by June 2. 570-823-1875.
The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will present on original play ‘Gunpowder Joe: Joseph Priestley, Pennsylvania and the American Experiment’ through Feb. 5 at the Alvina Krause Theatre in Bloomsburg.