THIS WEEK: Oct. 6 to Oct. 12
The Diary of Anne Frank, adapted by Wendy Kesselman. Witness the true and profoundly moving story of Anne Frank, the young girl whose diary documents the years her Jewish family spent in hiding during the Holocaust. This impassioned drama is all about finding small moments of serenity and optimism amid persecution. Through Oct. 8, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Alvina Krause Theater, Center Street, Bloomsburg, with performances 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets, bte.org or 570-784-8181.
“A Year With Frog and Toad.” This whimsical story follows the cheerful Frog and grumpy Toad as they celebrate friendship and the differences that make them unique. Designed for young audiences, 7 p.m. Sept. 28-30, Oct. 5-7, and at 1 p.m. Sept. 29-30, Oct. 5 and Oct. 7. George P. Maffei II Theatre, King’s College Administration Building, North River Street, Wilkes-Barre. Admission: $12; students/senior citizens, $5. Info: 570-208-5825. Special autism-friendly performance at 1 p.m. Oct. 7; all tickets $4.
Halloween Screams, presented by the Nuremberg Community Players, a play about real spirits haunting a spook house, 7 p.m. Oct. 13 and Oct. 14; 3 p.m. Oct. 15, at the Nuremberg Community Players performance space, 284 Hazle St., Nuremberg. Tickets are $10 each and reservations can be made by calling toll free 877-718-7984.
The Odd Couple, fastidious Felix and sloppy Oscar get together with hilarious results in this Neil Simon comedy. Presented by Actors Circle at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd. in Scranton. Show dates are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., Oct. 19 through Oct. 29. Tickets are $12, $10, $8 and $6. For reservations call 570-342-9707, or email to [email protected]
Dirty Dancing, a staged performance of the iconic hit film comes to the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, for two shows. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. $45, $55, $65. 570-826-1100.