Theater listings: Dec. 29 through Jan. 4

December 29th, 2017 6:01 am

THIS WEEK: Dec. 29 through Jan. 4

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Disenchanted, a new musical comedy with 10 fairy princesses telling their tales after the Happily Ever After. Cinderella is obsessed with weight, Sleeping Beauty with narcolepsy; Snow White is demanding, and Mulan is a lesbian. This production contains adult humor and language and is not suitable for children. Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. from Jan. 12 through 21. Tickets cost $12. For reservations, call 570-457-3589.

Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe, A Victorian Melodrama by Dennis Rosa, based on the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and directed by Lou Bisignani with The Actors Circle, presented at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton, Jan. 25 through Feb. 4 with shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12, $10 and $8; $2 less on opening night. Reservations, call 570-342-9707, or email [email protected]

Follies, National Theatre Live on Screen, 2 p.m. Jan. 21 and 2 p.m. Jan. 28 at Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatr and will be shown on screen at the Dietrich. It’s New York, 1971 and the iconic Weismann Theatre is about to be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Tickets, $14, $12, $10. Info, 570-996-1500.

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.

Broadway Spotlight, five of Broadway’s finest vocalists will recreate some of their most memorable musical moments as they celebrate the the spectrum of classic to contemporary Broadway. The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Feb. 3. $40. www.theateratnorth.org.

‘Disenchanted,’ a musical comedy featuring 10 fairy princesses and their lives after the Happily Ever After, will show at the Phoenix Performing Arts Centre in Duryea from Jan. 12 through 21.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_20170408_102958_1491744892346.jpg‘Disenchanted,’ a musical comedy featuring 10 fairy princesses and their lives after the Happily Ever After, will show at the Phoenix Performing Arts Centre in Duryea from Jan. 12 through 21. Times Leader file photo


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