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Stage Listings: Feb. 14 to 20, 2014


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THIS WEEK: Feb. 14 to 20, 2014


Guys and Dolls, the Broadway musical comedy about small-time gamblers who are reformed when they fall in love. King’s College Theater, Administration Building, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Feb. 22: 7:30 Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sunday. $12; $7 students and seniors. Reservations: 570-208-5825.


Romeo and Juliet, a filmed version of the critically acclaimed revival of the Broadway play with Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad. Cinemark, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 7:30 tonight; 2 p.m. Sunday. $20. 570-961-5943 or fathomevents.com.


The No-Frills Revue, a production of songs and comedy sketches including spoofs of the theater. Performed by the Wilkes University Theatre at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, West South Street at South River Street, Wilkes-Barre. Through Feb. 23: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. 570-408-4540.


Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons and how the four blue-collar kids became a huge success in pop music history. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 tonight; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. $122, $70, $60, $41. 570-342-7784 or broadwayscranton.org.


Edward Scissorhands, a contemporary dance adaptation with no spoken words, telling the gothic tale of a boy with scissors for hands, created by an inventor in the 1950s. Performed by Phoenix Theatrics at the Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. 8 tonight and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. $10. 570-457-3589.


Dracula, Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic tale of the famous vampire and his ultimate destruction in the name of love. Performed by Actors Circle at the Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. 8 tonight and Saturday. $12, $10 seniors; $8 students. Reservations: 570-342-9707.


The King and I, the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about Anna, a governess for the children of the King of Siam. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 8 tonight and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Dinner served 90 minutes before show time. $34; $16 show only. Reservations: 570-283-2195.


Legally Blonde: The Musical. Harvard’s beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat musical about self-discovery. Shawnee Playhouse, 1 River Road, Shawnee on Delaware. 2 and 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday and Thursday; Continues 2 p.m. Feb. 21 and 23; 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $28; $25 seniors. 570-421-5093.


Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia, the 55-member troupe performing Siberian folk dances with unique costumes and choreography. Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. $30; $10 students. 570-788-4864.


Swan Lake, a filmed performance of the Royal Ballet in the timeless tale of good vs. evil about Prince Siegfried, who chances upon a flock of swans, one of which turns into a beautiful woman. Filmed at the Royal Opera House in London. Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. Thursday. $15, $14 seniors and students, $13 children. 570-961-5943.


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The Music Man Jr., the Broadway musical about a traveling salesman who convinces the citizens of an Iowa town that they need a marching band. Adapted for middle-school performers. Wyoming Seminary Lower School, 1560 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. 7 p.m. Feb. 21; 2 p.m. Feb. 22. 570-270-2192.


A Pirate’s Life for Me, a musical about an aristocrat set on a conventional married life whose wife longs for an adventurous pirate type. KISS (Kids Innovating Stage & Sound) Theatre Company, 58 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Feb. 21; 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 22; 2 p.m. Feb. 23. $12, $10 seniors, $8 children. 570-829-1901.


She Loves Me, a musical about two store employees, constantly at odds, who are in fact each other’s secret pen pals. Performed by the University of Scranton Players at the McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts, Scranton. Feb. 28 to March 9: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $10, $7 students. 570-941-4318.


One Night in Paris. The After School Theatre Arts students take the stage in their own production. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. March 1. $5. 570-996-1500.


Prince Igor, Borodin’s defining Russian epic famous for its Polovtsian Dances. A high-definition screening live from the Metropolitan Opera. Movies 14, 24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre and Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. Noon on March 1. $22, $20 seniors, $15 students. 570-825-4444 or 570-961-5943 or fathomevents.com.


American Idiot, a musical based on punk rockers Green Day’s album about a group of young people experiencing boredom, love, pregnancy, drugs and war. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 5. $75 (limited pit), $59, $49, $34. 570-826-1100.


Driving Miss Daisy, the Pulitzer-winning hit about an elderly southern woman and her African-American driver. Performed by Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theater. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 6. $35, $25, $15. 570-826-1100.


The 39 Steps, a spy story with a twist of comedy, heart-pounding romance and thrilling chase scenes. Adapted from the novel by John Buchan and the film by Alfred Hitchcock. Performed by the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. Opens March 6 with a “Pay What You Wish” preview performance. Continues through March 23: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.


Wonderland High, life at a high school with references to stories and characters in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.” KISS (Kids Innovating Stage & Sound) Theatre Company, 58 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 7; 2 and 7 p.m. March 8; 2 p.m. March 9. 570-829-1901.


American Idiot, the National Broadway Tour of the rock opera based on Green Day’s multiplatinum album about three lifelong friends: one fighting for his dreams, one fighting for his country and one who stays in the safety of suburbia. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. March 7. $45, $22 children. 570-389-4409.


Werther, Massenet’s sublime adaptation of Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance. A high-definition screening live from the Metropolitan Opera. Movies 14, 24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre and Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 12:55 p.m. March 15. $22, $20 seniors, $15 students. 570-825-4444 or 570-961-5943 or fathomevents.com.


The Sleeping Beauty, a filmed performance of the Royal Ballet dancing to Tchaikovsky’s captivating tale of princesses, fairy godmothers and magic spells. Filmed at the Royal Opera House in London. Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. March 20. $15, $14 seniors and students, $13 children. 570-961-5943.


Spank! Harder: The Sequel, an all-new sexy and satirical ladies’ night out parodying “50 Shades of Grey” and today’s pop culture with the story surrounding a senior account manager who embarks on her second novel — a fantasy adventure. Themed cocktails served before showtime. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 22. $37, $27. 570-826-1100.


Rock of Ages, a worldwide party musical with 28 rocking 1980s songs set to a love story between a small-town girl and a big-city rocker. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. March 28; 2 and 8 p.m. March 29; 1 and 6 p.m. March 30. 570-342-7784 or broadwayscranton.org.


The Fantasticks, the long-running Broadway musical performed by Nebraska Theatre Caravan. The Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 7 p.m. March 29. $40, $30. 570-955-1455.


Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky’s romantic and lyrical ballet performed by a troupe of young Russian dancers. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. March 29. $39, $17 children. 570-389-4409.


Check Out Chekhov, an evening of one-act plays by Anton Pavlovich Chekov. Performed by the Wilkes University Theatre at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, West South Street at South River Street, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 3 to 5; 2 p.m. April 6. 570-408-4540.


Jekyll & Hyde, performed by teens ages 14 to 18. KISS (Kids Innovating Stage & Sound) Theatre Company, 58 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre. April 4 to 13: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. 570-829-1901.


La Boheme, Puccini’s moving story of young love with Anita Hartig as the frail Mimi and Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover Rodolfo. A high-definition screening live from the Metropolitan Opera. Movies 14, 24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre and Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 12:55 p.m. April 5. $22, $20 seniors, $15 students. 570-825-4444 or 570-961-5943 or fathomevents.com.


The Baker’s Wife, a musical about a jovial baker who arrives at a small town with his young wife who is tempted by a local womanizer. Performed by the Liva Arts Company at Elm Park Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 8 p.m. April 10-12; 2 p.m. April 13. $12. 570-941-7401.


Cirque Dreams, a mash-up of celebrated pop and rock tunes mixed with spectacular acrobatics, daring aerialists, gravity defying balancers, powerful strongmen and other awe-inspiring acts. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. April 11; 2 and 8 p.m. April 12; 1 and 6 p.m. April 13. $55, $45, $35. 570-342-7784 or broadwayscranton.org.


Jungalbook, based on the Mowgli stories of Rudyard Kipling. Performed by the University of Scranton Players at the McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts in Scranton. April 25 to May 4: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $10, $7 students. 570-941-4318.


Cosi Fan Tutte, Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. A high-definition screening live from the Metropolitan Opera. Movies 14, 24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre and Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 12:55 p.m. April 26. $22, $20 seniors, $15 students. 570-825-4444 or 570-961-5943 or fathomevents.com.


Good People, a tale of the class system in America as a blue-collar South Boston girl encounters her long-lost high school sweetheart who may be her ticket to a better life. Contains adult situations and language. Performed by the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. May 8 to 25: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. 570-784-8181 or bte.org.


An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, a musical love story with the two Tony Award-winning virtuosos (and lifelong friends). Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. May 9; 2 and 8 p.m. May 10; 1 and 6 p.m. May 11. $59, $49, $39. 570-342-7784 or broadwayscranton.org.


La Cenerentola, Rossini’s opera with mezzo-soprano Joyce Didonato in the Cinderella title role and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Florez as her Prince Charming. A high-definition screening live from the Metropolitan Opera. Movies 14, 24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre and Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 12:55 p.m. May 10. $22, $20 seniors, $15 students. 570-825-4444 or 570-961-5943 or fathomevents.com.


Standard Time, a Broadway-bound dance musical performed by the Mark Stuart Dance Theatre that includes Shavertown native and “America’s Got Talent” semifinalist Jaime Verazin. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 23. $55, $35. 570-826-1100.




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