THIS WEEK: June 14 to 20, 2013
Broadway Bound, a song-and-dance revue with the Joan Harris Dancers performing to music from America’s favorite musicals from “42nd Street” to “Rock of Ages.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 tonight; 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 287-7977.
The Outsiders, a presentation by the Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts about teen-aged boys growing up in a tough environment. J.J. Ferrara Center, 212 W. Broad St., Hazleton. Through June 23: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $16, $14 seniors, $10 children. 454-5451.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical about overachievers’ angst during a spelling championship. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Through June 23: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Dinner served 90 minutes before curtain. $34; $16 without dinner; $12 on Thursdays (no dinner served). Reservations: 283-2195.
Annie Get Your Gun, the musical about the life and loves of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Through June 30 with shows 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. $20. Reservations: 868-8212.
Carmen, a Metropolitan Opera summer encore filmed in high-definition during the 2010 season with Elina Garanca as the seductive gypsy opposite Roberto Alagna as the obsessed Don Jose. Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $12.50. 961-5943.
Disco Pigs, a story of friendship, unrequited love and adolescent rebellion by award-winning Irish playwright Enda Walsh. The 2013 Intern Project of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday (June 22); 3 p.m. June 23. For mature audiences. $15. 784-8181 or bte.org.
‘Playroom: Bathroom,’ an evening of eight one-act plays all taking place in a bathroom; Downtown Arts Building, 47 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, second floor, tonight through June 29 with shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. For mature audiences. $10, $8. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock, an outdoor presentation telling the love story of a lost soldier and a young blind woman on opposite sides during the last days of the Civil War. Lazybrook Park, Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. June 21 and 22. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. 996-1500.
The Life of Leroy “Satchel” Paige, a solo performance by stage actor and playwright Cedric Liqueur dramatizing the life of the first Negro League baseball player to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Bookhouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. June 21. Free but donations accepted. 421-0800.
The Merry Widow, Franz Lehar’s sparkling comedy performed by the Pennsylvania Lyric Opera. Cecilia Cohen Recital Hall, East Stroudsburg University. 7:30 p.m. June 21; 3 p.m. June 23. $20; $15 students and seniors. 328-5864.
Il Trovatore, a Metropolitan Opera summer encore of Verdi’s intense drama filmed in high-definition in 2011. Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. June 26. $12.50. 961-5943.
Women’s Solo Performance Festival, four original solo pieces: “Industrial Angels” with Laurie McCants (7 p.m. June 28); “How to Be a Lesbian in Ten Days or Less” with Leigh Hendrix (2 p.m. June 29); “Me, Miss Krause and Joan” with Martha Kemper (7:30 p.m. June 29) and “Overture to a Thursday Morning” with Kali Quinn (3 p.m. June 30). Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. $15; $50 for all four. 784-8181 or bte.org.
Armida, a Metropolitan Opera summer encore of Rossini’s mythical work about a sorceress who enthralls men in her island prison. Filmed in high-definition in 2010. Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. July 10. $12.50. 961-5943.
La Traviata, a Metropolitan Opera summer encore of Verdi’s famous work, filmed in high-definition in April 2012. Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. July 17. $12.50. 961-5943.
Les Miserables, the sung-through Broadway musical based on the historical novel by Victor Hugo. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. July 19 to Aug. 4: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Dinner served 90 minutes before curtain. Reservations: 283-2195.
National Pastime, a screwball comedy about a radio station that invents a fictional winning baseball team to improve ratings. Little Theatre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Oct. 25 to Nov. 10. 823-1875.