THIS WEEK: June 15 through 21
Harvey, the story of Elwood P. Dowd and the rabbit only he can see, through June 17 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 North Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Tickets, $17. ltwb.org
Nunsense, Dan Goggin’s now classic musical about the Little Sisters of Hoboken, will be staged June 16 through July 1 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays with dinner served 90 minutes before curtain. $35 for dinner and the show; $25 for children 12 and younger; $18 for show-only tickets; $14 for students and military. Reservations: 570-283-2195 or [email protected]
Circle of Life, annual dance recitals presented by the David Blight School of Dance, will be held at noon and 6:30 p.m. June 16 and 17 at Wyoming Valley West High School. $16 for adults; $8 for children under 12. Each show is entirely different. Tickets available at 570-823-3914 and at the door.
Hooray for Hollywood, annual recitals for the Joan Harris Centre will take place at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. June 16 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Tickets can be purchased at the Harris Conservatory for the Arts in Luzerne or at the Kirby Center the weekend of the shows. Info: 570-287-7977 or joanharrisdancers.com.
Taming of the Shrew, will be revived by Gaslight Theatre from June 22 through 24 and 29 through 30 at the company’s theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre Township. “The Taming of the Shrew” tells the story of Baptista’s two daughters: the younger, ideal woman Bianca who is courted by many suitors and her older, headstrong sister Katharina, condemned as a shrew by all others. With Baptista’s decree that Kate must be wed before Bianca, her suitors quickly attempt to find Kate a willing mate. 8 p.m. June 22, 23, 29 and 30 and 3 p.m. June 24. $15 for adults; $12 for students, seniors and veterans. On sale at ticketfly.com.
Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m. June 23, Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park, “Macbeth” presented by Gamut Theatre Group and followed by talk-back session with the actors. Recommended for ages 12 and older. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Info, 570-996-1500.
Kids Summer Theatre Workshop, for ages 6 to 12, will take place in July and August at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. The sessions will end with a production of Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” on Aug. 3, 4 and 5. Call 570-283-2195 for information and applications.
Teen Summer Theatre Workshop, for ages 13 to 17, will take place in July and August, at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Sessions will end with a production of “Xanadu Jr.” on Aug. 10, 11 and 12. Call 570-283-2195 for information and applications.
Auditions for “A Family Reunion to Die For,” will take place at 7 p.m. June 17 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Performances dates are July 20, 21 and 22. All roles are open. For more information, call 570-283-2195.