Theater listings: July 13 through 19

‘WIT’ by Margaret Edson will be staged at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton through July 22. - Submitted photo
Rebecca Lovett, as Lucy, and Brock Marion, as Charlie Brown, prepare for a family-friendly show at Phoenix Centre for the Performing Arts in Duryea. - Submitted photo

THIS WEEK: July 13 through 19

WIT, by Margaret Edson, Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., a renowned professor of English, has been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. During the course of her illness reassesses her life and her work with profundity and humor. Presented by Actors Circle July 12 through 22 with shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays, at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. $12 for general admission; $10 for seniors; $8 for students. Reservations: 570-342-9707 or via email at [email protected]

Charlie Brown Musical Camp Production, presented by Phoenix Kids Summer Intensive, 7 p.m. July 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. July 15, Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. Tickets $10 adults and $5 for children ages 5 and younger. Reservations, call 570-457-3589

B&R presents Jean Anouilh’s Antigone, an adaptation of Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’ inspired by the 1942 actions of Paul Collette who fired at and wounded a group of directors during a meeting of the collaborationist Legion des Volontaires Francais. July 13 and 14, and 19 through 21 at The Other Side at Bart & Urby’s 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Ticket cost $15 at the door. July 14: special Q & A with company and creative team.

FUTURE

AVENUE Q the Musical, presented by Phoenix Teen Summer Intensive Campers, 8 p.m. July 20 and 21 and 2 p.m. July 22, Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. Tickets $12. Call 570-457-3589 for reservations. Contains some adult humor.

Same Time Next Year, July 27 to Aug. 5 with show times 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Theatre at the Grove, Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Reservations can be made by calling 570-220-6790 using your credit card with no extra charge and guaranteed seating. Tickets can also be purchased at the will-call window with no reserved seating. Prices are $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Guaranteed group rates of 10 or more are $15 per adult. You can also reserve by e-mail at theatre at the grove.org or by calling 570-868-8212.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

‘WIT’ by Margaret Edson will be staged at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton through July 22.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_Chris-Patti-and-Kelly-Ann-1.jpg‘WIT’ by Margaret Edson will be staged at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton through July 22. Submitted photo

Rebecca Lovett, as Lucy, and Brock Marion, as Charlie Brown, prepare for a family-friendly show at Phoenix Centre for the Performing Arts in Duryea.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_charlie.brown_.jpgRebecca Lovett, as Lucy, and Brock Marion, as Charlie Brown, prepare for a family-friendly show at Phoenix Centre for the Performing Arts in Duryea. Submitted photo