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Actors Circle presents comedy ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 25-Nov. 4

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 25-Nov. 4

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle continues its 37th season with the comedy “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 4. Directed by Art Walsh, the show is a lighthearted farce in […]

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Actors Circle opens 37th season with ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Sept. 13-23

Actors Circle opens 37th season with ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Sept. 13-23

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will open its 37th season with the beloved drama “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Christopher Sergel, from the classic novel by Harper Lee, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 13 through Sunday, Sept. 23. The show follows a young woman who remembers her […]

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Pulitzer-winning cancer drama ‘Wit’ comes to Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 12-22

Pulitzer-winning cancer drama ‘Wit’ comes to Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 12-22

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Wit” by Margaret Edson at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, July 12 through Sunday, July 22. Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., an esteemed scholar of the 17th century poetry, uses her command and love of language to dramatize her experiences […]

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Actors Circle presents comedy ‘Mary, Mary’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Nov. 30-Dec. 10

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘Mary, Mary’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Nov. 30-Dec. 10

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the comedy “Mary, Mary,” written by Scranton native Jean Kerr, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 10. Nine months after they split up, Bob and Mary meet at his New York apartment to sort out some tax […]

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Actors Circle continues funny ‘Odd Couple’ performances at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 26-29

Actors Circle continues funny ‘Odd Couple’ performances at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 26-29

From a press release: Actors Circle’s first weekend of “The Odd Couple” performances at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton were so well received that the community theatre group added an additional show on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. This Tony Award-winning classic comedy written by Neil Simon opens as a group of the guys […]

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Actors Circle presents original WWII drama ‘Paris/Stalingrad’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 20-23

Actors Circle presents original WWII drama ‘Paris/Stalingrad’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 20-23

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the historical drama “Paris/Stalingrad” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23. Written and directed by Lou Bisignani, the original play takes place during World War II. In 1940, Paris is under siege and suffering Nazi occupation. At […]

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Actors Circle sings Broadway tunes of ‘Then & Now’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton June 30-July 2

Actors Circle sings Broadway tunes of ‘Then & Now’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton June 30-July 2

From a press release: After closing its 35th season earlier this month, community theatre group Actors Circle will perform a musical review called “Sound and Song: Then & Now” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 2. Directed by Rebekah Conrad, “Sound and Song: Then & Now” will feature […]

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22 actresses gossip and backstab in ‘The Women’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton March 23-April 2

22 actresses gossip and backstab in ‘The Women’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton March 23-April 2

From a press release: Actors Circle will present the comedic drama “The Women” by Clare Boothe Luce, directed by Ted LoRusso, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, March 23 through Sunday, April 2. A bevy of 22 talented actresses inhabit extraordinary lives in this venomously funny 1930s comedy about marriage, gossip, divorce, and […]

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Cocktail Hour’ is a mixture that doesn’t quite go down right

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Cocktail Hour’ is a mixture that doesn’t quite go down right

Actors Circle, based at the Providence Playhouse (1256 Providence Rd., Scranton), opened their 33rd season with A.R Gurney’s 1988 comedy “The Cocktail Hour,” running Sept. 11-21. The play features four characters; Bradley and Ann (portrayed by John Arena and Patricia McAvoy) are an aging upper-class couple who are attempting to enjoy an evening of drinks […]

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Actors Circle holding auditions for ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

Actors Circle holding auditions for ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

From a press release: Actors Circle is holding auditions for “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfred Uhry this Friday, Sept. 5 and Sunday, Sept. 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the Providence Playhouse (1256 Providence Rd., Scranton). Three characters are needed: an African-American man, about 40; a female, about 60-70; and a male, 40-50. Show dates are […]