THIS WEEK: March 16 to 22, 2016
St. Edward’s University Ballet Folklorico, traditional Mexican dances including Tamaulipas polkas, dances of Sinaloa, folk melodies of Veracruz and the slower mariachi tempos of Puebla. Third floor of Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 17. $5. 570-208-8021.
Grease, the pop-rock musical about young love at Rydell High School in the idealistic 1950s. Performed by the Nuremberg Community Players at the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 283 Hazle St., Nuremberg. 7 p.m. March 17 to 19; 3 p.m. March 20. $15; $25 for show plus dinner at the Towers Restaurant in Fern Glen. Reservations: 570-788-4411.
Twisted Theatre, a program by the Marywood Players in which men sing women’s songs and vice versa. Sette LaVerghetta Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. March 18. Free. 570-348-6211.
Angels in Portraits of the Passion, an original play about two angels who take a meditative and critical journey through the art world’s depiction of the Passion. Written by the Rev. Gerald J. Gurka and performed at St. John the Baptist Church, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. 7:30 p.m. March 18. 570-779-9620.
Unnecessary Farce, a comedy by Paul Slade Smith about two police officers trying to expose a corrupt mayor by setting up a sting in an adjacent hotel room. Performed by the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. Opens March 17 with a “Pay What You Wish” preview. Continues March 18 to April 3 with performances 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Reservations: 570-784-8181 or bte.org.
Million Dollar Quartet, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famed recording session that brought together Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one unforgettable night of music. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 18. $60.50, $50.50, $40.50. 570-826-1100.
Don Quixote, the full-length ballet about the chivalrous but off-kilter adventures of the self-appointed knight errant, performed by the Moscow Festival Ballet. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. March 18. $35, $17 children. 570-389-4409.
You Can’t Take It with You, the comedy about the freethinking Sycamore family and the mayhem that ensues when their daughter’s fiance brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to dinner on the wrong night. Presented by the Misericordia Players at the Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. March 17 to 19. $5, $3 seniors. 570-674-6719.
The Who’s Tommy, the classic rock opera about a deaf, dumb and blind kid “who sure plays a mean pinball.” Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Through April 3 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. March 20, 26 and April 2, 3. $20. 570-868-8212.
Cirque D’Or, a thrill-a-minute spectacle with 30 performers from around the world including acrobats, contortionists, aerial artists, jugglers and entertainers. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 19. $53, $43, $33, $23. 570-826-1100.
Theater Bus Trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in Hampton, New Jersey, for a performance of the Neil Simon comedy “Rumors.” Sponsored by the Wyoming Valley Women’s Club on April 26. $85 includes transportation, show and luncheon. Reservations: 570-822-4976 or 570-379-3667.
Theater Bus Trip to the Sight & Sound Theater in Lancaster for a performance of “Samson.” June 8 with a departure time at 7:45 a.m. from the Pittston Plaza. $103 includes transportation, show, meal, tip and a smorgasbord lunch at Shady Maple Farm Market. Reservations: 570-654-9710.
Theater Bus Trip to the American Music Theater in Lancaster for a performance of the “Summer Doo Wop Cavalcade Show.” Sponsored by the United Methodist Church of Pittston on June 18 with a 9:45 a.m. departure from the Pittston Plaza. $108 includes transportation, show ticket, tips and dinner at Shady Maple Smorgasbord. Reservations: 570-603-1915.
The thrill-a-minute Cirque D’Or will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 19.
The Misericordia Players will present ‘You Can’t Take It with You’ March 17 to 19 at the Lemmond Theater on the Dallas campus. The cast includes: first row from left, Annette Ritzko, Zoe Laporte, Mary Pat Blaskiewicz, Kimberly Kowalski. Second row: Michaela McQuaig, Kali McCornac, Stephanie Helsel, Meghan DiGerolamo, Jessica Pachuski, Lauren Hayden, Mackenzie Wise. Third row: Audrey Ide, Bryson Cahill, Connor Swagler, Aidan McAndrew, Adam Ercolani, Mason Moher, Jacob Schweiger, James Cihocki, Brenden Walker, Cordell Gresh, Jeff Kelly.