THIS WEEK: May 25 to 31, 2016
Mr. Lincoln, a one-man performance by Tom Byrn as Abraham Lincoln, whose life flashes before him after he is shot by John Wilkes Booth. Presented by the East Lynne Theater Company at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 221 Center St., Bloomsburg. 7:30 p.m. May 26 to 28; 3 p.m. May 29. 570-784-8181.
Doctor Cook’s Garden, a suspense melodrama about a seemingly kindly New England doctor who is keeping a mysterious secret. Presented by Actors Circle at the Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. May 26 to June 5 with performances 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12, $10 seniors, $8 students. 570-342-9707.
Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Neil Simon’s comedy about a married man concerned that the sexual revolution of the 1960s is passing him by. Performed by the Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts at the J.J. Ferrara Center, 212 W. Broad St., Hazleton. 7 p.m. May 27 and 28; 3 p.m. May 29. 570-454-5451.
An Evening of One-Act Plays, performances of “Please Have a Seat and Someone Will Be with You Shortly” and “Mischief Night” (written by Wyoming Area junior Eve Urban), performed by the Wyoming Area Drama Club. Wyoming Area Secondary Center, 20 Memorial St., Exeter. 7 p.m. May 28. Admission is a donation to the local food bank.
A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece filmed live from the National Theatre in London with Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois and Ben Foster as Stanley. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2 p.m. June 5 and 19. $14, $12 seniors, $10 students. 570-996-1500.
Golden Days of Radio, a performance of old-time radio shows with authentic sound effects. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. June 7. Free. 570-996-1500.
School of Rock, the Broadway musical which follows Dewey Finn, a failed wannabe rock star working as a substitute teacher, who creates his own curriculum turning his class into a guitar-shredding, mind-blowing rock band. Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. June 10 to 19 with performances 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12, $10 students. Reservations: 570-457-3589.
The Little Mermaid, Disney’s fishy musical fable based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale about the mermaid Ariel who falls in love with a human and longs to leave the sea to pursue him. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. 8 p.m. June 10-11; July 1 and 8; 2 and 8 p.m. June 18, 25; July 2 and 9; 3 p.m. June 12, 19 and 26; July 3 and 10. $20. 570-868-8212.
Rory Giovannucci and David Hunisch will appear in the Actors Circle production of ‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ playing through June 5 at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton.