THIS WEEK: Oct. 12 to 18, 2016
Heathers: The Musical, the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: The Heathers. Performed by the Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts at the J.J. Ferrara Center, 212 W. Broad St., Hazleton. Oct. 14 to 23 with performances 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Mature content. 570-454-5451.
Agatha Christie’s ‘Murder on the Nile,’ deceit, theft and murder on a paddle steamer cruising the Nile River in 1940s Egypt. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. $32, $16 children. 570-389-4409 or cas.buzz.
Bonnie and Clyde, the story of the famed Depression-era bank robbers set to music by “Jekyll and Hyde” composer Frank Weildhorn. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Oct. 14 to 30 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $20. 570-868-8212.
One Man, Two Guvnors, a filmed performance of the National Theatre’s production of the Tony Award-winning comedy. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2 p.m. Oct. 16. $12. 570-996-1500.
Auditions for the Actors Circle December production of “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol.” Needed: four women and one man. Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. Oct. 16 and 17. 570-430-6754.
People’s Republic of China Shanghai Acrobats, performing their new show “Shanghai Nights,” a cirque-type production about a sleeping boy who enters a dream world of fantasy and fairies. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. $25, $12 children. 570-389-4409 or cas.buzz.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged, a comedic parody of 37 Shakespeare plays performed by three actors in 93 minutes. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Oct. 21 to 30 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Dinner served 90 minutes before show time. $35, $30 with dinner; $18, $14 show only. 570-283-2195.
Once, the Tony Award-winning musical about a young Irish songwriter who is encouraged in his career by a girl he meets who is also a songwriter and pianist. Presented by Broadway in Scranton at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Oct. 21; 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 22; 1 p.m. Oct. 23. 570-342-7784.
Frankenstein, a filmed performance of the National Theatre’s production with Benjamin Cumberbatch starring as The Creature. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2 p.m. Nov. 6. Encore performance 2 p.m. Nov. 13 with Jonny Lee Miller as The Creature and Benjamin Cumberbatch as Frankenstein. $14. 570-996-1500.
A filmed performance of ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ from London’s National Theatre will be shown Oct. 16 at the Dietrich Theater. Pictured are actors James Corden and Suzie Toase.