THIS WEEK: June 8 to 14, 2016
Julius Caesar, the political tragedy presented by Ghostlight Productions as the 8th annual Shakespeare in the Park. South Abington Park, Routes 6 and 11, Clarks Summit. 6:30 p.m June 10 and 11; 2:30 p.m. June 12. Free. Information at ghostlightNEPA.com.
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.
Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches, the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play exploring homosexuality and AIDS during the 1980s. Little Theatre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. June 10-11; 3 p.m. June 12. $17. 570-823-1875.
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.
Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical, a heartfelt and funny look at the trials and tribulations of adults entering mid-life. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. June 10 to 26 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Dinner served 90 minutes before showtime. $18 show only; $35 with dinner. Reservations: 570-283-2195.
Theater Bus Trip, to New York City for a matinee of the musical “An American in Paris.” Sponsored by the Women’s Society of Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Plains on Sept. 14 with an 8 a.m. departure from Plains and 7 p.m. departure from New York. $130 includes transportation and orchestra seating. Reservations: 570-235-0777.
Theater Bus Trip to the American Music Theater in Lancaster for a performance of the “Fall Doo Wop Cavalcade Show.” Sponsored by the United Methodist Church of Pittston on Sept. 17 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.
Theater Bus Trip to the Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster for a performance of “Samson.” Sponsored by the United Methodist Church of Pittston on Nov. 1 with a 11 a.m. departure from the Pittston Plaza. $118 includes transportation, show ticket, tips and dinner at Shady Maple Smorgasbord. Reservations: 570-603-1915.
George Steltz, Darren Moore and Jeff Kelly are feeling their age in ‘Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical,’ playing June 10 to 26 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville.
Mollie Dooley appears as an angel to Eric Lutz in the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre’s production of ‘Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches’ running weekends June 3 to 12.
Walker Cherry and Isabella Mehm will appear in the Broadway musical ‘School of Rock,’ playing June 10 to 19 at the Phoenix Performing Arts Centre in Duryea.