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The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Neil Simon’s classic comedy about a modern man in the hip ’60s looking for something new and different. Performed by Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theater. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. $28, $28, $18. 570-826-1100.
Spring Awakening, based on Frank Wedekind’s controversial play that follows a group of young men and women navigating the path of adolescence in the 1890s, will take place at Hazleton’s Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts at the J.J. Ferrara Center beginning Feb. 17. The show, geared toward adults, will have performances at 7 p.m. Feb. 17, 18, 24 and 25 and 3 p.m. Feb. 19 and 26. A home-cooked buffet is available 90 minutes prior to showtime. Reservations are required for dinner. Tickets available at the door. For reservations or more info call 570-454-5451.
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, an updated version of the playful musical about the Peanuts comic-strip characters of Charles Schulz. Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, 100 W. South St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Feb. 17 to 26 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. No performance on Feb. 19. $10, $5 students and seniors. 570-408-4540.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, the Tennessee Williams classic directed by Walter Mitchell and starring Angel Berlane Mulcahy as Maggie, Dave Giordano as Brick, Joe Sheridan as Big Daddy and Carol Sweeney as Big Mama, Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, Feb. 17 through March 5 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Special talkback with Williams scholar Annette Saddik will follow Feb. 19 matinee. 570-823-1875.
Oklahoma! The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical which opened the Music Box Dinner Playhouse 35 years ago. 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Feb. 18 to March 5 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Dinner served 90 minutes before showtime. $35, $30 with dinner; $18, $14 show only. 570-283-2195.
The Peking Acrobats, the premier Chinese company performing daring maneuvers, trickcycling, precision tumbling, juggling and balancing. Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. 570-788-4864.
The Tempest, Shakespeare’s final play, a fantasy about the magical Prospero who is exiled on an island with his young daughter when a shipwreck occurs spewing the traitorous king and his sordid entourage onto the island. George P. Maffei II Theatre, Administration Building, 133 N. River St., King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-25; 2 p.m. Feb. 26. $12; $7 seniors, $5 students. 570-208-5825.
Annie, a brand-new incarnation of the iconic Tony-winning original about the optimistic orphan. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23. $65, $55, $45. 570-826-1100.
Miss Julie, August Strindberg’s provocative work about a nobleman’s valet and his pampered daughter which illustrates the overturning of one social order in favor of another. Royal Theater, McDade Center for the Literary and Performing Arts, University of Scranton. Feb. 24 to March 5 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. 570-941-4318.
Amadeus, Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, filmed live at London’s West End Theatre, starring Lucian Msamati. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 12. $14, $12 seniors. 570-996-1500.
In the Heights, Lin Manuel Miranda’s musical about the inhabitants of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights. Performed by the Coughlin/GAR Players at GAR High School, 250 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 2 to 4; 2 p.m. March 5. $10. 570-406-3976.
Third Class, a tale of real-life lessons learned outside the classroom. Performed by the After School Players at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. March 4. $5. 570-996-1500.
Auditions for the classic comedy “George Washington Slept Here,” to be presented April 28 to 30 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. By appointment noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 28 and 29. Needed: eight women and nine men, ages 20 to 70. 570-466-9407.
The Little Theatre is seeking directors, choreographers, technical directors, lighting and sound designers and costumers for its 2017-18 season. Send resumes to 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre for “Cabaret,” “The Rocky Horror Show” and “A Christmas Carol” by June 2. 570-823-1875.
The story of little orphan ‘Annie’ will be told on stage at the F.M. Kirby for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Feb. 23.
The Peking Acrobats will perform daring maneuvers, trickcycling, precision tumbling, juggling and balancing at Hazleton Area High School on Tuesday, Feb. 21.