THIS WEEK: July 12 to 18, 2013
Intolerance: The War on Civilians, an evening of short original plays including “The Waiting Time” and “The Longest Night” by Bill Zeranski; “Intolerance” and “The Train” by Lou Bisignani; and short pieces by Janet Loewe, Marion Iopst and Ben Weinreb. Presented by Actors Circle at the Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. 8 tonight and Saturday. $10; $8 seniors; $4 students. 342-9707.
Clue, a murder mystery comedy based on the popular board game in which the audience tries to discover the details of the murder. Presented by Phoenix Theatrics at the Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. Through July 20: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12. 457-3589.
La Traviata, a Metropolitan Opera summer encore of Verdi’s famous work, filmed in high-definition in April 2012. Cinemark 20, 40 Glenmaura Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $12.50. 961-5943.
A Little Murder on the Side, an original comedy by Art Walsh with murder at its core. Presented by Actors Circle at the Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. Opens Thursday and continues through July 27: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. $10; $8 seniors; $4 students. 342-9707.
Les Miserables, the sung-through Broadway musical based on the historical novel by Victor Hugo. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. July 19 to Aug. 4: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Dinner served 90 minutes before curtain. $16; $34 with dinner. Reservations: 283-2195.
Performing Arts Institute Dance Company, with performances of classical ballet, modern dance and jazz pieces. Buckingham Performing Arts Center, 201 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 3 p.m. July 21. Free. 270-2186.
Cats, the popular Broadway musical based on a work by T.S. Eliot about the “nine lives” of a group of junkyard felines. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. July 26 to Aug. 11: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $20. Also: Family Night special performance 8 p.m. on Aug. 8. Reservations: 868-8212.
Les Miserables, the Broadway musical based on the French historical novel by Victor Hugo. Performed by students of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1. $20; $12 seniors and students. 270-2186.
Il Tabarro, Puccini’s one-act opera performed by New York City’s Bronx Opera. Skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop Lane. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2. $35, $10 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.
See the Music Dance Concert, with members of the New York City Ballet, choreographed by Justin Peck. Notre Dame High School, 60 Spangenburg Ave., East Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3. $30, $10 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.
Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical based on the zany film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. Aug. 9 to 25: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $12. 457-3589.
The Mousetrap, the murder mystery by Agatha Christie. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Sept. 13 to 21: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $20. Reservations: 868-8212.
Sweeney Todd, the Victorian musical thriller about “The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Oct. 18 to Nov. 2: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Reservations: 868-8212.
National Pastime, a screwball comedy about a radio station that invents a fictional winning baseball team to improve ratings. Little Theatre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Oct. 25 to Nov. 10. 823-1875.
It’s a Wonderful Life, the heartwarming holiday favorite about an angel who helps a businessman in despair. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Nov. 29 to Dec. 15: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Special Family Night performance 8 p.m. Dec. 12. $20. Reservations: 868-8212.
Auditions for the Limelight Players’ October production of “Evil Dead: The Musical.” First Welsh Presbyterian Church, 74 S. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday (final auditions and callbacks). 497-3529 or email@example.com.