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Actors Circle at Providence Playhouse

(1256 Providence Rd, Scranton, reservations: 570.342.9707, www.actorscircle.org)

• “Company: The Musical:” Aug. 7-9, 8 p.m. $15/GA, $12/seniors, students, children. Contact Rachel at 330.9342 to purchase tickets.

Backstage Studios

(161 N. Laurel St., Hazleton, 570.455.5533, www.backstagestudios.org)

• “Crazy for You:” July 25-27, 31, Aug. 1-2. Features intermissions with food/drink. Call for tickets.

Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble

(Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg, 570.784.8181, 800.282.0283, www.bte.org)

• “A Midsummer Night’s Dream:” through July 28, Mon., Wed.-Sat., 7 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m. $14/adults, $8/children. Tickets at box office, reservations suggested.

• Noh Training Project Recital: July 25, 7 p.m. Free.

• JALSA: An Evening of Indian/Bengali Classical Music: Aug. 9. Tickets $13 through box office.

Electric Theatre Company

(326 Spruce St., 2nd Floor, Scranton, 570.558.1515)

• Auditions for the 2008-2010 Class of Griffin Conservatory: through Aug. 22. Call to sign up.

The Lakeside Players

(Lakeville Community Hall, Route 590, Lakeville, across from Caesars Cove Haven, 570.226.6207, www.lakesideplayers.net)

• Free Theatre Camp: through Aug. 1, 7-8:30 p.m. Performance Aug. 2, 7 p.m. Ages 9-12. Play is “The Mysterious Case of the Missing Ring.” For details/enrollment call Veronica, 857.2226.

• Auditions for “Cliffhanger:” Aug. 2, 2-4 p.m., at the Actors’ Attic (114 9th St., Honesdale). Seeking one young man and one woman. For more info, call Roxan, 226.8184.

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre

(537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: 570.823.1875, www.ltwb.org)

Call or visit Web site to receive info on becoming a season member or for volunteer opportunities, membership meetings, auditions and show sponsorships.

• “Evita:” Sept. 13, 19-20, 8 p.m., Sept. 14, 21 at 3 p.m. Call for reservations.

Music Box Players

(196 Hughes St., Swoyersville: 570.283.2195 or 800.698.PLAY or www.musicbox.org)

• “The Music Man:” July 24, 27-31, Aug. 1-3. Thurs.-Sat.: Bar opens 6 p.m., buffet 6:30, curtain 8 p.m.; Sun., bar opens 1 p.m., buffet 1:30, curtain 3 p.m. Tickets on sale for dinner/show and show only. Call for info/reservations.

• Auditions for Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd:” July 28-29, 7:30 p.m. All interested must prepare song of choice. Those interested in speaking roles will read script. Open for ages 16+. Call for info.

Pennsylvania Theater for Performing Arts

( JJ Ferrara Center, 212 W. Broad St., Hazleton , 570.454.5451, ptpashows.org)

• “Thoroughly Modern Mille:” Aug. 8-9, 15-16, 7 p.m. $15 adults, $10 children 12+, $7 under 12.

The Phoenix Performing Arts Center

(411 Main St., Duryea, 570.457.3589, 991.1817, www.phoenixpac.vpweb.com )

• Paula Vogel’s “How I Learned to Drive:” Aug. 8-10, 15-16, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. A gripping story of a young girl who learns the rules of life, and the road, from her uncle. $12. Call for reservations. Note: contains adult situations and some language.

Pocono Playhouse

(Playhouse Lane in Mountainhome, Box Office at 570.595.7456, www.poconoplayhouse.com)

Group discounts available for parties of 20 or more. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling Box Office.

• “Oliver:” July 31-Aug. 3, Thurs., 2 & 8 p.m.; Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 4 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. Tickets $23-$2, call or visit Web site for reservations.

• “Seussical, Jr.:” Aug. 1-2, Fri. 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m. Tickets $8-$9

Psychic Theatre Productions

(1433 N. Main Ave., Scranton, 570.383.9297)

• Psychic Theater Productions at the Houdini Museum Theater presents “Haunted! Mind Mysteries & the Beyond,” evening shows, 7:30 p.m. by reservation only, Thurs.-Sun. A fun and exciting psychic presentation of mind-reading, telekinesis, clairvoyance, telepathy, that ends with the recreation of a dark Victorian sťance. $35. Reservations required, call for tickets. Not recommended for the very young, weak of heart, those that are afraid of the dark, or easily frightened. Seating limited.

The Wyoming County Players

(570.836.6986, www.wyomingcountyplayers.com)

• “More Than Meets the Eye:” Aug, 8-9, 9 p.m., at the Whipple Performing Arts Studio (Rt. 29S, Tunkhannock) presented by Theater Under the Stars. Tickets $6, refreshments available. Bring lawn chairs/blankets.

• “Is There A Comic in the House:” Summer Dessert Theatre. Aug. 16-17. Studio One Theater (Whipple Dance Studio, Rt. 29, Tunkhannock). Ticket price TBA.

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