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All’s fair in love and murder as Scranton Public Theatre presents the 1980s farce ‘Murder at the Howard Johnson’s’ starring Bob Shlesinger, Valerie Palencar and Tony Santaniello. Catch the show tonight and tomorrow at the Olde Brick Theatre in North Scranton.

THIS WEEK: AUG. 28 to SEPT. 3, 2009

Murder at the Howard Johnson’s. All’s fair in love and murder in this 1980s farce about a wife and her dentist suitor attempting to kill her husband. Presented by Scranton Public Theatre at the Olde Brick Theatre, Rear 128 West Market St., North Scranton. Tonight and Saturday at 8:15 p.m. $12.50, $10 seniors and students. 344-3656.

Camelot, the Broadway musical about King Arthur’s Round Table, brought down by treachery and the romance of Lancelot and Guinevere. Pocono Playhouse, off Route 390, Mountainhome. Toight at 8; Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. $25. 595-7458.

The Sound of Broadway, a musical revue by 20 “Broadway Baby” veterans who appeared on the Bistro stage as children and young adults. Corner Bistro Dinner Theater, 76-78 S. Main St., Carbondale. Tonight and Saturday at 6:30 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m. $22 includes the Bistro Buffet. Reservations: 282-7499.

Nunsense A-Men! The nuns are played by men in this take-off of “Nunsense” in which the Little Sisters of Hoboken stage a hilarious talent show. Pocono Playhouse, off Route 390, Mountainhome. Wednesday and Thursday at 2 p.m. Continues Sept. 4 at 8 p.m.; Sept. 5 at 4 and 8 p.m.; Sept. 6 at 2 p.m. $25. 595-7458.

FUTURE

Same Time, Next Year, Bernard Slade’s touching comedy about a couple who re-create their affair once a year every year for decades and develop a sincere interest in each other’s families. The Grove Theatre, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Sept. 4 to 13 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. $18. 208-7679.

The Dining Room, A.R. Gurney’s classic American play about the classic American room and the people who love it, hate it or use it for something other than dining. The Electric Theatre, 326 Spruce St., Scranton. With previews Sept. 9-10 at 7 p.m. Continues Sept. 11 to 20 with performances Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. $20, $15 seniors, $7 students. Discounts on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 558-1515 or electrictheatre.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Auditions for one African-American male, age 30 to 60 for a fall production of “Driving Miss Daisy.” Theater experience preferred. Actor will be paid. 824-3226 or 817-6987.

Auditions for the Music Box Playhouse’s October production of “The Rocky Horror Show.” Age 18 and over. 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Sept. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. 283-2195.

Theater Bus Trip, to a performance of the musical-comedy revue “A Playhouse Christmas.” Sponsored by the United Methodist Women’s Group. Leaves from the Pittston Plaza Nov. 28 at 8:45 a.m. $87 includes transportation, show and dinner. Reservations: 654-2310.

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