Actors Circle to present ‘The Children’s Hour’ by Lillian Helman


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Actors Circle will present ‘The Children’s Hour’ by Lillian Helman, directed by Patricia Purcell, Feb. 11 through 14 and 18 through 21 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. Cast and staff members, from left, first row, Rebekah Conrad, Megan Malone, Madison Kingsborough and Gia Festa. Second row, Patricia Purcell, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, Katherine Priestash and Kate Von Bergen. Third row, David Spitzer, Liz Naro, Carol Davis, Tamara Evans, Katherine Wozniak, Samantha Harris, Jeff Ginsberg and Jennifer Kilonsky.


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Rehearsing a scene in which Mary Tilford is questioned, from left, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, David Spitzer and Katherine Priestash.


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Rehearsing their roles as students in Actors Circle’s production of ‘The Children’s Hour’ by Lillian Helman, from left, first row, Madison Kingsborough, Tamara Evans, Megan Malone, Samantha Harris and Gia Festa. Second row, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, Katherine Wozniak and Katherine Priestash.


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SCRANTON — Actors Circle will present “The Children’s Hour” by Lillian Helman, directed by Patricia Purcell, from Feb. 11 through 14 and Feb. 18 through 21 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

“The Children’s Hour” is a serious play about two women, Karen Wright and Martha Dobie, who run a school for girls in 1939. One pupil, Mary Tilford, is mischievous, disobedient, and untruthful, and often leads the other girls into trouble. This drama unfolds when Mary starts a vicious rumor about the two headmistresses.

Members of the cast, which includes several Abington area residents, are Rebekah Conrad, Carol Davis, Tamara Evans, Gia Festa, Samantha Harrison, Madison Kingsborough, Megan Malone, Ashley Michaels, Liz Naro, Katherine Priestash, Lucy Rothfuss David Spitzer, Kate Von Bergen, Katherine Wozniak. Davis is also stage manager.

Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $8 for students. Feb. 11, tickets are discounted at $8 for general admission and seniors and $6 for students. For reservations, which will be held until 10 minutes to showtime, call 570-342-9707. For additional information, visit actorscircle.org.

Actors Circle will present ‘The Children’s Hour’ by Lillian Helman, directed by Patricia Purcell, Feb. 11 through 14 and 18 through 21 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. Cast and staff members, from left, first row, Rebekah Conrad, Megan Malone, Madison Kingsborough and Gia Festa. Second row, Patricia Purcell, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, Katherine Priestash and Kate Von Bergen. Third row, David Spitzer, Liz Naro, Carol Davis, Tamara Evans, Katherine Wozniak, Samantha Harris, Jeff Ginsberg and Jennifer Kilonsky.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-Childrens-Hour-1.jpgActors Circle will present ‘The Children’s Hour’ by Lillian Helman, directed by Patricia Purcell, Feb. 11 through 14 and 18 through 21 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. Cast and staff members, from left, first row, Rebekah Conrad, Megan Malone, Madison Kingsborough and Gia Festa. Second row, Patricia Purcell, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, Katherine Priestash and Kate Von Bergen. Third row, David Spitzer, Liz Naro, Carol Davis, Tamara Evans, Katherine Wozniak, Samantha Harris, Jeff Ginsberg and Jennifer Kilonsky. Submitted photos

Rehearsing a scene in which Mary Tilford is questioned, from left, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, David Spitzer and Katherine Priestash.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-Childrens-Hour-2.jpgRehearsing a scene in which Mary Tilford is questioned, from left, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, David Spitzer and Katherine Priestash. Submitted photos

Rehearsing their roles as students in Actors Circle’s production of ‘The Children’s Hour’ by Lillian Helman, from left, first row, Madison Kingsborough, Tamara Evans, Megan Malone, Samantha Harris and Gia Festa. Second row, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, Katherine Wozniak and Katherine Priestash.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-Childrens-Hour-3.jpgRehearsing their roles as students in Actors Circle’s production of ‘The Children’s Hour’ by Lillian Helman, from left, first row, Madison Kingsborough, Tamara Evans, Megan Malone, Samantha Harris and Gia Festa. Second row, Ashley A. Michaels, Lucy Rothfuss, Katherine Wozniak and Katherine Priestash. Submitted photos

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