Actors Circle to present ‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ May 26-29, June 2-5 in Scranton


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‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ cast members, from left, first row, Brink Powell, Janet Loewe, Mike Lally, Norine Maier and Courtney McCreary. Second row, Jeff Ginsberg, David Hunisch, Rory Giovannucci, Art Walsh and Deborah Buck.


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Rehearsing for Actors Circle’s upcoming production of ‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ by Ira Levin, from left, Rory Giovannucci and Janet Loewe.


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Actors Circle will present ‘Doctor Cook’s Garden,’ written by Ira Levin and directed by Art Walsh, May 26 through 29 and June 2 through 5 at Providence Playhouse in Scranton. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. From left, Rory Giovannucci, David Hunisch and Janet Loewe.


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SCRANTON — Area theater group Actors Circle will present “Doctor Cook’s Garden,” written by Ira Levin and directed by Art Walsh, May 26-29 and June 2-5 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

A thriller from the writer of “Deathtrap,” “The Stepford Wives” and “The Boys From Brazil,” “Doctor Cook’s Garden” is about a young doctor who returns to his New England home town after a long absence. He visits with the town’s kindly old physician, Dr. Cook, a man he has admired since childhood. However, he soon finds out that the old doctor is keeping a mysterious secret.

Members of the cast include Rory Giovannucci, David Hunisch, Mike Lally, Janet Loewe, Norine Maier and Deborah Buck. Jeff Ginsberg is Producer, Brink Powell is Stage Manager, Courtney McCreary is Assistant Stage Manager and Cathy Rist Strauch is Publicist.

Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $8 for students. May 26 tickets are discounted at $8 for general admission and seniors and $6 for students. Reservations, which are held until 10 minutes to showtime, can be made by calling 570-342-9707.

‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ cast members, from left, first row, Brink Powell, Janet Loewe, Mike Lally, Norine Maier and Courtney McCreary. Second row, Jeff Ginsberg, David Hunisch, Rory Giovannucci, Art Walsh and Deborah Buck.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_ABJ-Actors-Circle-1.jpg‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ cast members, from left, first row, Brink Powell, Janet Loewe, Mike Lally, Norine Maier and Courtney McCreary. Second row, Jeff Ginsberg, David Hunisch, Rory Giovannucci, Art Walsh and Deborah Buck. Submitted photos

Rehearsing for Actors Circle’s upcoming production of ‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ by Ira Levin, from left, Rory Giovannucci and Janet Loewe.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_ABJ-Actors-Circle-2.jpgRehearsing for Actors Circle’s upcoming production of ‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ by Ira Levin, from left, Rory Giovannucci and Janet Loewe. Submitted photos

Actors Circle will present ‘Doctor Cook’s Garden,’ written by Ira Levin and directed by Art Walsh, May 26 through 29 and June 2 through 5 at Providence Playhouse in Scranton. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. From left, Rory Giovannucci, David Hunisch and Janet Loewe.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_ABJ-Actors-Circle-3.jpgActors Circle will present ‘Doctor Cook’s Garden,’ written by Ira Levin and directed by Art Walsh, May 26 through 29 and June 2 through 5 at Providence Playhouse in Scranton. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. From left, Rory Giovannucci, David Hunisch and Janet Loewe. Submitted photos

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