Actors Circle presents ‘To Catch a Cheat’ by Art Walsh

Eric Lutz, as Private investigator Philip Dietz, in Actors Circle’s upcoming production ‘To Catch a Cheat.’


FACTORYVILLE — Adultery and revenge are themes in the Actors Circle’s upcoming production of “To Catch a Cheat,” written and directed by the troupe’s own Art Walsh.

Slated for June 25 through 28 and July 2 through 5 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton, Sunday performances begin at 2 p.m. with performances all other days set for 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for senior citizens and $8 for students. Tickets for Thursday, June 25 are discounted at $10 general, $8 senior citizens and $6 students.

Reservations, which will be held until 10 minutes before showtime, may be made by calling 570-342-9707.

“To Catch a Cheat” is an adult comedy in which Philip Dietz , a private investigator, runs a special service in which, for a hefty fee, he seduces would-be adulteresses for his clients to enable them to secure a better deal in their divorce settlement. All goes well for Philip until a few scorned women plot for their revenge.

The cast includes Eric Lutz, Deborah Buck, Jeff Ginsberg, Linda C. Griffiths, Brink Powell, Courtney McCready and Andrew Warnock.

An Archbald resident, Walsh has been directing plays at Providence Playhouse in Scranton for nearly 20 years. Most recently, he directed “The Prisoner of Second Ave.” Among his other credits are “Barefoot in the Park,” “Dial ‘M’ for Murder,” “Wait Until Dark,” “Seniors of the Sahara” and “A little Murder on the Side.” He also wrote the script for “A Tale of Two Cities,” which he co-directed with Lou Bisignani. He acted in many plays with Actors Circle and other local theaters.

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