Actors Circle Presents “The Haunting of Hill House”

Actors Circle will present its first show of its 38th season, the thriller, The Haunting of Hill House, by F. Andrew Leslie, at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. Show dates are Sept.  5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14 and 15. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. 

Tickets are $12 general admission; $10 senior citizens, and $8 students.  Reduced prices on Thursday, Sept. 5, are $8 for general and seniors, $6 for students.  

For reservations, call 570-342-9707, or email to tickets@actorscircle.com.  For more information visit the Actors Circle website, or Facebook.

A chilling and mystifying study in mounting terror in which a small group of “psychically receptive” people are brought together in Hill House, a brooding, mid-Victorian mansion known as a place of evil and “contained ill will.” 

Led by the learned Dr. Montague, who is conducting research in supernatural phenomena, the visitors have come to probe the secrets of the old house and to draw forth the mysterious powers that it is alleged to possess—powers which have brought madness and death to those who have lived therein in the past. Montague is played by Chris Eibach of Dunmore.

Margo L. Azzarelli is director. Other cast members are Marnie Azzarelli, Kaylah Hodgins, April Holgate, Peter Miles, Susan Parrick and Rafe Rickard.

Katie Von Bergen is stage manager, Justin O’Hearn is assistant stage manager and creating live sound effects back stage for the show.  Assisting with the special sound effects is Bernard Ott.  

Bob Balitski is designing the lighting and Dominick Azzarelli is set builder. Jeff Ginsberg is producer. Cathy Rist Strauch is publicist.

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