Actors Circle Sets New Season

Members of the cast of the current production of “Deathtrap” being presented by Actors Circle at Providence Playhouse include, in the foreground from left: Jennifer Frey Abdalla, Scott Rave, Kelly Ann Walsh, Joe Palumbo and Eric Lutz. In the back is Casey Thomas, director.

Actors Circle board of directors has announced their upcoming 40th Season.

Members of the board include: founder Lou Bisignani, president Mark Fryer, vice president Linda C. Griffiths, secretary Cathy Rist Strauch, treasurer Harry Adelman, Dr. Robert Spalletta, Dr. John McInerney, JP McGowan, Jeannine McGowan, Jeff Ginsberg, Bernie Ott, David A. Smith, Kate Martin, and Marnie Azzarelli. 

The season includes several comedies and a classic drama. In order, the six plays include:Deathtrap, by Ira Levin; 4 Weddings and an Elvis, by Nancy Frick; My Three Angels by Samuel and Bella Spewack, The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney; Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling; and His Girl, Friday, written by Bob Spalletta as an adaptation of the original movie, written by Charles Lederer and Ben Hecht.

The first show, the comedic thriller Deathtrap, is being presented Oct. 7, 8, 9,and 10, with Casey Thomas as director. Cathy Rist Strauch and Jeff Ginsberg are producers. Art Walsh is set designer/builder with Casey Thomas. Cast members are: Joe Palumbo, Kelly Ann Walsh, Eric Lutz, Jennifer Frey Abdalla, and Scott Rave.

All shows are presented at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton, Thursday – Saturday at 8 p.m.;, Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are: $12 general, $10 senior, $8 student, and first Thursday show prices at $8 general and senior, $6 student. For reservations, call 570-342-9707, or email to

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