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.