Actors Circle continues 36th season with Sherlock Holmes story

Actors Circle will present ‘Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe,’ a Victorian melodrama by Dennis Rosa, Jan. 25-28 and Feb. 1-4 at Providence Playhouse in Scranton. Cast members are, from left, George Conrad, Kelly Kapacs, Lorrie Loughney, Scott Rave and Tony Ranieli take their places at a recent rehearsal. - Submitted photos
Kelly Kapcs, left Scott Rave and George Conrad are shown at a recent Actors Circle rehearsal. - Submitted photos
Shown during rehearsal for Actors Circle’s upcoming play are, from left, Scott Rave, Kelly Kapacs, George Conrad and Lorrie Loughney. - Submitted photos
Scott Rave will perform as Sherlock in Actors Circle’s upcoming ‘Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe,’ a Victorian melodrama by Dennis Rosa. - - Submitted photos

SCRANTON — Actors Circle will continue its 36th season in 2018 with “Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe,” a Victorian melodrama by Dennis Rosa, from Jan. 25 through 28 and Feb. 1 through 4.

Based on the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and directed by Lou Bisignani, the show will be presented at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $8 for students, with admission to the Thursday, Jan. 25 opening discounted at $8 for general and seniors and $6 for students.

For reservations, call 570-342-9707 or email tickets@actorscircle.com.

Sherlock fans everywhere will be familiar with this classic tale of stolen treasure and murder, in which Sherlock and Watson are pitted for the first time against the diabolic Professor Moriarty. At stake are the safety and fortune of the lovely Mary Morstan, whose late father has intended her to share in the riches of the long-lost Agra Treasure.

Cast members include Scott Rave as Sherlock Holmes. George Conrad as Dr. John Watson, Kelly Kapacs as Mary Morstan, Lorrie Loughney as Mrs. Hudson, William Zeranski as Thaddaus Sholto, David Hunisch as Inspector Lestrade, Tony Ranieli as Jonathan Small, Jeff Ginsberg as Officer McNabb, John Hanover as Moriarty, William M. F. Zeranski as Sholto’s servant and Michael Kapacs and Geanne Kirchner as The Baker Street Irregulars.

Actors Circle will present ‘Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe,’ a Victorian melodrama by Dennis Rosa, Jan. 25-28 and Feb. 1-4 at Providence Playhouse in Scranton. Cast members are, from left, George Conrad, Kelly Kapacs, Lorrie Loughney, Scott Rave and Tony Ranieli take their places at a recent rehearsal.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sherlock-1.jpgActors Circle will present ‘Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe,’ a Victorian melodrama by Dennis Rosa, Jan. 25-28 and Feb. 1-4 at Providence Playhouse in Scranton. Cast members are, from left, George Conrad, Kelly Kapacs, Lorrie Loughney, Scott Rave and Tony Ranieli take their places at a recent rehearsal. Submitted photos

Kelly Kapcs, left Scott Rave and George Conrad are shown at a recent Actors Circle rehearsal.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sherlock-2.jpgKelly Kapcs, left Scott Rave and George Conrad are shown at a recent Actors Circle rehearsal. Submitted photos

Shown during rehearsal for Actors Circle’s upcoming play are, from left, Scott Rave, Kelly Kapacs, George Conrad and Lorrie Loughney.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sherlock-3.jpgShown during rehearsal for Actors Circle’s upcoming play are, from left, Scott Rave, Kelly Kapacs, George Conrad and Lorrie Loughney. Submitted photos

Scott Rave will perform as Sherlock in Actors Circle’s upcoming ‘Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe,’ a Victorian melodrama by Dennis Rosa.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sherlock-4.jpgScott Rave will perform as Sherlock in Actors Circle’s upcoming ‘Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe,’ a Victorian melodrama by Dennis Rosa. Submitted photos

IF YOU GO

What: Actors Circle presents “Sherlock Holmes and The Curse of the Sign of Four or The Mark of the Timber Toe,” a Victorian melodrama by Dennis Rosa

Where: Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton

When: Jan. 25 through 28 and Feb. 1 through 4; Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances at 2 p.m.

Cost: $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $8 for students; Jan. 25 opening is discounted at $8 for general and seniors and $6 for students.

Reservations: 570-342-9707 or tickets@actorscircle.com