The Scranton Public Theater Presents “The Last Thoughts of Gino Merli” The Scranton Public Theater will perform “The Last Thoughts of Gino Merli” written by Tom Flannery on Thursday, November 10 at 7 p.m. in the Peoples Security Bank Theater. Bob Shlesinger, executive director, Scranton Public Theater, will perform the role of Gino Merli. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be obtained from Jim Sagona at 570-815-7568. The play is presented by the Scranton chapter of UNICO National and Lackawanna College. The play will be preceded by the Gene Dempsey orchestra. Gene Passarella, World War II Veteran, contemporary of Merli and Normandy Beach survivor with two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star, will lead the orchestra.