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 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Jim Gaffigan swings Noble Ape Tour into Giant Center in Hershey on July 14

Comedian Jim Gaffigan swings Noble Ape Tour into Giant Center in Hershey on July 14

From a press release: Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, New York Times bestselling author, top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling father of five Jim Gaffigan will perform his hilariously clean stand-up at the Giant Center in Hershey on Friday, July 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $42.35, $52.35, $62.35, and $77.85, plus fees, go on sale this […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ stars Colin and Brad improvise laughs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 11

‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ stars Colin and Brad improvise laughs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 11

From a press release: Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood will take to the stage with their uproarious live improv show, The Scared Scriptless Tour, coming to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘SNL’ comedian and ‘Half Baked’ actor Jim Breuer returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 29

‘SNL’ comedian and ‘Half Baked’ actor Jim Breuer returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 29

From a press release: With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time,” Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy and Mr. Lahey leave ‘No Pants Unpissed’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 10

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy and Mr. Lahey leave ‘No Pants Unpissed’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 10

From a press release: Randy and Mr. Lahey, stars of the smash-hit TV series “Trailer Park Boys,” are bringing their cheeseburger-loving, liquor-swilling sweet talk to the stage of the F.M. Kirby Center on Monday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. That’s right, Sunnyvale residents! Everyone’s favorite out-of-control ex-cop turned trailer park supervisor and his shirtless sidekick […]

 Rich Howells

Jenna Fischer’s Pam from ‘The Office’ is finally unbanned from fictional Scranton Chili’s

Jenna Fischer’s Pam from ‘The Office’ is finally unbanned from fictional Scranton Chili’s

It appears that Pam Beesly can once again “feel God in this Chili’s tonight.” Actress Jenna Fischer, who played the Dunder Mifflin receptionist and later administrator in almost every episode of the hit NBC sitcom “The Office,” jokingly tweeted a photo of herself on Monday standing in front of a Chili’s Grill & Bar, asking, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian and actor Shawn Wayans performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 18

Comedian and actor Shawn Wayans performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 18

From a press release: Comedian, actor, producer, and writer Shawn Wayans will be performing stand-up comedy in Gypsies Lounge at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $45 and $55, plus fees, can be purchased via ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Mount […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian and TV host Arsenio Hall performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 4

Comedian and TV host Arsenio Hall performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 4

From a press release: Comedian, actor, announcer, producer, and TV host Arsenio Hall will be performing stand-up comedy in Gypsies Lounge at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $45 and $55, plus fees, can be purchased via ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets or at […]

 Rich Howells

10 silly minutes with Monty Python’s John Cleese on death, Trump, and pronouncing Wilkes-Barre

10 silly minutes with Monty Python’s John Cleese on death, Trump, and pronouncing Wilkes-Barre

Legendary comedian comes to F.M. Kirby Center on Saturday, Jan. 28

It will come as no surprise to those who are familiar with John Cleese and his distinct brand of wit and lunacy when I tell you that an interview with him isn’t exactly an interview – it’s more like an increasingly funny Monty Python sketch that you’ve suddenly become a part of. I don’t typically […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEOS: Election Fallout Comedy Night – NEPA Scene Live at Thirst T’s in Olyphant, 11/29/16

VIDEOS: Election Fallout Comedy Night – NEPA Scene Live at Thirst T’s in Olyphant, 11/29/16

The 2016 presidential election divided the United States down the middle, and now that it’s over, opposing political sides and even friends and family are still at each other’s throats arguing about the results and what’s to come over the next four years. We felt like we needed to break the tension and just have […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Ladies Night – NEPA Scene Live at Thirst T’s in Olyphant, 12/13/16

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Ladies Night – NEPA Scene Live at Thirst T’s in Olyphant, 12/13/16

After several weeks of featuring male performers in the NEPA Scene Live series at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, it was time to put the spotlight on the ladies of the local arts scene. Ladies Night on Tuesday, Dec. 13 presented a variety of different talents from strong, young female voices throughout Northeastern […]

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