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 Rich Howells

See John Oliver’s ‘irresponsibly large’ Scranton train set at Trolley Museum for free Sept. 22-24

See John Oliver’s ‘irresponsibly large’ Scranton train set at Trolley Museum for free Sept. 22-24

On HBO’s news satire program “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver tackles politics and important issues around the world through humorous but informative segments. He also pokes fun at local news stations on occassion, so it was inevitable that he would come across Scranton station WNEP-TV and its Talkback 16 segments, which often feature loud […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Comedy Club opens at Ramada Inn in Clarks Summit on Oct. 7

Scranton Comedy Club opens at Ramada Inn in Clarks Summit on Oct. 7

From a press release: Scranton stand-up comedian Kevin Lepka, owner of Laugh Out Lepkas Comedy, is set to open the Scranton Comedy Club in the Ramada Inn in Clarks Summit. Shows will be every Saturday night at 8 p.m. starting on Oct. 7. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for those who would like to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Jeff Dunham gets ‘Passively Aggressive’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 30

Comedian Jeff Dunham gets ‘Passively Aggressive’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 30

From a press release: Record-breaking global comedy superstar Jeff Dunham is bringing his cast of characters on the road this fall through the spring of 2018. America’s favorite ventriloquist will tour North America on his 60-city Passively Aggressive Tour, which stops at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Dec. 30 […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest comes to V-Spot in Scranton Sept. 19-Dec. 5

NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest comes to V-Spot in Scranton Sept. 19-Dec. 5

After two years and four seasons of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent culminated last October, the 12-week open mic and talent contest is getting a new name, new location, and some fun new features when it comes to The V-Spot in Scranton for the first time on Tuesday, Sept. 19 due to popular demand. Hosted by […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Following Netflix special, comedian Jim Norton comes to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 1

Following Netflix special, comedian Jim Norton comes to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 1

From a press release: Stand-up comedian and radio host Jim Norton will bring his Kneeling Room Only Tour to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $32.50, go on sale this Friday, Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at sandseventcenter.com, the Event Center box […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Margaret Cho reschedules Sands Bethlehem Event Center show for Nov. 17

Comedian Margaret Cho reschedules Sands Bethlehem Event Center show for Nov. 17

From a press release: Originally scheduled for Friday, Sept. 29, award-winning stand-up comedian, actress, singer/songwriter, and author Margaret Cho will now perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. due to a scheduling conflict. Tickets, which are $25, $35, and $39.50, are on sale now and can be purchased […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Festival returns for 3rd year Sept. 27-Oct. 1, full schedule released

Scranton Fringe Festival returns for 3rd year Sept. 27-Oct. 1, full schedule released

From a press release: The full schedule of the third annual Scranton Fringe Festival was released today as artists prepare to fill downtown Scranton with a five-day performing arts blitz on Wednesday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 1. Founded in 2015, the Scranton Fringe Festival is dedicated to creating a bold and engaging platform for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah performs stand-up at Hershey Theatre on Sept. 15

‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah performs stand-up at Hershey Theatre on Sept. 15

From a press release: It has been announced that stand-up comedian, author, and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah will be performing at the Hershey Theatre on Friday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this show, which are $49.50, $59.50, $75, and $95 (processing fees apply), go on sale this Friday, July 28 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Margaret Cho is ‘Fresh Off the Bloat’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 29

Comedian Margaret Cho is ‘Fresh Off the Bloat’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 29

From a press release: It was announced today that award-winning stand-up comedian, actress, singer/songwriter, and author Margaret Cho is taking her Fresh Off the Bloat Tour to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, $35, and $39.50, go on sale this Friday, July 21 at 10 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Kevin James returns to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 21

Comedian Kevin James returns to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 21

From a press release: Back on television with his new sitcom “Kevin Can Wait,” comedian and actor Kevin James will return to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with a new stand-up set on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $59.50, and $85, go on sale this Friday, June 23 at 10 […]

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