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Pulitzer-winning cancer drama ‘Wit’ comes to Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 12-22

Pulitzer-winning cancer drama ‘Wit’ comes to Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 12-22

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Wit” by Margaret Edson at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, July 12 through Sunday, July 22. Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., an esteemed scholar of the 17th century poetry, uses her command and love of language to dramatize her experiences […]

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Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby mystifies Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby mystifies Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

From a press release: Clarks Summit magician, mentalist, and comedian Denny Corby will make audiences believe the impossible in the first of his four-part series featuring industry legends, heart-stopping magic, mind reading, and illusions in the Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, July 7 at 7 p.m. with opening acts […]

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PATAsphere holds open casting call for new musical ‘Just a Penny’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre July 1-3

PATAsphere holds open casting call for new musical ‘Just a Penny’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre July 1-3

From a press release: PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas, and the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host an open casting call for “Just a Penny,” a full-length original musical by O.R. Barone. A synopsis of the show reads: “In the moments before the opening of their musical, flashbacks tell the story of […]

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Official live Blues Brothers Revue busts into Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 10

Official live Blues Brothers Revue busts into Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 10

From a press release: They’re on a mission from God. It was announced today that Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi, and musical director Paul Shaffer will present the official Blues Brothers Revue at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. This live concert combines the comedy and musical hits from the […]

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Spend an evening with baseball legend Pete Rose at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 15

Spend an evening with baseball legend Pete Rose at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 15

From a press release: Announced last month as part of the venue’s 2018-2019 season, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host “An Evening with Pete Rose” on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The multimedia event featuring the baseball legend who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Montreal Expos will […]

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Legendary magicians Penn & Teller will fool Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 14

Legendary magicians Penn & Teller will fool Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 14

From a press release: Two of the greatest magicians of all time, the mesmerizing and hilarious Penn & Teller, will take a break from their longtime residency at the Rio in Las Vegas to perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $55, $65, and $75, […]

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VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce has announced the honorees for the 2018 EPIC Awards (Extraordinary People Inspiring Community), which take place tonight at 5 p.m. at the Wyoming Seminary Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston, presented by Wells Fargo. The Innovator the Year Award, sponsored by Penn State Wilkes-Barre, […]

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Gaslight Theatre updates Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’ in Wilkes-Barre June 22-30

Gaslight Theatre updates Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’ in Wilkes-Barre June 22-30

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will present William Shakespeare’s classic comedy “The Taming of the Shrew” in a new light on Friday, June 22 through Saturday, June 30 at its theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. Directed by Brandi George and David Reynolds, “The Taming of the Shrew” tells the […]

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LGBT pop opera ‘Bare’ debuts in NEPA at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore June 8-10

LGBT pop opera ‘Bare’ debuts in NEPA at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore June 8-10

From a press release: Following their recent move from Taylor to a new location in Dunmore, Act Out Theatre Group will present the Northeastern Pennsylvania premiere of “Bare: A Pop Opera” on Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10. The musical follows a group of Catholic boarding school students as they struggle with issues of […]

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On 1st U.S. visit, Ballet Theatre of Odessa performs ‘Swan Lake’ at Hershey Theatre on Feb. 8

On 1st U.S. visit, Ballet Theatre of Odessa performs ‘Swan Lake’ at Hershey Theatre on Feb. 8

From a press release: The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa will present the classic ballet “Swan Lake” at the Hershey Theatre on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this show, which are $40-$60 (processing fees apply), go on sale this Friday, June 1 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the […]

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