Theater

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 157 in Top 200 worldwide arenas based on 2017 ticket sales

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 157 in Top 200 worldwide arenas based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: The SMG-managed Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township was ranked No. 157 in the Top 200 arenas in the world in event ticket sales, according to Pollstar’s “2017 Mid-Year Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 200 Arena Venues” report in a recent issue of Pollstar magazine, one of the leading […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gaslight Theatre exits to ‘Back Porch’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre July 20-30

Gaslight Theatre exits to ‘Back Porch’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre July 20-30

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will launch its 15th season with the original play “Playroom: Back Porch” on July 20, which will run for two weekends in Wilkes-Barre. Gaslight Theatre Co. presents its sixth installment of the original one-act “Playroom” series on July 20, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m.; July 23 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre climbs to 99 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre climbs to 99 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: Pollstar, the concert tour industry’s primary trade publication, has released its 2017 mid-year reports, and the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre once again ranks No. 99 worldwide, based on ticket sales for the first half of the calendar year. The mid-year report also reflects the Kirby […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ musical swings into Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola July 21-30

‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ musical swings into Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola July 21-30

From a press release: Theatre at the Grove will continue its performances of the musical “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at the historic venue in Nuangola on Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 30. From the Oscar-winning creative team of Stephen Schwartz and Alan Menken comes a lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story […]

 Rich Howells

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 22

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 22

Local fans of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” won’t have to wait until October to see the cult film on the big screen again – the Sweet Translucent Dreams shadow cast, who regularly perform in Bethlehem and Emmaus, will bring their live show to the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, July 22. […]

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Actors Circle presents original WWII drama ‘Paris/Stalingrad’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 20-23

Actors Circle presents original WWII drama ‘Paris/Stalingrad’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 20-23

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the historical drama “Paris/Stalingrad” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23. Written and directed by Lou Bisignani, the original play takes place during World War II. In 1940, Paris is under siege and suffering Nazi occupation. At […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre announces 2017-18 season, starting with ‘Playroom: Back Porch’

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre announces 2017-18 season, starting with ‘Playroom: Back Porch’

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will open its 15th season with the original play “Playroom: Back Porch” on Thursday, July 20 at the East End Center in Wilkes-Barre. The season also includes performances of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “The Sunset Limited,” and “The Taming of the Shrew.” The Gaslight Theatre Company, traditionally […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Musical comedy ‘Nunsense II: The Second Coming’ benefits Little Sisters of the Poor in Scranton Aug. 5-6

Musical comedy ‘Nunsense II: The Second Coming’ benefits Little Sisters of the Poor in Scranton Aug. 5-6

From a press release: The elderly residents of Holy Family Residence will benefit again this year from a professional musical production. Last year’s production of “Nunsense” was such a huge success for Holy Family Residence that the Little Sisters of the Poor are bringing the sequel, “Nunsense II: The Second Coming,” to their home in […]

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Act Out Theatre hosts play and vendor fair in Taylor to raise money for Blue Chip Farm on June 23-25

Act Out Theatre hosts play and vendor fair in Taylor to raise money for Blue Chip Farm on June 23-25

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will host a vendor/craft fair and showcase the play “Because They Have No Words” in Taylor in an effort to raise money for Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge in Dallas. The play, which details the true story of one man’s journey to post-Katrina Louisiana to rescue and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Actors Circle sings Broadway tunes of ‘Then & Now’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton June 30-July 2

Actors Circle sings Broadway tunes of ‘Then & Now’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton June 30-July 2

From a press release: After closing its 35th season earlier this month, community theatre group Actors Circle will perform a musical review called “Sound and Song: Then & Now” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 2. Directed by Rebekah Conrad, “Sound and Song: Then & Now” will feature […]