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Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre ranks 104 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre ranks 104 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 year-end theater listing, and the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts ranks No. 104 worldwide, based on ticket sales for the 2017 calendar year. This marks the Kirby Center’s highest year-end ranking after finishing No. 109 in 2016 […]

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‘Dog Sees God’ reimagines Peanuts as real teenagers at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Jan. 12-14

‘Dog Sees God’ reimagines Peanuts as real teenagers at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Jan. 12-14

From a press release: What happens when members of the beloved Peanuts gang hit their teen years? Find out when the Act Out Theatre Group presents Bert V. Royal’s “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” in Taylor, which opened on Jan. 5 and runs through Sunday, Jan. 14. This is not your parent’s […]

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Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County has announced the upcoming NEPA Sings! competition. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary School’s Upper School campus in Kingston. 12 performers will […]

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Life is a ‘Cabaret’ when Tony-winning musical comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 17

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ when Tony-winning musical comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 17

From a press release: Based on the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (“Skyfall,” “American Beauty”) and Rob Marshall’s (the films “Into the Woods” and “Chicago”) “Cabaret” comes to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on […]

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with free, family-friendly entertainment at Ritz Theater in Scranton

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with free, family-friendly entertainment at Ritz Theater in Scranton

From a press release: With the annual First Night Scranton ending in 2016 after 16 years, Lackawanna County and the Creative and Performing Arts Academy of NEPA are stepping up to host a free, family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration at the Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton. Starting at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31 and […]

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ follows Yellow Brick Road to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

‘The Wizard of Oz’ follows Yellow Brick Road to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

From a press release: There is truly no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful “Wizard of Oz,” twists its way into the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on sale now […]

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‘Brain Candy’ tour with Adam Savage and Vsauce creator canceled, including Scranton Cultural Center stop

‘Brain Candy’ tour with Adam Savage and Vsauce creator canceled, including Scranton Cultural Center stop

From a press release: Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, the one-of-a-kind stage show “Brain Candy Live!” starring Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series “MythBusters,” and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube channel Vsauce, has canceled its 2018 North American tour, including its scheduled stop at the Weinberg Theater […]

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F.M. Kirby Fest raises funds for children’s programming in Wilkes-Barre on April 21

F.M. Kirby Fest raises funds for children’s programming in Wilkes-Barre on April 21

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre will be holding their second annual F.M. Kirby Fest: A Night of Pints, Pinot & Performing Arts on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. In 2017, more than 20 various wineries, breweries, and restaurants handed out samples […]

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Philadelphia’s Peek-A-Boo Revue brings holiday burlesque show to Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 16

Philadelphia’s Peek-A-Boo Revue brings holiday burlesque show to Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 16

From a press release: Philadelphia’s premier neo-burlesque troupe, the Peek-A-Boo Revue, will take over the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe with their feisty and festive Holiday Tease-A-Thon on Saturday, Dec. 16. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, can be purchased on the Opera […]

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‘Jabber,’ a powerful play about Muslim teen, comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

‘Jabber,’ a powerful play about Muslim teen, comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

From a press release: One of the top Canadian plays of 2013, “Jabber,” will be performed at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 at 7 p.m. as part of the Lobby for the Arts series. Tickets, which are $10, plus fees, are on sale now and available through the Kirby […]