Theater

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Gaslight Theatre presents Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Sunset Limited’ in Wilkes-Barre March 16-25

Gaslight Theatre presents Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Sunset Limited’ in Wilkes-Barre March 16-25

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will present Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy’s play “The Sunset Limited,” directed by Dane Bower, on Friday, March 16 and Sunday, March 25 at its theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. “The Sunset Limited” is as unique and compelling a theatrical piece as you will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

12 local singers compete in NEPA Sings! fundraising competition in Kingston on April 12

12 local singers compete in NEPA Sings! fundraising competition in Kingston on April 12

From a press release: After holding auditions last month, Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County will host its NEPA Sings! competition on Thursday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. 12 local performers were selected to compete in the finals, which will take place at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on […]

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Marywood presents musical ‘Sunday in the Park with George’ in Scranton March 2-3

Marywood presents musical ‘Sunday in the Park with George’ in Scranton March 2-3

From a press release: Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will present its spring production of the award-winning musical “Sunday in the Park with George” on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts on the university’s campus in Scranton. Opening on Broadway in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Be a guest of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Feb. 23-March 4

Be a guest of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Feb. 23-March 4

From a press release: Local audiences will be able to rediscover a “tale as old as time” when Act Out Theatre Group presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” in Taylor on weekends starting this Friday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, March 4. Director Dan Pittman, who became the artistic director of Act Out in August, is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Interactive Disney Junior Dance Party adds 2nd show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 27

Interactive Disney Junior Dance Party adds 2nd show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 27

From a press release: Due to popular demand, the high-energy “Disney Junior Dance Party on Tour” has added a second show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 27 at 3 p.m. The first show announced last year is at 6 p.m. on April 27. Tickets for the 3 p.m. show, which […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Discover millennial ‘#vanlife’ with New Vintage Ensemble at Cooperage in Honesdale March 2-3

Discover millennial ‘#vanlife’ with New Vintage Ensemble at Cooperage in Honesdale March 2-3

From a press release: In a world where the perfectly tailored photo gallery now defines your success, beauty, mature palate, and ultimate happiness, what if your life is anything but a pretty picture? You move into a van. You become unhinged. You document everything. The Scranton theatre group New Vintage Ensemble will present an original […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

From a press release: Following the third annual Scranton Fringe Festival, its largest event yet that spanned five days in September of 2017, a new encore performance weekend will be held at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Thursday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 25. Three popular and unique theatrical Fringe works presented over […]

 Rich Howells

Despite Commissioner Cummings’ disapproval, Scranton Fringe Festival receives county arts grant

Despite Commissioner Cummings’ disapproval, Scranton Fringe Festival receives county arts grant

Despite one Lackawanna County Commissioner’s vocal disapproval, the Scranton Fringe Festival accepted a $2,400 grant during the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department’s annual awards ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center last night, surrounded by supporters while its biggest critic was absent from the event. Republican Minority Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings sparked a debate with […]

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Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre presents classic drama ‘Death of a Salesman’ Feb. 9-25

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre presents classic drama ‘Death of a Salesman’ Feb. 9-25

From a press release: The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will kick off the year with the Arthur Miller classic “Death of a Salesman.” The show runs on Friday, Feb. 9 through Sunday, Feb. 25, with a special talkback on Sunday, Feb. 18. The play is directed by Richard Kramer. This is the second time Kramer […]

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Watch improvised ‘Greatest Pirate Story Never Told’ for free at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

Watch improvised ‘Greatest Pirate Story Never Told’ for free at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

From a press release: In conjunction with the Fine Arts Fiesta, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will present a free, fun-filled comedy show for all ages, “The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told” on Saturday, May 19 at 2 p.m. This is a free community event. Tickets can be picked up at the Kirby Center […]