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 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia Players perform magical musical ‘Pippin’ in Dallas Nov. 16-19

Misericordia Players perform magical musical ‘Pippin’ in Dallas Nov. 16-19

From a press release: The Misericordia Players will present the Stephen Schwartz musical “Pippin” on Thursday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 19 in the Lemmond Theater of Walsh Hall at Misericordia University in Dallas. Based on a book by Roger O. Hirson with choreography by Bob Fosse, “Pippin” is the story of a young prince […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Rocky Horror Show’ returns for Halloween at Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Oct. 27-Oct. 31

‘Rocky Horror Show’ returns for Halloween at Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Oct. 27-Oct. 31

From a press release: It’s that time of year again – it’s time to do “The Time Warp.” The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will bring back Frank, Brad, Janet, Riff Raff, Magenta, and a cast of other out-of-this-world characters for “The Rocky Horror Show” musical, live on stage, opening Friday, Oct. 27 and running through […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Young Frankenstein’ musical lumbers into Act Out Theatre in Taylor Oct. 27-Nov. 5

‘Young Frankenstein’ musical lumbers into Act Out Theatre in Taylor Oct. 27-Nov. 5

From a press release: “Transylvania Mania” comes to Taylor when the Act Out Theatre Group presents Mel Brooks musical “Young Frankenstein,” which opens on Friday, Oct. 27 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 5. The comedy marks the first full-scale musical production under the direction of Act Out Theatre’s new artistic director, Dan Pittman. “I am […]

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Mythbuster Adam Savage and ‘Vsauce’ creator host interactive ‘Brain Candy’ at Scranton Cultural Center on March 14

Mythbuster Adam Savage and ‘Vsauce’ creator host interactive ‘Brain Candy’ at Scranton Cultural Center on March 14

From a press release: Magic City Productions and SLP Concerts announced today that 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,” is coming to the Weinberg Theater of the Scranton Cultural Center […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New boxing comedy ‘Man on a Canvas’ opens at Olde Brick Theater in Scranton Nov. 10-19

New boxing comedy ‘Man on a Canvas’ opens at Olde Brick Theater in Scranton Nov. 10-19

From a press release: Diva Productions continues its 2017/2018 season at the Olde Brick Theater in Scranton with Jeff Boam’s original comedy “Man on a Canvas,” which runs Friday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 19. In this comedy set first at Manhattan’s legendary Algonquin Hotel in 1928 and then in modern-day Scranton, New York sportswriter […]

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Wilkes University presents musical comedy ‘Pippin’ in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-19

Wilkes University presents musical comedy ‘Pippin’ in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-19

From a press release: Wilkes University Theatre presents the iconic musical comedy “Pippin” on Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 17-18 at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinee performances on Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 at 2 p.m., at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. This is the story of the French Prince […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Actors Circle continues funny ‘Odd Couple’ performances at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 26-29

Actors Circle continues funny ‘Odd Couple’ performances at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 26-29

From a press release: Actors Circle’s first weekend of “The Odd Couple” performances at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton were so well received that the community theatre group added an additional show on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. This Tony Award-winning classic comedy written by Neil Simon opens as a group of the guys […]

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Solve ‘Clue: The Musical’ at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Oct. 20-29

Solve ‘Clue: The Musical’ at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Oct. 20-29

From a press release: Help solve a murder mystery with some familiar suspects when “Clue: The Musical” comes to the Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville for two weekends, opening this Friday, Oct. 20 and running Fridays through Sundays until Oct. 29. Based on the board game “Clue” that was adapted into a comedy film […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 4, 10/10/17

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 4, 10/10/17

NEPA Scene Rising Talent had its most exciting week yet on Tuesday, Oct. 10, opening with a special performance by SUZE singer Adam McKinley and packing the place with both performers and engaged audience members both in person and on the Facebook Live stream. Week 4 of the open mic and talent contest brought a […]

 Joe Rovinsky

HAUNTED REVIEWS: Halls of Horror in Palmerton challenges bloody guests to face their fears

HAUNTED REVIEWS: Halls of Horror in Palmerton challenges bloody guests to face their fears

Located in the tranquil, peaceful town of Palmerton, Pennsylvania sits an unassuming nightmare that will leave you in a state of pure shock, questioning how such a haunted house could scorch your psyche. This nightmare will leave you second-guessing your sanity, will expose your innermost fears, and will change your entire perspective on what a […]