Theater

 NEPA Scene Staff

Improv comedy group Here We Are In Spain hold special performance in Scranton on March 28

Improv comedy group Here We Are In Spain hold special performance in Scranton on March 28

From a press release: Local improvisational theatre group Here We Are In Spain takes quick thinking and comedy to new heights with shows that are unscripted and truly one-of-a-kind. Their unique comic stylings are coming to Diva Productions at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton for a special performance on Saturday, March 28 at 8 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Golden Dragon Acrobats swing into Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre on June 6

Golden Dragon Acrobats swing into Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre on June 6

From a press release: Recognized throughout the world as the premier Chinese acrobatic touring company of today, the Golden Dragon Acrobats will bring their award-winning talents to the Keystone Grand Ballroom of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, June 6. Tickets for this event will go on sale on Friday, March 27 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live version of PBS KIDS show ‘Wild Kratts’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 1

Live version of PBS KIDS show ‘Wild Kratts’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 1

From a press release: The wildly popular PBS KIDS television show “Wild Kratts” is coming to the live stage – “Wild Kratts LIVE!” visits the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre for two performances on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 27 at […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Here We Are In Spain at POSH at The Scranton Club, 03/11/15

PHOTOS: Here We Are In Spain at POSH at The Scranton Club, 03/11/15

When Diva Productions held its “March to a Different Drummer” fundraiser on Wednesday, March 11, there were few other local performers who could have fit that bill better than Scranton improv comedy group Here We Are In Spain. Brit Giblin, Don McGlynn, Rob Klubeck, Jonathan Maier, Patrick Martin, and Baxter Pancake kept the crowd guessing […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center’s performing arts academy presents ‘Willy Wonka’ on March 19-21

Scranton Cultural Center’s performing arts academy presents ‘Willy Wonka’ on March 19-21

From a press release: Roald Dahl’s timeless story of “Willy Wonka” will be brought to life on March 19, 20, and 21 by the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s Creative and Performing Arts Academy. Nearly 20 students ranging in age from 9-16 are featured in the production. “It is so rewarding to watch […]

 Chris Hughes

PHOTOS: Rhythm of the Dance at Lackawanna College in Scranton, 03/05/15

PHOTOS: Rhythm of the Dance at Lackawanna College in Scranton, 03/05/15

With the St. Patrick Parade right around the corner, the Irish spirit came to Scranton a little early this year in the form of “Rhythm of the Dance” at the The Theater at Lackawanna College on Thursday, March 5. Telling a 1,000-year-old story through a mix of traditional Irish step dance and modern technology, the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Mid-Winter Talent Showcase in Wilkes-Barre, 02/27/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Mid-Winter Talent Showcase in Wilkes-Barre, 02/27/15

When we were still in the early planning stages of the NEPA Scene Mid-Winter Talent Showcase, we were told by several people that it would never work. An audience, it was said, would never pay $10-$15 to see up-and-coming local performers without an out-of-town headliner to draw them in. They would never want to see […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent weekly contest to be held at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant starting March 24

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent weekly contest to be held at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant starting March 24

Event will attract the best undiscovered local musicians, comedians, poets, magicians, actors, and more to compete for cash prizes and a grand prize vacation or simply show off their skills

One of the area’s biggest supporters of original local music, Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, is partnering with NEPA Scene to host NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, a brand new event that will give all types of local artists the chance to showcase their talents to a broader audience while rewarding the best standout […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Short Works from the Big Guy’ shows funny side of Scranton playwright K.K. Gordon on Feb. 26-March 1

‘Short Works from the Big Guy’ shows funny side of Scranton playwright K.K. Gordon on Feb. 26-March 1

From a press release: Those close to Scranton playwright K.K. Gordon know that he has a highly developed sense of humor, but in more than a decade of writing, his comedic side hasn’t really been reflected in his work – until now. Best known for penning dark dramas and taking on roles in horror films, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Shakespeare comedy ‘Measure for Measure’ at Marywood University on Feb. 27-28

Shakespeare comedy ‘Measure for Measure’ at Marywood University on Feb. 27-28

From a press release: Marywood University’s theatre program will present William Shakespeare‘s “Measure for Measure” on Feb. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts in Scranton. Produced and guest-directed by David Zarko, he also adapted the script for nine actors who collectively portray 18 characters while keeping the full […]

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