Theater

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Scranton Fringe-tastic Party, 11/15/14

PHOTOS: Scranton Fringe-tastic Party, 11/15/14

The first-ever Scranton Fringe Festival won’t be held until Oct. 1-4, 2015, but local supporters witnessed a taste of what is to come at a fund/awareness raiser on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the AfA Gallery in Scranton. Performers included Steve Werner playing his handpan, musical duo Daniel Amedee and Sarah Burke from New Orleans, and […]

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Santa and his elves will offer breakfast and ‘Happy Elf’ sneak peek after Santa Parade

Santa and his elves will offer breakfast and ‘Happy Elf’ sneak peek after Santa Parade

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple and the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center will present a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. following the 22nd annual Santa Parade. Santa, as well as many of the “Happy Elves” from the SCC’s upcoming production of Harry […]

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Original local production ‘The Darling Core’ coming to Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton

Original local production ‘The Darling Core’ coming to Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton

From a press release: “The Darling Core,” a twisted tale of love, loss, vaudeville, and major world tragedies, will be presented in a special presentation in partnership with Diva Productions at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton during the last two weekends of November. Written and performed by Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel, the play […]

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‘Drinks, Drama and Dickens’ at social fundraiser for Diva Productions

‘Drinks, Drama and Dickens’ at social fundraiser for Diva Productions

From a press release: The Lavelle Strategy Group is holding its third social fundraiser to benefit Diva Productions on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., bringing artists and their supporters together for a night of community engagement. Held at POSH at The Scranton Club (404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton), the purpose of “Drinks, Drama […]

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The Bard’s wife featured in solo performance of ‘Shakespeare’s Will’ in Honesdale

The Bard’s wife featured in solo performance of ‘Shakespeare’s Will’ in Honesdale

From a press release: On Saturday, Nov. 15, The Cooperage in Honesdale will once again become a theater. Tannis Kowalchuk will take the stage in a full-length, song-filled one-act solo performance entitled “Shakespeare’s Will.” Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tannis Kowalchuk Written by award-winning playwright Vern […]

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Misericordia Players present the farce ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ on Nov. 13-15

Misericordia Players present the farce ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ on Nov. 13-15

From a press release: The Misericordia Players will present the award-winning farce “Lend Me a Tenor” by Ken Ludwig on Nov. 13-15 at 8 p.m. in the Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall. “Lend Me a Tenor” was a huge hit when it premiered in London’s West End in 1986. It opened on Broadway in 1989, […]

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Wyoming Seminary Players undergo ‘Metamorphoses’

Wyoming Seminary Players undergo ‘Metamorphoses’

From a press release: A man with the golden touch seeks an end to his curse, while another man can never find enough to eat. One couple is separated by Death at their wedding, while another is joined together for eternity when they die. These ancient stories and more are presented in Mary Zimmerman’s Tony […]

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Scranton will host its own performing arts Fringe Festival in 2015

Scranton will host its own performing arts Fringe Festival in 2015

From a press release: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival first took place in August 1947 and has since inspired communities worldwide to develop their own versions of this engaging performing arts-based model. In October 2015, Scranton will join the ranks of New York, Orlando, Chicago, Kansas City, and many other U.S. cities as the host of […]

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Next social fundraiser for Diva Productions includes ‘Poetry Prose and Portraits’

Next social fundraiser for Diva Productions includes ‘Poetry Prose and Portraits’

From a press release: The Lavelle Strategy Group is holding its second social fundraiser to benefit Diva Productions on Wednesday, Nov. 5 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., bringing several different types of artists together for a night of community engagement. Held at POSH at The Scranton Club (404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton), the purpose of “Poetry […]

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Disney creates four ‘Worlds of Fantasy’ on ice in Wilkes-Barre

Disney creates four ‘Worlds of Fantasy’ on ice in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Four Disney stories will be brought to life in January when “Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy” comes to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, the production visits Wilkes-Barre from Jan. 14-19 for nine performances. Tickets go on sale Nov. 7 and are […]