Theater

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Gaslight Theatre Company unleashes ‘God of Carnage’ on Lackawanna College in Scranton

Gaslight Theatre Company unleashes ‘God of Carnage’ on Lackawanna College in Scranton

Thought-provoking play on parenting and relationships premieres locally tonight through Feb. 1

e are a culture that loves to take a look into the lives of others – a glance at a Facebook news feed or a tabloid magazine cover will tell you as much. It only makes sense, then, that the latest production from the Gaslight Theatre Company, “God of Carnage,” may be simple on the […]

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REV Theatre Company presents immersive production of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ at the Scranton Cultural Center

REV Theatre Company presents immersive production of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ at the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple and REV Theatre Company are proud to present Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy, “Hamlet.” This production is part of an innovative educational initiative that will bring live Shakespeare performances to middle and high school students throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania as well as to general audiences in […]

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Lackawanna Historical Society sponsors one-act play ‘A Closed Mouth – A Wise Head’ on Feb. 1

Lackawanna Historical Society sponsors one-act play ‘A Closed Mouth – A Wise Head’ on Feb. 1

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society will sponsor an original one-act play entitled “A Closed Mouth – A Wise Head” on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 3 p.m. at the Rossetti home (1005 Vine St., Scranton). Join master storyteller Robert Hughes for a dramatic reading of a true-to-life death bed teaser. The performance will […]

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Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will hold auditions for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ on Feb. 4-5

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will hold auditions for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ on Feb. 4-5

The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will be holding auditions for “Jesus Christ Superstar” on Feb. 4-5 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Theatre (537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre). The show will be directed by Dana Feigenblatt, with musical direction by Nancy Evans and choreography by Samantha Schugardt. A synopsis follows: Jesus Christ, the world’s first […]

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John & Erin Cabaret Productions announces 2015 cabaret season in Carbondale

John & Erin Cabaret Productions announces 2015 cabaret season in Carbondale

From a press release: Fred Ebb said it so well when he penned the lyric, “Life is a cabaret, ol’ chum!” in “Cabaret,” one of the musicals for which he and composer John Kander are most well-known. This year, John & Erin Cabaret Productions invites audiences to “Come to the Cabaret” as they present their […]

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New Vintage Theater Ensemble calls for original scripts for ‘Shut Up & Read’ series

New Vintage Theater Ensemble calls for original scripts for ‘Shut Up & Read’ series

From a press release: The New Vintage Theater Ensemble is seeking script submissions for their upcoming spring staged reading series, “Shut Up & Read.” The ensemble invites playwrights to submit their original works by Friday, Feb. 6 for consideration. Based on the 2014 staged reading series held at the former Vintage Theater in Scranton, “Shut […]

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Auditions for K.K. Gordon’s ‘Short Works by the Big Guy’ to be held Jan. 18 in Scranton

Auditions for K.K. Gordon’s ‘Short Works by the Big Guy’ to be held Jan. 18 in Scranton

From a press release: Diva Productions at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton brings six original shorts by local playwright K.K. Gordon to the stage next month with “Short Works by the Big Guy.” Auditions will be held at the theater (126 W. Market St., Scranton) on Sunday, Jan. 18, from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. There […]

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8 one-act plays by locals presented as ‘Very Vignette’ by Diva Productions in Scranton

8 one-act plays by locals presented as ‘Very Vignette’ by Diva Productions in Scranton

From a press release: Sometimes, brevity is best. Just ask the select group of local playwrights whose one-acts will be featured in “Very Vignette,” the first show of 2015 for Diva Productions at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton. The show runs Jan. 23-25. They’ve condensed all the best aspects of full-length plays into shorter […]

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Sesame Street Live to ‘Make a New Friend’ in Wilkes-Barre in March

Sesame Street Live to ‘Make a New Friend’ in Wilkes-Barre in March

From a press release: Sesame Street Live’s all-new show, “Make a New Friend,” visits Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre from Friday, March 6 through Sunday, March 8. Tickets for all five afternoon and evening performances are on sale now. A description and preview of the show follows: No matter where you’re from […]

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First Night Scranton schedule of events includes music, magic, art, face painting, poetry, clowns, and more

First Night Scranton schedule of events includes music, magic, art, face painting, poetry, clowns, and more

First Night Scranton is back tomorrow night to ring in the New Year with a patriotic theme, and there’s a wide variety of things to do for all ages. The alcohol-free celebration of arts and culture is in its 16th year, and patrons are encouraged, though not required, to wear red, white, and blue this […]

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