Theater

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Festival lineup for The Leonard Theater announced

Scranton Fringe Festival lineup for The Leonard Theater announced

From a press release: The schedule/line-up for the inaugural Scranton Fringe Festival, a new four-day event set for Oct. 1-4 that will feature all types of performance artists across multiple locations in the city, will be announced over the next two weeks venue by venue. The first schedule announced is for The Leonard Theater (335 […]

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Synaesthesia Social in Scranton announces upcoming music schedule through July

Synaesthesia Social in Scranton announces upcoming music schedule through July

From a press release: Synaesthesia Social combines live music, drawing, poetry, and theatre: the performers are the subjects for the artists as well as the entertainment for the audience. Every week presents a different ensemble of progressive and experimental musicians in a venue allowing them to perform uncompromised to an all-ages crowd, with expectations extending […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Nancy Kerrigan’s ‘Halloween on Ice’ skates into Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

Nancy Kerrigan’s ‘Halloween on Ice’ skates into Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

From a press release: StarGames, SMG and the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza announced today that Nancy Kerrigan’s “Halloween on Ice,” one of the longest running shows in all of figure skating, will return this fall with a new story, expanded fan experience opportunities, and a star-studded cast of Olympic, World, and U.S. National […]

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Pull the ‘Curtain Up!’ for Broadway favorite tunes in Carbondale on April 25

Pull the ‘Curtain Up!’ for Broadway favorite tunes in Carbondale on April 25

From a press release: “Curtain up,” wrote lyricist Stephen Sondheim. “Light the lights!” These lyrics from “Gypsy” are the perfect introduction to the latest evening of song featuring the work of Sondheim and many other composers – “Curtain Up!” at the Theater at Trinity Church (58 River St., Carbondale) on Saturday, April 25 at 7 […]

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Comedy legend Bill Hicks’ special ‘Relentless’ screening at Cinemark in Moosic on April 27

Comedy legend Bill Hicks’ special ‘Relentless’ screening at Cinemark in Moosic on April 27

From a press release: Fathom Events and Comedy Dynamics present a not-to-be-missed cinema event featuring one of the biggest names in comedy with “Comedy Dynamics Presents: Bill Hicks,” in select U.S. cinemas on Monday, April 27 at 8 p.m., including Cinemark 20 in Moosic. The event will include approximately 90 minutes of stand-up and special […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘Little Women: The Broadway Musical’ sings praises of strong females at Misericordia

‘Little Women: The Broadway Musical’ sings praises of strong females at Misericordia

Before Katniss Everdeen, Hermione Granger, Buffy Summers and, hell, even Wonder Woman, there was a group of fictional girls that embodied female empowerment, and one in particular who could give today’s leading ladies a run for their money – and they were created in the mind of Louisa May Alcott nearly 150 years ago. This […]

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Scranton play tells Abraham Lincoln assassination story from the witnesses’ side

Scranton play tells Abraham Lincoln assassination story from the witnesses’ side

From a press release: In April of 1865, the lives of those who witnessed the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln changed forever. As the 150th anniversary of this tragic time in American history approaches, an original play written and directed by Scranton playwright Caleb-Matthew C. Williams brings the story of the witnesses to center stage. […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 2, 03/31/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 2, 03/31/15

The crowd and number of performers continued to grow for Week 2 of the NEPA Scene’s Got Talent open mic and talent competition on Tuesday, March 31, making it a longer but more interesting night. 25 varied acts took the stage at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, leading to an unpredictable evening that […]

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New Vintage Ensemble announces ‘Shut Up & Read’ staged reading series schedule

New Vintage Ensemble announces ‘Shut Up & Read’ staged reading series schedule

From a press release: The New Vintage Ensemble has announced the lineup, dates, and locations for their staged reading series, “Shut Up & Read,” celebrating the original works of local and regional playwrights. Performances will be hosted on Sunday afternoons in Scranton and will be free and open to the public, but donations to the […]

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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 […]

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