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 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 […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘Moon Over Buffalo’ is a farce that’s just as fun to perform as it is to watch in Wilkes-Barre

‘Moon Over Buffalo’ is a farce that’s just as fun to perform as it is to watch in Wilkes-Barre

The hilarious play runs tonight through the weekend at King’s College

What can go wrong, will go on – and in “Moon Over Buffalo,” it most certainly does. The latest production from King’s College, set to hit the stage Feb. 20-23, tells the story of George and Charlotte Hay, actors who are past their career prime. They are still partaking in shows, and just when things […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 17-23

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 17-23

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 17 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Synaesthesia Social’s private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration, 02/08/15

PHOTOS: Synaesthesia Social’s private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration, 02/08/15

Synaesthesia Social founder Ted Michalowski celebrated his birthday in the only way an eccentric illustrator should – by holding a private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton on Sunday, Feb. 8, featuring live music, illustration, performance art, and even circus acts. Music was provided by the Improvisational All-Star Syntet (Jason Smeltzer, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch a video of the creative chaos of Synaesthesia Social’s private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration

In celebration of Synaesthesia Social founder Ted Michalowski‘s birthday, he held a private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton on Sunday, Feb. 8, but if you missed it, don’t feel left out – NEPA Scene has your invitation right here. Before its premiere on Monday, Feb. 16 on local television station […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘The Vagina Monologues’ returns to Wilkes University for international V-Day

‘The Vagina Monologues’ returns to Wilkes University for international V-Day

From a press release: The award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” returns to Wilkes University (84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre) this week on Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14, just in time for V-Day. Observed internationally on Feb. 14, V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girl, and it is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Festival opens artist applications for inaugural October event

Scranton Fringe Festival opens artist applications for inaugural October event

The Scranton Fringe Festival has opened artist applications today for its first-ever event to be held Oct. 1-4, giving local artists of all kinds a brand new platform to express themselves that is unique to the area. Applications can be found on the festival’s website and will close on April 10. There are no application […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ by REV Theatre Company at the Scranton Cultural Center, 01/30/15

PHOTOS: Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ by REV Theatre Company at the Scranton Cultural Center, 01/30/15

The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple partnered with REV Theatre Company to create “Living Shakespeare” in the SCC’s Shopland Hall, the first production in the planned series being “Hamlet” on Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31. Directed by Rosey Hay, the production featured actors from New York City, Philadelphia, and Scranton, with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Love Us or Leave Us: A Cabaret of Broken Dreams’ presented on Valentine’s Day in Carbondale

‘Love Us or Leave Us: A Cabaret of Broken Dreams’ presented on Valentine’s Day in Carbondale

From a press release: John Baldino and Erin Canedy have announced a fun and festive approach to love and relationships this Valentine’s Day as they take on “Love Us or Leave Us: A Cabaret of Broken Dreams” at the Theater at Trinity Church in Carbondale. The show is all about love: the good, the bad […]

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