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Watch improvised ‘Greatest Pirate Story Never Told’ for free at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

Watch improvised ‘Greatest Pirate Story Never Told’ for free at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

From a press release: In conjunction with the Fine Arts Fiesta, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will present a free, fun-filled comedy show for all ages, “The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told” on Saturday, May 19 at 2 p.m. This is a free community event. Tickets can be picked up at the Kirby Center […]

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Graces Downfall singer hosts open mic series to find new artists in Scranton starting Jan. 17

Graces Downfall singer hosts open mic series to find new artists in Scranton starting Jan. 17

From a press release: Meat and Potato Entertainment, which produces the Electric City Music Conference, the Screaming Infidelities Emo Night, and manages several bands and solo artists, will present a new open mic series in downtown Scranton starting on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Levels Bar & Grill (519 Linden St., Scranton) will host the three-week open […]

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Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 126 in Top 200 worldwide arenas, 3rd in Pa. in 2017 ticket sales

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 126 in Top 200 worldwide arenas, 3rd in Pa. in 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: The SMG-managed Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township was once again ranked in the Top 200 arenas in the world in event ticket sales according to Pollstar’s “2017 Year End Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 200 Arena Venues” report in a recent issue of Pollstar magazine, one of the […]

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Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre ranks 104 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre ranks 104 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: Pollstar, the concert tour industry’s primary trade publication, has released its 2017 year-end theater listing, and the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts ranks No. 104 worldwide, based on ticket sales for the 2017 calendar year. This marks the Kirby Center’s highest year-end ranking after finishing No. 109 in 2016 […]

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‘Dog Sees God’ reimagines Peanuts as real teenagers at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Jan. 12-14

‘Dog Sees God’ reimagines Peanuts as real teenagers at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Jan. 12-14

From a press release: What happens when members of the beloved Peanuts gang hit their teen years? Find out when the Act Out Theatre Group presents Bert V. Royal’s “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” in Taylor, which opened on Jan. 5 and runs through Sunday, Jan. 14. This is not your parent’s […]

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Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County has announced the upcoming NEPA Sings! competition. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary School’s Upper School campus in Kingston. 12 performers will […]

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Life is a ‘Cabaret’ when Tony-winning musical comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 17

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ when Tony-winning musical comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 17

From a press release: Based on the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (“Skyfall,” “American Beauty”) and Rob Marshall’s (the films “Into the Woods” and “Chicago”) “Cabaret” comes to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on […]

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with free, family-friendly entertainment at Ritz Theater in Scranton

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with free, family-friendly entertainment at Ritz Theater in Scranton

From a press release: With the annual First Night Scranton ending in 2016 after 16 years, Lackawanna County and the Creative and Performing Arts Academy of NEPA are stepping up to host a free, family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration at the Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton. Starting at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31 and […]

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ follows Yellow Brick Road to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

‘The Wizard of Oz’ follows Yellow Brick Road to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

From a press release: There is truly no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful “Wizard of Oz,” twists its way into the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on sale now […]

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‘Brain Candy’ tour with Adam Savage and Vsauce creator canceled, including Scranton Cultural Center stop

‘Brain Candy’ tour with Adam Savage and Vsauce creator canceled, including Scranton Cultural Center stop

From a press release: Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, the one-of-a-kind stage show “Brain Candy Live!” starring Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series “MythBusters,” and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube channel Vsauce, has canceled its 2018 North American tour, including its scheduled stop at the Weinberg Theater […]