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Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

From a press release: Following the third annual Scranton Fringe Festival, its largest event yet that spanned five days in September of 2017, a new encore performance weekend will be held at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Thursday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 25. Three popular and unique theatrical Fringe works presented over […]

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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 […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Playwriting, filmmaking, and reviewing movies in NEPA with Jeff Boam

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Playwriting, filmmaking, and reviewing movies in NEPA with Jeff Boam

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the award-winning NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page […]

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Actors Circle presents comedy ‘Mary, Mary’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Nov. 30-Dec. 10

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘Mary, Mary’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Nov. 30-Dec. 10

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the comedy “Mary, Mary,” written by Scranton native Jean Kerr, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 10. Nine months after they split up, Bob and Mary meet at his New York apartment to sort out some tax […]

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Wyoming Seminary presents satirical musical ‘Urinetown’ in Kingston Nov. 4-6

Wyoming Seminary presents satirical musical ‘Urinetown’ in Kingston Nov. 4-6

From a press release: The Wyoming Seminary Players will present “Urinetown: The Musical” at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston on Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage caused by a 20-year drought has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens […]

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‘Young Frankenstein’ musical lumbers into Act Out Theatre in Taylor Oct. 27-Nov. 5

‘Young Frankenstein’ musical lumbers into Act Out Theatre in Taylor Oct. 27-Nov. 5

From a press release: “Transylvania Mania” comes to Taylor when the Act Out Theatre Group presents Mel Brooks musical “Young Frankenstein,” which opens on Friday, Oct. 27 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 5. The comedy marks the first full-scale musical production under the direction of Act Out Theatre’s new artistic director, Dan Pittman. “I am […]

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New boxing comedy ‘Man on a Canvas’ opens at Olde Brick Theater in Scranton Nov. 10-19

New boxing comedy ‘Man on a Canvas’ opens at Olde Brick Theater in Scranton Nov. 10-19

From a press release: Diva Productions continues its 2017/2018 season at the Olde Brick Theater in Scranton with Jeff Boam’s original comedy “Man on a Canvas,” which runs Friday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 19. In this comedy set first at Manhattan’s legendary Algonquin Hotel in 1928 and then in modern-day Scranton, New York sportswriter […]

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Wilkes University presents musical comedy ‘Pippin’ in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-19

Wilkes University presents musical comedy ‘Pippin’ in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-19

From a press release: Wilkes University Theatre presents the iconic musical comedy “Pippin” on Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 17-18 at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinee performances on Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 at 2 p.m., at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. This is the story of the French Prince […]

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Actors Circle continues funny ‘Odd Couple’ performances at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 26-29

Actors Circle continues funny ‘Odd Couple’ performances at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 26-29

From a press release: Actors Circle’s first weekend of “The Odd Couple” performances at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton were so well received that the community theatre group added an additional show on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. This Tony Award-winning classic comedy written by Neil Simon opens as a group of the guys […]

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Off-Broadway comedy ‘Dixie’s Tupperware Party’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 4

Off-Broadway comedy ‘Dixie’s Tupperware Party’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 4

From a press release: “Dixie’s Tupperware Party,” the hilarious show starring Dixie Longate that turned off-Broadway into Tupperware-mania and garnered a prestigious 2008 Drama Desk Award nomination, rolls into the F.M. Kirby Center on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Written by Kris Andersson, the production is playing in Wilkes-Barre as part of a tour […]

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