NEPA Scene Staff

‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ musical swings into Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola July 21-30

‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ musical swings into Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola July 21-30

From a press release: Theatre at the Grove will continue its performances of the musical “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at the historic venue in Nuangola on Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 30. From the Oscar-winning creative team of Stephen Schwartz and Alan Menken comes a lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story […]

 Joe Evans

MOVIE REVIEW: Visually stunning ‘Moana’ rivals ‘Frozen’ as best Disney animated movie in years

MOVIE REVIEW: Visually stunning ‘Moana’ rivals ‘Frozen’ as best Disney animated movie in years

Disney’s animation studio is just recently hitting its stride. They hit what many would consider the peak of its glory with 2013’s cultural phenomenon “Frozen.” “Moana,” however, takes what the studio got right with “Frozen” and built on its foundations with its follow-up effort. I’m going to say this right off the top, just to […]

 Joe Evans

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Finding Dory’ is a serviceable sequel, but forgets its message

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Finding Dory’ is a serviceable sequel, but forgets its message

A sequel, by its very nature, must be bigger and grander than the original material. Often, this means the visuals, story, and characters are ramped up a notch for the second effort in a series. The best examples of this principle are in the insane, over-the-top “Fast & Furious” franchise. Each movie outdoes the previous […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ swims into Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola June 25-July 10

Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ swims into Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola June 25-July 10

From a press release: Dive under the sea with Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” – the fun-filled, timeless tale continues performances at Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola June 25-July 10. This classic love story is Disney storytelling at its best. Unsatisfied with her life at sea, free-spirited young mermaid princess Ariel longs to experience the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Dare to Dream’ with Disney on Ice princesses at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 13-18

‘Dare to Dream’ with Disney on Ice princesses at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 13-18

From a press release: Disney on Ice presents “Dare to Dream” is bringing Disney’s princess stories and most beloved fairytales to the ice in a sensational live production coming to your hometown. This ice spectacular featuring scenes from “Tangled,” “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Cinderella,” and “The Princess and the Frog” visits Wilkes-Barre from […]

 Chris Hughes

A time to smash: ‘Disney Infinity 2.0’ Hulk figure releasing Oct. 28

A time to smash: ‘Disney Infinity 2.0’ Hulk figure releasing Oct. 28

Bring on the superheroes, indeed. It looks like the anticipated second edition of Disney Interactive’s popular “Disney Infinity” series will release its Hulk figurine for all systems on Oct. 28, according to listings on gamestop.com. The game will be released on Sept. 23 for Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, and Playstation […]