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Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre explores gay relationships and faith in ‘Next Fall’ May 18-27

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre explores gay relationships and faith in ‘Next Fall’ May 18-27

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will close its 2016-17 season with the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-nominated play “Next Fall” by Geoffrey Nauffts on Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. at its theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. This 2010 Tony-nominated play for Best Play […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company tackles Wilkes-Barre opioid epidemic in original dark comedy Jan. 19-29

Gaslight Theatre Company tackles Wilkes-Barre opioid epidemic in original dark comedy Jan. 19-29

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre continues its 2016-17 season with the original full-length play “The Pallbearers” by local playwright B. Garret Rogan, running Thursday, Jan. 19 through Sunday, Jan. 29. “The Pallbearers” is Rogan’s dark comedic take on growth and decay set amidst Northeastern Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic. Rogan, a veteran […]

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‘Toast!,’ a play composed of online reviews, comes to Scranton Oct. 1-2 and Wilkes-Barre Oct. 6-9

‘Toast!,’ a play composed of online reviews, comes to Scranton Oct. 1-2 and Wilkes-Barre Oct. 6-9

From a press release: Gaslight Theatre Company continues its 2016-­17 season with its original production of “Toast!,” which premieres at the Scranton Fringe Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2 and continues for a second weekend Oct. 6-­9 at Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre Township. Conceived by local author, playwright, and director David Parmelee, the play is composed entirely of online reviews of products purchased on a popular shopping site. Not a word has been added – […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company announces biggest season yet in new Wilkes-Barre performance space

Gaslight Theatre Company announces biggest season yet in new Wilkes-Barre performance space

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will open its 2016-17 season with “Playroom: Garage” on Thursday, July 14 in its new performance space at the East End Center in Wilkes-Barre. The season also includes performances of “Toast!,” “The Pallbearers,” and “Next Fall.” Gaslight Theatre Company, traditionally known for its unique use of venues […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company seeking directors for 2016-17 season

Gaslight Theatre Company seeking directors for 2016-17 season

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company, a 501c3 nonprofit theatre company dedicated to the performance of classical and under-produced works in Northeastern Pennsylvania, is now accepting directing submissions for its 2016-17 season. Directors interested in submitting must fill out a form on the company’s website and e-mail their theatrical résumé to gaslighttheatre@gmail.com in […]

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Gaslight Theatre Co. presents East Coast premiere of ‘Drowning Ophelia’ at Lackawanna College Jan. 28-31

Gaslight Theatre Co. presents East Coast premiere of ‘Drowning Ophelia’ at Lackawanna College Jan. 28-31

From a press release: Community Concerts at Lackawanna College will close its 88th season, sponsored by the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, with Gaslight Theatre Company’s original production of “Drowning Ophelia.” Gaslight Theatre Company returns to The Theater at Lackawanna College stage (501 Vine St., Scranton) for the sixth consecutive year with this East Coast […]

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VIDEO: An interview with 3 actresses playing Ophelia in 3 very different local interpretations of ‘Hamlet’

“‘Tis in my memory lock’d, And you yourself shall keep the key of it.” The New Vintage Ensemble, Little Theatre of Wilkes Barre, and Gaslight Theatre Company are presenting three very different portrayals of the character Ophelia, the tragic young noblewoman in William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” throughout the month of January. Local filmmaker Lindsay Barrasse of […]

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‘Bunny, Bunny: Gilda Radner – A Sort of Romantic Comedy’ premieres at Scranton Fringe Fest Oct. 3-4, continues in Wilkes-Barre Oct. 9-10

‘Bunny, Bunny: Gilda Radner – A Sort of Romantic Comedy’ premieres at Scranton Fringe Fest Oct. 3-4, continues in Wilkes-Barre Oct. 9-10

From a press release: Gaslight Theatre Company will present “Bunny, Bunny: Gilda Radner – A Sort of Romantic Comedy,” first as part of the Scranton Fringe Festival, which opens Saturday, Oct. 3 at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton, and will continue the following weekend on Friday, Oct. 9 at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre. […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company gets comfortable and intimate in ‘Master Bedroom’

Gaslight Theatre Company gets comfortable and intimate in ‘Master Bedroom’

Series of short plays runs July 30-Aug. 9 in Kingston

In the fourth installment of the “Playroom” series, Gaslight Theatre Company enters the “Master Bedroom” with seven one-act plays. This will open the company’s new season tonight, July 30, and run through Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Gateway Shopping Center in Kingston. Matthew Hinton, artistic director of Gaslight, created this series to highlight regional talent […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company’s one-act ‘Playroom’ series returns with ‘Master Bedroom’ July 30-Aug. 9 in Kingston

Gaslight Theatre Company’s one-act ‘Playroom’ series returns with ‘Master Bedroom’ July 30-Aug. 9 in Kingston

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will open their 2015-­16 season with “Playroom: Master Bedroom” on July 30 and run through Aug. 9 at the Gateway Shopping Center in Kingston. “Master Bedroom” is the fourth installment in the original series created by Gaslight Board of Directors member and current artistic director for the […]