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Scranton Cultural Center’s Summer Camp presents musical ‘Hairspray Jr.’ Aug. 4-5

Scranton Cultural Center’s Summer Camp presents musical ‘Hairspray Jr.’ Aug. 4-5

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s 2017 Summer Program will present its production of “Hairspray Jr.” on the building’s historic Main Stage. The production will take place on Friday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. The show is based on the Broadway smash […]

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‘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 […]

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Musical comedy ‘Nunsense II: The Second Coming’ benefits Little Sisters of the Poor in Scranton Aug. 5-6

Musical comedy ‘Nunsense II: The Second Coming’ benefits Little Sisters of the Poor in Scranton Aug. 5-6

From a press release: The elderly residents of Holy Family Residence will benefit again this year from a professional musical production. Last year’s production of “Nunsense” was such a huge success for Holy Family Residence that the Little Sisters of the Poor are bringing the sequel, “Nunsense II: The Second Coming,” to their home in […]

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Actors Circle sings Broadway tunes of ‘Then & Now’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton June 30-July 2

Actors Circle sings Broadway tunes of ‘Then & Now’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton June 30-July 2

From a press release: After closing its 35th season earlier this month, community theatre group Actors Circle will perform a musical review called “Sound and Song: Then & Now” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 2. Directed by Rebekah Conrad, “Sound and Song: Then & Now” will feature […]

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Comedic musical ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ scams its way into Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre April 21-30

Comedic musical ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ scams its way into Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre April 21-30

From a press release: A casino, a bodyguard, a con artist or two, and some wealthy young women. Love, lies, and even a few laughs. Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre presents the comedic musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” beginning Friday, April 21 at 8 p.m. and running through Sunday, April 30. The show is directed by Katie […]

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Music Box Dinner Playhouse sweeps audiences down to ‘Oklahoma!’ in Swoyersville March 3-5

Music Box Dinner Playhouse sweeps audiences down to ‘Oklahoma!’ in Swoyersville March 3-5

From a press release: When the Music Box Dinner Playhouse opened its doors in 1981, “Oklahoma!” was the first musical to grace its stage in Swoyersville. Fast forward to 2017, and Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 5 will mark another closing weekend for this Rodgers and Hammerstein production. “A lot of classic musicals tend […]

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You blockhead! Wilkes University sings ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ Feb. 17-26

You blockhead! Wilkes University sings ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ Feb. 17-26

From a press release: Wilkes University Theatre presents the musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the Charles Schulz comic strip. Performances are Feb. 17, 18, 24, and 25 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center […]

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The sun will come out when touring musical ‘Annie’ stops at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 23

The sun will come out when touring musical ‘Annie’ stops at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 23

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced today that the U.S. national tour of “Annie,” now in its second smash year, will be performed on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m., sponsored by Isabella Restaurant and Bar. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production […]

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Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre is dreaming of classic musical ‘White Christmas’ Dec. 9-18

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre is dreaming of classic musical ‘White Christmas’ Dec. 9-18

From a press release: The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will officially kick off its theatrical holiday season on Friday, Dec. 9 when Irving Berlin’s classic musical “White Christmas” opens on stage this Friday, Dec. 9 and runs through Sunday, Dec. 18. The musical centers around Captain Bob Wallace (played by Brandon Frashefski) and Private Phil […]

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RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

From a press release: From Times Square to Public Square, another Broadway show is coming to Wilkes-Barre. It was announced today that internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles will return to the F.M. Kirby Center on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $39, $49, $59, and $79, plus […]