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PATAsphere holds open casting call for new musical ‘Just a Penny’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre July 1-3

PATAsphere holds open casting call for new musical ‘Just a Penny’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre July 1-3

From a press release: PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas, and the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host an open casting call for “Just a Penny,” a full-length original musical by O.R. Barone. A synopsis of the show reads: “In the moments before the opening of their musical, flashbacks tell the story of […]

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Official live Blues Brothers Revue busts into Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 10

Official live Blues Brothers Revue busts into Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 10

From a press release: They’re on a mission from God. It was announced today that Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi, and musical director Paul Shaffer will present the official Blues Brothers Revue at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. This live concert combines the comedy and musical hits from the […]

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LGBT pop opera ‘Bare’ debuts in NEPA at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore June 8-10

LGBT pop opera ‘Bare’ debuts in NEPA at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore June 8-10

From a press release: Following their recent move from Taylor to a new location in Dunmore, Act Out Theatre Group will present the Northeastern Pennsylvania premiere of “Bare: A Pop Opera” on Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10. The musical follows a group of Catholic boarding school students as they struggle with issues of […]

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Act Out Theatre presents musical farce ‘Lucky Stiff’ in Taylor April 20-22 before move to Dunmore

Act Out Theatre presents musical farce ‘Lucky Stiff’ in Taylor April 20-22 before move to Dunmore

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the hilarious musical farce “Lucky Stiff” this Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22. This will be the last production that will take place at Act Out’s Taylor location before the company moves to Dunmore in May. Director Kalen Churcher of Plymouth leads this cast […]

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Hershey Theatre announces 2018-19 Broadway Series with ‘Cats,’ ‘Spamalot,’ and more

Hershey Theatre announces 2018-19 Broadway Series with ‘Cats,’ ‘Spamalot,’ and more

From a press release: The Hershey Theatre has announced a wide variety of four outstanding Broadway productions that will take the stage at the historic venue as part of its 2018-2019 season, presented by Capital BlueCross. The much-anticipated 2018-2019 Broadway Series programming includes “Finding Neverland,” “Spamalot,” “On Your Feet!,” and “Cats.” “The 2018-2019 Broadway Series […]

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60 young performers present Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Scranton Cultural Center April 20-22

60 young performers present Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Scranton Cultural Center April 20-22

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s Youth Theatre Program will showcase nearly 60 young performers in its upcoming production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Featuring students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, the production will run on Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22 on the SCC’s historic main […]

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Marywood presents musical ‘Sunday in the Park with George’ in Scranton March 2-3

Marywood presents musical ‘Sunday in the Park with George’ in Scranton March 2-3

From a press release: Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will present its spring production of the award-winning musical “Sunday in the Park with George” on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts on the university’s campus in Scranton. Opening on Broadway in […]

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Be a guest of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Feb. 23-March 4

Be a guest of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Feb. 23-March 4

From a press release: Local audiences will be able to rediscover a “tale as old as time” when Act Out Theatre Group presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” in Taylor on weekends starting this Friday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, March 4. Director Dan Pittman, who became the artistic director of Act Out in August, is […]

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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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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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