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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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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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Dark comedy ‘Wonder of the World’ runs at Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton Sept. 9-18

Dark comedy ‘Wonder of the World’ runs at Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton Sept. 9-18

From a press release: “Wonder of the World,” a play that premiered at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, D.C., in 2000 and then ran off-Broadway in 2001, is another “guilty pleasure” production offered by Diva Productions at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton that opens this Friday, Sept. 9 and runs through Sunday, […]

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Writers’ Showcase reading series features poets, reporters, activists, and more in Scranton on Sept. 24

Writers’ Showcase reading series features poets, reporters, activists, and more in Scranton on Sept. 24

From a press release: The September edition of the Writers’ Showcase reading series will be held at the Olde Brick Theatre (126 W. Market St., Scranton) on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. This showcase will feature varied writers Iris Johnston, Jenica Lodde, Mike Stevens, Craig Czury, and Carla Christopher. The event is $4 […]

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‘A Celtic Ramble’ celebrates Irish culture in words and song in Scranton March 18-19

‘A Celtic Ramble’ celebrates Irish culture in words and song in Scranton March 18-19

From a press release: Diva Productions will host “A Celtic Ramble … The Third Time Around: A Celebration of Irish Culture in Words and Song” at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at 8 p.m. The Irish have long been celebrated for their contributions to the arts, […]

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Writers’ Showcase reading series features poems and prose from 5 writers in Scranton on Feb. 27

Writers’ Showcase reading series features poems and prose from 5 writers in Scranton on Feb. 27

From a press release: The winter edition of the bi-monthly Writers’ Showcase reading series at the Olde Brick Theatre (126 W. Market St., Scranton) will be held on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. and will feature varied writers Harold Jenkins, David J. Bauman, Mason Crawford, Jason Allen, and Alicia Grega. The event is $4 […]

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Sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – ‘The Lion in Winter’ runs Dec. 3-13 in Scranton

Sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – ‘The Lion in Winter’ runs Dec. 3-13 in Scranton

From a press release: ’Tis the season for comedy and drama, and Diva Productions has packaged up both in a hilarious and dramatic original play by James Goldman titled “The Lion in Winter.” Under the direction of Paul J. Gallo, the show opens at the Olde Brick Theatre (126 W. Market St., Scranton) on Thursday, […]

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PHOTOS: Writers’ Showcase at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton, 08/29/15

PHOTOS: Writers’ Showcase at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton, 08/29/15

Venues have come and gone, but the Writers’ Showcase remains and continues to draw attentive literary crowds in Scranton. Previously held at New Visions Studio & Gallery and The Vintage before their respective closures, the local bi-monthly reading series found its new home at the Olde Brick Theatre in June. Co-hosts Brian Fanelli and Dawn […]

 Ali Pica

Authors Barbara J. Taylor and Christian W. Thiede offer experience and advice before Writers’ Showcase in Scranton

Authors Barbara J. Taylor and Christian W. Thiede offer experience and advice before Writers’ Showcase in Scranton

The Olde Brick Theatre resides in North Scranton’s business district, nestled in the hillside of West Market Street. When you approach the Olde Brick, you will see white aluminum siding, streaming lights, and a white, paint-peeled door, as if you were entering someone’s home. Once inside, as the name denotes, you will observe a dimly […]

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Writers’ Showcase reading series returns to a new Scranton venue on June 27

Writers’ Showcase reading series returns to a new Scranton venue on June 27

From a press release: The Writers’ Showcase reading series, hosted by local poets Brian Fanelli and Dawn Leas, will make its return at a new venue, the Olde Brick Theatre (126 W. Market St., Scranton), on Saturday, June 27 at 7 p.m. Formerly, the series was held monthly at New Visions Studio & Gallery and […]

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