NEPA Scene Staff

2017 Scranton StorySlam season announced, opening with ‘Taking the Fifth!’ on June 3

2017 Scranton StorySlam season announced, opening with ‘Taking the Fifth!’ on June 3

From a press release: The Scranton Fringe Festival will kick off the 2017 StorySlam season by celebrating the fifth anniversary of Scranton StorySlam next month. The Scranton Storyslam has been a popular recurring event in Northeastern Pennsylvania, starting with its first storytelling competition at the former Vintage Theater in downtown Scranton in March of 2012. […]

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Flatulence-filled one-woman show ‘Farty of One’ will be a gas at the Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 1-2

Flatulence-filled one-woman show ‘Farty of One’ will be a gas at the Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 1-2

From a press release: A theatrical show about farts? Sounds like a gas! The one-woman show “Farty of One” will come to the Scranton Fringe Festival in the Casey Amphitheater on the second floor of the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center (100 Adams Ave., Scranton) on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. […]

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Darkly funny Scranton Fringe hit ‘The Eulogy’ returns to festival Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Darkly funny Scranton Fringe hit ‘The Eulogy’ returns to festival Sept. 30-Oct. 2

From a press release: Playwright and performer Michael Burgos will return to the Scranton Fringe Festival with his internationally-acclaimed and award-winning solo show “The Eulogy” at the AfA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. “The Eulogy” […]

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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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One-woman show ‘Shakespeare’s Will’ joins Scranton Fringe Festival at Cultural Center Oct. 1-2

One-woman show ‘Shakespeare’s Will’ joins Scranton Fringe Festival at Cultural Center Oct. 1-2

From a press release: The NACL Theatre from Highland Lake, New York will present “Shakespeare’s Will” by Vern Thiessen at the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. as part of the Scranton Fringe Festival. Tickets for the show in Shopland Hall at the Scranton […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Main lineup announced for 2016 Scranton Fringe Festival

The 2015 Scranton Fringe Festival consisted of 48 productions in 12 venues over four days, with 1,800 individual tickets sold and 3,000 unique individuals in attendance. This year, the festival looks to top that with 54 acts from nine states and two countries on Sept. 29-Oct. 2, adding workshops, a short film festival, and more […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival accepting original short films for 2016 festival, due May 1

Scranton Fringe Festival accepting original short films for 2016 festival, due May 1

From a press release: The Scranton Fringe Festival, which will be held in multiple venues in downtown Scranton on Sept. 29-Oct. 2, is introducing a curated short film series as part of the 2016 festival – unique, engaging, and diverse films are encouraged to submit. The films will be screened multiple times throughout the festival […]

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Scranton Fringe‬ will host monthly all-ages concerts at the AfA Gallery starting March 5

Scranton Fringe‬ will host monthly all-ages concerts at the AfA Gallery starting March 5

From a press release: The Scranton Fringe Festival may only be held once a year, but its organizers have much more planned throughout 2016. Less than two weeks after announcing its second year, the festival has announced a recurring all-ages music series in partnership with the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton. Starting in March, the […]

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Scranton Fringe announces 2016 festival and application dates

Scranton Fringe announces 2016 festival and application dates

From a press release: The Scranton Fringe Festival is officially moving forward with the planning of a second year. “Scranton Fringe’s inaugural festival was so well-received that we’ve decided to make it an annual event,” said co-founder and Executive Director Conor O’Brien. The 2016 Scranton Fringe Festival will be held in multiple venues in downtown […]

 Ali Pica

Each ‘Knock on the Door’ reveals a new story in improvised podcast drama at Scranton Fringe Fest

Each ‘Knock on the Door’ reveals a new story in improvised podcast drama at Scranton Fringe Fest

Shows run tonight through Sunday at Coalwork

“A Knock on the Door” will be performed three times during the Scranton Fringe Festival this weekend, yet it will never be the same show twice. That’s because audience suggestions will influence three actors and one sound effects artist to follow a unique creative path every time, crafting an improvised narrative that will be recorded […]

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