Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Organizing and developing theatre with the Scranton Fringe Festival

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Organizing and developing theatre with the Scranton Fringe Festival

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the 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 on […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival returns for 3rd year Sept. 27-Oct. 1, full schedule released

Scranton Fringe Festival returns for 3rd year Sept. 27-Oct. 1, full schedule released

From a press release: The full schedule of the third annual Scranton Fringe Festival was released today as artists prepare to fill downtown Scranton with a five-day performing arts blitz on Wednesday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 1. Founded in 2015, the Scranton Fringe Festival is dedicated to creating a bold and engaging platform for […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton theatre goes global with actors Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton theatre goes global with actors Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the 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 on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Vintage Ensemble begins summer theater residency at Cooperage in Honesdale June 10-11

New Vintage Ensemble begins summer theater residency at Cooperage in Honesdale June 10-11

From a press release: The New Vintage Ensemble is returning to The Cooperage in Honesdale for a summer residency, starting with “The World Will Stop if We Make a Mistake,” an interactive play meant for all ages that incorporates puppetry and film, on Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 11 at 3 […]

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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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