NEPA Scene Staff

Discover millennial ‘#vanlife’ with New Vintage Ensemble at Cooperage in Honesdale March 2-3

Discover millennial ‘#vanlife’ with New Vintage Ensemble at Cooperage in Honesdale March 2-3

From a press release: In a world where the perfectly tailored photo gallery now defines your success, beauty, mature palate, and ultimate happiness, what if your life is anything but a pretty picture? You move into a van. You become unhinged. You document everything. The Scranton theatre group New Vintage Ensemble will present an original […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

From a press release: Following the third annual Scranton Fringe Festival, its largest event yet that spanned five days in September of 2017, a new encore performance weekend will be held at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Thursday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 25. Three popular and unique theatrical Fringe works presented over […]

 Rich Howells

Despite Commissioner Cummings’ disapproval, Scranton Fringe Festival receives county arts grant

Despite Commissioner Cummings’ disapproval, Scranton Fringe Festival receives county arts grant

Despite one Lackawanna County Commissioner’s vocal disapproval, the Scranton Fringe Festival accepted a $2,400 grant during the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department’s annual awards ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center last night, surrounded by supporters while its biggest critic was absent from the event. Republican Minority Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings sparked a debate with […]

 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 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 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. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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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