NEPA Scene Staff

‘Young Frankenstein’ musical lumbers into Act Out Theatre in Taylor Oct. 27-Nov. 5

‘Young Frankenstein’ musical lumbers into Act Out Theatre in Taylor Oct. 27-Nov. 5

From a press release: “Transylvania Mania” comes to Taylor when the Act Out Theatre Group presents Mel Brooks musical “Young Frankenstein,” which opens on Friday, Oct. 27 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 5. The comedy marks the first full-scale musical production under the direction of Act Out Theatre’s new artistic director, Dan Pittman. “I am […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Act Out Theatre hosts play and vendor fair in Taylor to raise money for Blue Chip Farm on June 23-25

Act Out Theatre hosts play and vendor fair in Taylor to raise money for Blue Chip Farm on June 23-25

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will host a vendor/craft fair and showcase the play “Because They Have No Words” in Taylor in an effort to raise money for Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge in Dallas. The play, which details the true story of one man’s journey to post-Katrina Louisiana to rescue and […]

 Rich Howells

Swoyersville singer/songwriter Jenn Johnson offers ‘Window’ into herself and her music

Swoyersville singer/songwriter Jenn Johnson offers ‘Window’ into herself and her music

Debut album available now online and at live shows across NEPA

When Jenn Johnson sings, people stop and listen. That’s because, despite her short statue, she’s a powerhouse vocalist who has been quieting rooms “since birth,” in her own words. “I started singing basically when I started talking, maybe before that without words. And I started piano when I was 7,” Johnson told NEPA Scene. “I […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Bring the Heat, 10/18/14

PHOTOS: Bring the Heat, 10/18/14

After forming in 2009 and playing throughout the tri-state area, Bring the Heat took a few years off. When they came back from hiatus on Oct. 18 with new members and new music, they certainly lived up to their name and made a triumphant return. The Wilkes-Barre hardcore band was just one of several acts […]

 Rich Howells

Kickstart this zombie-themed music video and become one of the undead

Kickstart this zombie-themed music video and become one of the undead

With Halloween just over a month away, there are plenty of reasons to dress up like a zombie, but the best reason to do so in NEPA may just be on Saturday, Oct. 25. One of A Social State’s biggest fans, Chantel Mitchell, created a Kickstarter campaign to fund a zombie-themed music video for the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Acoustic concert and drum circle to be held on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Acoustic concert and drum circle to be held on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

From a press release: When most people think of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, walking, jogging, biking, and fishing come to mind. Now, they can add music to the list. For the second time this season, a free acoustic concert will be held at the Amphitheater along the Central New Jersey extension of the Lackawanna […]