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 Rich Howells

Luzerne County comedian Zack Hammond releases offensively ‘Considerate’ new album

Luzerne County comedian Zack Hammond releases offensively ‘Considerate’ new album

In times like these, some people need positive and reassuring words to lift their spirits and take their minds off the grim situation. Other people accept how bad things are and embrace a dark sense of humor to get them through this harsh reality. If you find yourself in the latter group, the new comedy […]

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Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre will allow tailgating at new outdoor parking lot events

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre will allow tailgating at new outdoor parking lot events

From a press release: Fans attending the Mohegan Sun Arena’s “Drive-In Live Concert Series” with Almost Queen and Jim Gaffigan will be able to “Break Free” from their vehicles. After consulting with local authorities, the staff at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township announced today that guests in attendance for the […]

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Box office at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre reopens with added ‘stimulus incentive’

Box office at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre reopens with added ‘stimulus incentive’

From a press release: The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township announced today that its box office will reopen for event ticket transactions beginning this Tuesday, June 23 at 10 a.m. with a “stimulus incentive.” This plan comes days after Luzerne County entered the green phase of the state’s reopening on June […]

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Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre hosts live drive-in show with comedian Jim Gaffigan on July 18

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre hosts live drive-in show with comedian Jim Gaffigan on July 18

From a press release: It was announced today that the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township will host Northeastern Pennsylvania’s first-of-its kind drive-in live event experience with Grammy-nominated comedian Jim Gaffigan on Saturday, July 18 at 8 p.m. in the arena’s parking lot. Sponsored by Geisinger, tickets for “Jim Gaffigan: Drive-Thru Comic” […]

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‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy reschedules comedy show at Stage West in Scranton for Sept. 22

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy reschedules comedy show at Stage West in Scranton for Sept. 22

From a press release: Lock up your “hamberders,” America – Randy Bobandy is back on the road this fall for another greasy “Cheeseburger Picnic.” Randy (played by Patrick Roach) will be bringing his unique comedy performance to the venues across the country. Based on the character from the hit TV series “Trailer Park Boys,” Randy’s […]

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VIDEO: Scranton Fringe Fest’s First Friday drag show with singer/comedian Pissi Myles

VIDEO: Scranton Fringe Fest’s First Friday drag show with singer/comedian Pissi Myles

From a press release: First Friday Scranton was once again held online due to the coronavirus pandemic, so to keep everyone entertained, the Scranton Fringe Festival hosted a virtual pop-up show on Friday, May 1 starring Pissi Myles. Myles is an accomplished drag comedian, singer, and hostess from New Jersey who has become a recurring […]

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Scranton Fringe Fest hosts free First Friday drag show live with comedian Pissi Myles

Scranton Fringe Fest hosts free First Friday drag show live with comedian Pissi Myles

From a press release: First Friday Scranton is once again online due to the coronavirus pandemic, so to keep everyone entertained, the Scranton Fringe Festival is hosting a virtual pop-up show this Friday, May 1 starring Pissi Myles. Myles is an accomplished drag comedian, singer, and hostess from New Jersey who has become a recurring […]

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Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy releases debut comedy album while working on ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’

Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy releases debut comedy album while working on ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’

For seven years, Samantha Ruddy’s career in stand-up comedy has built up to this moment. After her big break on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and landing a job on “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” she released her debut comedy album one month ago… the same day a national emergency was declared in the […]

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NYC comic Steve Marshall headlines Scranton Comedy Club in Dunmore on March 14

NYC comic Steve Marshall headlines Scranton Comedy Club in Dunmore on March 14

The Scranton Comedy Club drew over 300 people to its second show in the newly remodeled Holiday Inn Scranton East in Dunmore last month, forcing the club to turn some people away at the door, so tickets are on sale now for all its monthly stand-up comedy shows through the end of the year. The […]

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Comedian Tom Green performs 2 stand-up shows at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on April 5

Comedian Tom Green performs 2 stand-up shows at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on April 5

From a press release: Canadian comedian, actor, and talk show host Tom Green, best known for “The Tom Green Show” on MTV and his strange style of comedy, will perform two back-to-back stand-up shows at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, April 5 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets, which […]

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