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 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian and actor Dane Cook performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 8

Comedian and actor Dane Cook performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 8

From a press release: It was announced today that stand-up comedian and actor Dane Cook will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $59.50, $79.50, and $99.50, plus applicable fees, go on sale this Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Jo Koy will ‘Break the Mold’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 11

Comedian Jo Koy will ‘Break the Mold’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 11

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian Jo Koy will bring his Break the Mold Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. Tickets, which are $39, $49, and $114 (VIP), plus fees, go on sale this Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m. and can […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Last Comic Standing’ winner Josh Blue performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 12

‘Last Comic Standing’ winner Josh Blue performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 12

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” winner Josh Blue will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, July 12 at 8 p.m. as part of the Live from the Chandelier Lobby series. Tickets, which are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Due to popular demand, comedian Sebastian Maniscalco adds 2nd Wilkes-Barre show on Sept. 14

Due to popular demand, comedian Sebastian Maniscalco adds 2nd Wilkes-Barre show on Sept. 14

From a press release: Due to overwhelming ticket demand, it was announced today that comedian, actor, and bestselling author Sebastian Maniscalco is adding a second stand-up performance when he visits the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Sept. 14. Limited tickets remain for Maniscalco’s 7 p.m. performance, announced earlier this week. The second performance […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 14

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 14

From a press release: Comedian, actor, and bestselling author Sebastian Maniscalco recently wrapped the spring leg of his Stay Hungry 2018 Tour with five sold-out shows at New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall. People Magazine’s “The comedian’s comedian” broke the historic venue’s record with his appearances, ranking him the highest-grossing comedy weekend in their […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Offensive’ comedian Anthony Jeselnik performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Aug. 17

‘Offensive’ comedian Anthony Jeselnik performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Aug. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian Anthony Jeselnik, known for his boundary-pushing dark comedy, will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 and $35, plus applicable fees, go on sale this Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. and can be […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Blue Collar’ comedian Bill Engvall comes to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 7

‘Blue Collar’ comedian Bill Engvall comes to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian Bill Engvall, best known for his “Here’s Your Sign” bit popularized by the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $54 for regular reserved seating and $60 for premium reserved […]

 Guest Contributor

Gilbert Gottfried chats with Scranton comedian about stealing toiletries, selfies with Nazis, and more hilarity

Gilbert Gottfried chats with Scranton comedian about stealing toiletries, selfies with Nazis, and more hilarity

While it was an honor and a blast chatting with Gilbert Gottfried before his gig at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in 2015, when it was announced that he would return to Scranton to perform at the Ritz Theater on Friday, April 27, the NEPA Scene team wanted to try something different this time around […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton briefly referenced again by John Oliver on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

VIDEO: Scranton briefly referenced again by John Oliver on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

While it has been seven months since comedian John Oliver’s news satire program “Last Week Tonight” featured Scranton on HBO, but it’s clear that the Electric City left an impression on him. Oliver ended last night’s show with a segment on some of the last remaining brick-and-mortar Blockbusters in Alaska. With business dwindling at these […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian and TV host Josh Wolf performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 26

Comedian and TV host Josh Wolf performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 26

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian, actor, and television host Josh Wolf will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m. as part of the Live from the Chandelier Lobby series, presented by the Kirby Center in partnership with Special Guest App. Tickets, which are […]