Humor

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bestselling humorist David Sedaris gives free talk and signs books at Scranton Cultural Center on March 31

Bestselling humorist David Sedaris gives free talk and signs books at Scranton Cultural Center on March 31

From a press release: In early 2020, the Lackawanna County Library System announced that bestselling author David Sedaris, whose personal essays and humorous social commentary have earned him recognition as one of America’s greatest living humor writers, would deliver the American Masters Lecture that year. The pandemic delayed those plans a few times, but tickets […]

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‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ cast improvises live at Scranton Cultural Center on April 29

‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ cast improvises live at Scranton Cultural Center on April 29

From a press release: The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will perform some hilarious improvised skits under the banner of “Whose Live Anyway?” in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Theatre at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Friday, April 29. “Whose Live Anyway?” is […]

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‘Insomniac’ comic Dave Attell performs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on March 19

‘Insomniac’ comic Dave Attell performs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on March 19

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian, actor, and writer Dave Attell, best known as the host of Comedy Central’s “Insomniac with Dave Attell,” will bring a full night of laughter to the main stage of the Keystone Grand Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, March 19 at 8 […]

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Comedian Nikki Glaser performs at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 6

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian, actress, and television/radio/podcast host Nikki Glaser, who is currently hosting the HBO Max dating reality series “FBOY Island,” has added new dates to her stand-up tour “One Night with Nikki Glaser,” including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, May 6. […]

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Comedian John Mulaney kicks off national tour at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on March 11

Comedian John Mulaney kicks off national tour at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on March 11

From a press release: John Mulaney, best known for his work as a writer on “Saturday Night Live” and one of the most popular comedians touring at the moment, announced today that his 2022 From Scratch Tour will kick off at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Friday, March 11 […]

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic takes his ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 14

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic takes his ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 14

From a press release: Almost four years after his first foray into unfamiliar concert territory with his highly-acclaimed Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, “Weird Al” Yankovic will be pressing his luck again, this time with The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, which includes a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in […]

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Comedian Bill Burr performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on June 16, 2022

Comedian Bill Burr performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on June 16, 2022

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, and podcast host Bill Burr will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, June 16. The show is part of his Live Nation-produced spring/summer 2022 arena and amphitheater tour. “Bill Burr (Slight Return)” will kick off […]

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‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

From a press release: It was announced today that “Jackass” star, stand-up comedian, stunt performer, and New York Times bestselling author Steve-O will take the stage of the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Dec. 3 as part of his Bucket List Tour. Every idea on Steve-O’s bucket list was so ill-advised, he never expected […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA comics Zack Hammond and Dan Hoppel wrap up national tour in Dunmore on July 31

NEPA comics Zack Hammond and Dan Hoppel wrap up national tour in Dunmore on July 31

As venues began to open again in the spring, Northeastern Pennsylvania comedians Zack Hammond and Dan Hoppel wasted no time getting back on the road to give people what they need most after the worst year in living memory – a really good laugh. Friends and fans back home have been following their cross-country exploits […]

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Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco returns to Wilkes-Barre for Mohegan Sun Arena show on Dec. 5

From a press release: Touted as “the hottest comic in America” by the New York Times, Sebastian Maniscalco has celebrated heights only a few comedians ever achieve. A string of record-breaking, sold-out arena shows include a comedy record for Chicago’s United Center with 21,286, the highest gross for a single event at Boston’s TD Garden, […]