Movies/TV

 NEPA Scene Staff

Harry Potter-themed dance party Wizardfest appears at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 26

Harry Potter-themed dance party Wizardfest appears at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 26

From a press release: Wizards, witches, sorcerers, and the half-blood prince will need to make a special trip to Diagon Alley for a fresh pair of dress robes because Wizardfest is flying into West Scranton. The touring Harry Potter-themed dance party will transform the new music venue Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) into […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Cartoon Network will open first resort hotel in Lancaster in the summer of 2019

Cartoon Network will open first resort hotel in Lancaster in the summer of 2019

From a press release: Cartoon Network and Palace Entertainment announced a new partnership this week that will lead to the opening of the first Cartoon Network Hotel in the country, bringing some of the television channel’s most well-loved cartoon characters to life in Lancaster in South Central Pennsylvania. Joining a global portfolio of Cartoon Network […]

 Rich Howells

Ritz Theater in Scranton hosts all-day Halloween movie marathon for $10 on Oct. 31

Ritz Theater in Scranton hosts all-day Halloween movie marathon for $10 on Oct. 31

Over the past year, the Creative and Performing Arts Academy of NEPA has breathed new life into the Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton, hosting children’s theatre, classes, concerts, and movie screenings in the historic space. This month, they started showing daytime movies Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:15 p.m., along with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah takes ‘Loud and Clear’ stand-up comedy to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Jan. 26

‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah takes ‘Loud and Clear’ stand-up comedy to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Jan. 26

From a press release: It was announced today that award-winning South African comedian, political commentator, television host, writer, producer, and actor Trevor Noah, best known for taking over Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” in 2015, will bring his Loud and Clear Tour to arenas across the country, including the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, […]

 Rich Howells

Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton will reopen under new management this November

Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton will reopen under new management this November

Almost a year after the Iron Horse Movie Bistro suddenly closed its doors, news came over the weekend that the downtown Scranton movie theater will reopen under new management before the end of 2018. Located across the street from the Marketplace at Steamtown, the theater will be taken over by a brand new company called […]

 Rich Howells

Experience ‘Rocky Horror’ with a live shadow cast at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 3

Experience ‘Rocky Horror’ with a live shadow cast at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 3

It may be a few days after Halloween, but there’s never a bad time to watch “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” with a rowdy crowd, especially with a live shadow cast to reenact the debauchery shown on screen. Sweet Translucent Dreams, known for their reoccurring shows in Bethlehem and Emmaus, will return to Scranton for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Talk to the ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live after screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 12

Talk to the ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live after screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 12

From a press release: It was announced today that the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will present a screening of the cult classic film “Napoleon Dynamite,” featuring a live conversation in person with actors Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro), and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at 7 p.m. This […]

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‘My Cat from Hell’ host Jackson Galaxy speaks at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 13

‘My Cat from Hell’ host Jackson Galaxy speaks at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Jackson Galaxy, host of the hit Animal Planet show “My Cat from Hell,” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Presented by Litter Genie, the Total Cat Mojo Live Tour is a series of in-depth, personal speaking engagements […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 17

Comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 17

From a press release: Groundbreaking comedian, actress, author, and television host Whoopi Goldberg – the second black woman to win an Academy Award for acting and a daytime talk show fixture on ABC’s “The View” – will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $55, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Red Green hosts ‘last’ live tour, stops at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 28

Comedian Red Green hosts ‘last’ live tour, stops at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 28

From a press release: It was announced today that Canadian comedian Steve Smith, better known as his alter ego Red Green, will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre – potentially for the last time – as part of his This Could Be It Tour on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7 p.m. Tickets, […]

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