Movies/TV

 NEPA Scene Staff

Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ film screens in NEPA theaters for one night only on April 10

Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ film screens in NEPA theaters for one night only on April 10

From a press release: Following nearly 30 years of development hell, North American audiences will finally get their first look at celebrated director Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited film “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” this spring. Co-starring Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce, the adventure comedy had its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ meet fans at Mohegan Sun Pocono on March 29

Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ meet fans at Mohegan Sun Pocono on March 29

From a press release: Mohegan Sun Pocono’s ongoing Reality Check series will bring Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy of the ABC dance competition television show “Dancing with the Stars” to Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m. The free event showing “the power of love through dance” will feature a stunning performance by the […]

 Rich Howells

Get insight into Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ with ‘I Heard You Paint Houses’ author in Scranton on March 23

Get insight into Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ with ‘I Heard You Paint Houses’ author in Scranton on March 23

In a press conference held at The Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton two weeks ago, the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival announced its 2019 film selections and planned programming in venues throughout downtown Scranton and Waverly on Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24. One of the events that stuck out immediately was the appearance of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedians Jeff Ross and Dave Attell are back ‘Bumping Mics’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on May 24

Comedians Jeff Ross and Dave Attell are back ‘Bumping Mics’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on May 24

From a press release: Following performances there over the last two years, veteran stand-up comedians Jeff Ross and Dave Attell, best known for their work on Comedy Central and quick, caustic humor, will bring their Bumping Mics Tour back to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, May 24 at 8 p.m. “Every room has […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy makes TV debut on ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Born in Scranton, Samantha Ruddy has been living in New York City since 2014 and working hard as both a stand-up comedian and comedy writer. It all paid off recently when she made her network television debut on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on CBS. Recorded late last year in front of a live […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

The theme of the 2019 Clarks Summit Festival of Ice is “Ice Wars,” a frozen take on “Star Wars,” but if that’s not enough science fiction fantasy for the Abingtons, the annual event will host an Ice Wars Comic Con at Clarks Summit Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 17. Promoted by […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’ visit Pocono Mountains to ‘get away from it all’ in latest episode

ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’ visit Pocono Mountains to ‘get away from it all’ in latest episode

From a press release: Hit comedy television show “The Goldbergs” will “get away from it all” when Erica Goldberg and Geoff Schwartz plan a secret romantic getaway to the Pocono Mountains in an all-new episode entitled “Major League’d,” airing this Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. on ABC. As part of the episode, Geoff (played […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival 2019 lineup and guests announced at Ritz Theater in Scranton

VIDEO: Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival 2019 lineup and guests announced at Ritz Theater in Scranton

From a press release: In a press conference held at The Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton this morning, the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival announced its official program selections for this year’s festival, slated for Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24 in a variety of venues throughout downtown Scranton and the Waverly Community House. Presented […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/12/19

PHOTOS: ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/12/19

When Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, and Jon Gries were asked what they think about “Napoleon Dynamite” when they watch it nearly 15 years after its theatrical release, they all responded in unison: “We don’t!” While the actors who portrayed Napoleon, Pedro, and Uncle Rico, respectively, might not think of the 2004 cult comedy hit much […]

 Rich Howells

There ain’t no party like ‘The Office’ pop-up party at Stage West in Scranton on March 23

There ain’t no party like ‘The Office’ pop-up party at Stage West in Scranton on March 23

What better place is there to hold an “Office”-themed party than the home of Dunder Mifflin? While the hit NBC television show ended in 2013, its popularity in syndication and on Netflix is still going strong. Fans even visit Scranton regularly to look for shooting locations, though only the opening credits and a few exterior […]