Movies/TV

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‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist/comedian Ryan Niemiller performs at Ritz Theater in Scranton on Nov. 23

‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist/comedian Ryan Niemiller performs at Ritz Theater in Scranton on Nov. 23

From a press release: The latest season of “America’s Got Talent” just wrapped up this week, and third-place contestant Ryan Niemiller is already hitting the road to perform for new fans across the country. Despite being born with a disability in both arms called ectrodactyly, the stand-up comedian from Indianapolis, Indiana shares his views of […]

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Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre screens ‘Nightmare on Elm Street,’ ‘Rocky Horror’ in Halloween film series on Oct. 19

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre screens ‘Nightmare on Elm Street,’ ‘Rocky Horror’ in Halloween film series on Oct. 19

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre announced the three films it will show in its seventh annual Halloween film festival, Splatterday IV, on Saturday, Oct. 19. Tickets, which are $3 and $5 per movie, go on sale this Monday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. and will […]

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PBS Kids show ‘Wild Kratts’ brings live tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 22

PBS Kids show ‘Wild Kratts’ brings live tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 22

From a press release: The live stage version of the PBS Kids educational television show “Wild Kratts” is returning to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with an all-new show – “Wild Kratts Live 2.0 – Activate Creature Power!” – on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Get ready to dive into another “Wild […]

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‘Trolls Live’ brings animated characters to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre March 24-25

‘Trolls Live’ brings animated characters to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre March 24-25

From a press release: Get ready for a hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and all their Troll friends from the DreamWorks animated movie come to life on stage in “Trolls Live,” their first-ever live tour. Jam-packed with children’s music, glitter, humor, and happiness, it was announced today that “Trolls Live” will visit the Mohegan Sun […]

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‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ beams back into NEPA theaters for 40th anniversary Sept. 15-18

‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ beams back into NEPA theaters for 40th anniversary Sept. 15-18

From a press release: In 1979, the Starship Enterprise flew its very first big-screen mission in “Star Trek: The Motion Picture.” To mark the film’s 40th anniversary, Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures will bring this awe-inspiring adventure back to movie theaters for two days only on Sunday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 18. In its […]

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Marketplace at Steamtown’s Throwback event recalls ’80s, ’90s Scranton mall nostalgia Sept. 14-15

Marketplace at Steamtown’s Throwback event recalls ’80s, ’90s Scranton mall nostalgia Sept. 14-15

From a press release: Raid your closet and pull out your leg warmers, acid-wash jeans, scrunchies, and neon windbreakers because The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton is about to go back to the 1980s and ’90s with a totally radical assortment of activities, local vendors, food, and live music. Shop Small Steamtown: Throwback will […]

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ creator Joel Hodgson brings final live tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 23

‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ creator Joel Hodgson brings final live tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 23

From a press release: It was announced today that the award-winning television comedy “Mystery Science Theater 3000” is returning to Wilkes-Barre with an all-new live show featuring Joel Hodgson, the original host and creative vision behind the beloved TV and Netflix series for more than three decades, in his final live tour. Produced by Alternaversal […]

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Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby will try to fool Penn & Teller on The CW Sept. 30

Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby will try to fool Penn & Teller on The CW Sept. 30

From a press release: Clarks Summit magician, mentalist, and comedian Denny Corby revealed today that he will appear on the hit television show “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” next month in an attempt to hoodwink the master magicians. The magic competition show on The CW features magicians performing for the titular duo and an audience […]

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Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 1

Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 1

From a press release: You could win cash and prizes during the interactive stage production of the longest-running game show in television history when “The Price Is Right Live!” comes to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $46-$78.50 (and $99-$150 for VIP packages), […]

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Talk to actress Kathy Najimy live at ‘Hocus Pocus’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 11

Talk to actress Kathy Najimy live at ‘Hocus Pocus’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 11

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre is getting into the Halloween spirit by bringing one of the Sanderson sisters back to life one more time. Actress Kathy Najimy will participate in a live discussion and Q&A before a screening of the 1993 cult classic “Hocus Pocus” at the Kirby Center on […]