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‘American Girl Live’ brings dolls to life in new musical at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 30

‘American Girl Live’ brings dolls to life in new musical at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 30

From a press release: The popular line of American Girl dolls has become an all-new musical based on the stories of the Mattel toy line’s characters and stories. “American Girl Live” is embarking on its first nationwide tour starting in December, stopping at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 at […]

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‘Saint of Darkness’ dramatizes real-life Philly police case at Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton Nov. 1-11

‘Saint of Darkness’ dramatizes real-life Philly police case at Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton Nov. 1-11

From a press release: Diva Productions continues its 2018/2019 season at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton with Jeff Boam’s new original stage drama “Saint of Darkness,” based on real events. Set in 1979, the play finds a team of risk-taking detectives, led by Lieutenant Gerald Baker, using a mix of ingenuity, innovation, and old-fashioned […]

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Actors Circle presents comedy ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 25-Nov. 4

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 25-Nov. 4

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle continues its 37th season with the comedy “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 4. Directed by Art Walsh, the show is a lighthearted farce in […]

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Pocono production of cloning play ‘A Number’ comes to Cooperage in Honesdale on Nov. 2

Pocono production of cloning play ‘A Number’ comes to Cooperage in Honesdale on Nov. 2

From a press release: As announced last month, the Pocono Mountains Theater Company will return to The Cooperage Project in Honesdale with a production of “A Number,” a play addressing the subjects of human cloning and identity by award-winning British playwright Caryl Churchill, on Friday, Nov. 2. “A Number” explores the fragility of personal identity […]

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New Magical Cirque Christmas brings magic, acrobats, and more to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 20

New Magical Cirque Christmas brings magic, acrobats, and more to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 20

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will celebrate the holiday season with “A Magical Cirque Christmas” on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m., featuring 2018 “America’s Got Talent” finalists Duo Transcend. The trapeze team will be joined on stage by a magician, speed juggler, acrobats, and more. Tickets, which are $38, […]

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Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ marches back to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 14

Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ marches back to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 14

From a press release: This holiday season, Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $28, $38, $48, and $68, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby Center (71 […]

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Young cast of ‘Addams Family’ musical haunts Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 19-28

Young cast of ‘Addams Family’ musical haunts Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 19-28

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present “The Addams Family” in the company’s new home in Dunmore from Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 28. Artistic Director Dan Pittman of Plymouth leads this cast of workshop participants ages 13-18 through a musical comedy that is sure to have audiences laughing. “’The Addams […]

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical ‘Cinderella’ dances into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre March 13-14

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical ‘Cinderella’ dances into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre March 13-14

From a press release: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of “The King and I” and “The Sound of Music,” will come to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with two shows on Wednesday, March 13 and Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, […]

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Musical mermaid comedy ‘Fruit of the Sea’ swims to Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 27-29

Musical mermaid comedy ‘Fruit of the Sea’ swims to Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 27-29

From a press release: “Fruit of the Sea,” a modern American fish tail and nautical cabaret, is coming from New York City to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Thursday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Sept. 29 as part of the fourth annual Scranton Fringe Festival. In this show, a pet store clerk […]

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Hollywood bombshell and genius inventor Hedy Lamarr comes to life at Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 28-30

Hollywood bombshell and genius inventor Hedy Lamarr comes to life at Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 28-30

From a press release: Hedy Lamarr, glamorous siren of the silver screen, was more than the most beautiful woman and Hollywood actress. She invented frequency hopping and the spread spectrum technology that makes the world of wireless communication tick. From Austria to Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, “Ecstasy,” and intrigue to the very cell phone in your […]

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