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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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New game show comedy ‘Right Is the Price’ premieres at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 27-30

New game show comedy ‘Right Is the Price’ premieres at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 27-30

From a press release: Written by local playwright K.A. Holgate and starring popular local talent, “Right Is the Price” is a funny new show that serves as a throwback to everything you love about game shows in the late ’80s and early ’90s. It will premiere at The Space at Olive in Scranton on Thursday, […]

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Pocono Mountains Theater Company grapples with cloning and identity in ‘A Number’ Sept. 30-Nov. 2

Pocono Mountains Theater Company grapples with cloning and identity in ‘A Number’ Sept. 30-Nov. 2

From a press release: The Pocono Mountains Theater Company will return to the Poconos with a production of “A Number,” a play addressing the subjects of human cloning and identity by award-winning British playwright Caryl Churchill. Performance venues include The Cooperage Project (1030 Main St., Honesdale) on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. and Friday, […]

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Act Out Theatre addresses suicide with drama ‘Night, Mother’ in Dunmore Sept. 14-16

Act Out Theatre addresses suicide with drama ‘Night, Mother’ in Dunmore Sept. 14-16

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the emotional two-woman play “Night, Mother” for one weekend only in the company’s new home in Dunmore on Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16. The production, directed by Dunmore High School senior Molly Butler, revolves around a mother, Thelma, and her 30-something daughter, Jessie, […]

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New Vintage Ensemble play ‘My Condolences’ holds funny Irish wake at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 28-30

New Vintage Ensemble play ‘My Condolences’ holds funny Irish wake at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 28-30

From a press release: Theatre and death have a lot in common. They bring us together, make us laugh, make us cry, and remind us of what it is to be human. The New Vintage Ensemble, in collaboration with the Gaslight Theatre Company, will debut an original piece at the 2018 Scranton Fringe Festival that […]

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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ celebrates the holiday live on stage at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 28

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ celebrates the holiday live on stage at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 28

From a press release: “Christmas time is here! Happiness and cheer!” Live on stage, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” will brings holiday cheer to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, $35, and $45, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations […]