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‘The Office’ comes back to Scranton in musical parody at Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 26-27

‘The Office’ comes back to Scranton in musical parody at Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 26-27

From a press release: Everyone knows that “The Office” is based in Scranton, so it’s about time that the off-Broadway show “The Office! A Musical Parody” comes to the Electric City. Broadway in Scranton is bringing Michael, Dwight, Pam, Jim, and the gang to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Thursday, Sept. […]

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Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts free sensory-friendly ‘James and the Giant Peach’ performances July 12-14

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts free sensory-friendly ‘James and the Giant Peach’ performances July 12-14

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will present its second set of sensory-friendly live performances this summer with Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach,” a musical version made for young audiences. Presented in partnership with the King’s College Theatre Department, this production directed by Skyler Makuch will be performed in […]

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‘The Office! A Musical Parody’ comes to Community Arts Center in Williamsport on Oct. 8

‘The Office! A Musical Parody’ comes to Community Arts Center in Williamsport on Oct. 8

From a press release: “The Office” may be based in Scranton, but the off-Broadway show “The Office! A Musical Parody” is heading a few hours away to the Community Arts Center in Williamsport on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $28.60, $39, and $49.40, are on sale now and available at caclive.com […]

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Sherlock Holmes investigates ‘White Chapel Murders’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 11-14

Sherlock Holmes investigates ‘White Chapel Murders’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 11-14

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present a local playwright’s take on the classic fictional detective Sherlock Holmes at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14. Based on the characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “Sherlock Holmes and the White Chapel Murders” is written […]

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Singer of Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo becomes ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ June 27-Aug. 3

Singer of Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo becomes ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ June 27-Aug. 3

From a press release: The Scranton Shakespeare Festival will start its eighth season tonight with the biblical musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which features a local lead singer in the title role. Stephen Murphy, vocalist and keyboardist for Scranton pop rock band Black Tie Stereo, will portray Joseph, sharing the stage with Michele […]

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Scranton Shakespeare Festival offers variety of free plays and musicals downtown June 27-Aug. 4

Scranton Shakespeare Festival offers variety of free plays and musicals downtown June 27-Aug. 4

From a press release: Eight years strong, the Scranton Shakespeare Festival is back in the Electric City this summer with another season of exciting and free professional theatre featuring stories from far and wide… and something very close to home. The festival kicks off this season on Thursday, June 27 with the upbeat musical “Joseph […]

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Classic TV stars Barbara Eden and Hal Linden read ‘Love Letters’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 1, 2020

Classic TV stars Barbara Eden and Hal Linden read ‘Love Letters’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 1, 2020

From a press release: It was announced today that the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present A. R. Gurney’s play “Love Letters” starring Barbara Eden and Hal Linden on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. in the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Theatre. This nationally touring show delivers a once-in-a-lifetime evening featuring the […]

 Rich Howells

5 NEPA bands reunite to celebrate 10th anniversary of Vintage Theater in Scranton on Nov. 22

5 NEPA bands reunite to celebrate 10th anniversary of Vintage Theater in Scranton on Nov. 22

Five years after one of Scranton’s greatest all-ages art and event spaces closed its doors, bands and actors who often performed at The Vintage will be new again for one night only. It was announced today that, to celebrate the nonprofit venue’s 10th anniversary, popular local bands that played during The Vintage’s five-year history will […]

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Celebrate 80th anniversary of ‘Wizard of Oz’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville June 14-30

Celebrate 80th anniversary of ‘Wizard of Oz’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville June 14-30

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the timeless classic “The Wizard of Oz” beginning Friday, June 14 and running three weekends through Sunday, June 30 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the film. Based on the book by L. Frank Baum with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen […]

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PATAsphere celebrates 5 years of performing arts education in Dallas with new musical, summer training, and more

PATAsphere celebrates 5 years of performing arts education in Dallas with new musical, summer training, and more

From a press release: PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas also known as PATA, is a one-of-a-kind, intensive performing arts training academy. Founded in 2014 by Dr. Cari Tellis, a voice specialist and professor at Misericordia University, PATA was created to bring state-of-the-art instruction in voice, dance, and drama to both beginner and established […]