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 NEPA Scene Staff

Young cast (and chihuahua) performs in ‘Legally Blonde’ musical at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Dec. 13-22

Young cast (and chihuahua) performs in ‘Legally Blonde’ musical at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Dec. 13-22

From a press release: “Oh my God, you guys!” Act Out Theatre Group is bringing the Broadway musical “Legally Blonde” to Dunmore on Friday, Dec. 13 through Sunday, Dec. 22. Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gaslight Theatre ends annual ‘Playroom’ series with holiday shows at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre Dec. 12-21

Gaslight Theatre ends annual ‘Playroom’ series with holiday shows at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre Dec. 12-21

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will present its eighth and final installment of their annual “Playroom” series on Thursday, Dec. 12 through Saturday, Dec. 21 at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, culminating in nine holiday-themed plays chronicled as “Playroom: Home for the Holidays.” The series, created by playwright and former artistic director/board member […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Harry Connick Jr.’s Christmas musical ‘Happy Elf’ comes to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Nov. 30-Dec. 15

Harry Connick Jr.’s Christmas musical ‘Happy Elf’ comes to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Nov. 30-Dec. 15

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present Harry Connick Jr.’s holiday musical “The Happy Elf,” beginning Saturday, Nov. 30 and running through Sunday, Dec. 15. Director Jim Williams of Dunmore said “The Happy Elf” is about a Christmas Eve miracle. When Eubie, the self-proclaimed “happy elf” in Santa’s workshop, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Marywood University Theatre presents Jane Austen’s ‘Sense and Sensibility’ in Scranton Nov. 16-17

Marywood University Theatre presents Jane Austen’s ‘Sense and Sensibility’ in Scranton Nov. 16-17

From a press release: Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will present its fall production of the Jane Austen drama “Sense and Sensibility” on Saturday, Nov. 16 and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. each night in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts on the university’s campus in Scranton. This playful adaptation of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia Players present madcap musical comedy ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ in Dallas Nov. 21-24

Misericordia Players present madcap musical comedy ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ in Dallas Nov. 21-24

From a press release: The Misericordia Players acting troupe will present “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a heartfelt parody of the musical comedies of the 1920s, on Thursday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 24 on the campus of Misericordia University in Dallas. The production features music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, based on the […]

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Educational children’s YouTube star Blippi brings first national tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 26

Educational children’s YouTube star Blippi brings first national tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 26

From a press release: It was announced today that children’s YouTube sensation Blippi will bring his first-ever tour across North America to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. “Blippi Live” is set to bring the vivacious, energetic, and educational children’s character from the screen to the stage for […]

 Rich Howells

Vintage Theater 10th anniversary show reunites 6 NEPA bands in Scranton on Nov. 29

Vintage Theater 10th anniversary show reunites 6 NEPA bands in Scranton on Nov. 29

First announced back in June, a show celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Vintage Theater now has a set venue and an extra band added to the mix. Remembered today as one of Scranton’s greatest all-ages art and event spaces, The Vintage left a lasting impression on many local musicians and actors during its five-year […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Broadway hit musical ‘Rent’ takes 20th Anniversary Tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 11

Broadway hit musical ‘Rent’ takes 20th Anniversary Tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 11

From a press release: “La vie bohème!” One of the longest-running shows on Broadway, “Rent,” is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. as part of its ongoing 20th Anniversary Tour. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on sale now and available […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre nominated for Theater of the Year Award, undergoes staff and website changes

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre nominated for Theater of the Year Award, undergoes staff and website changes

From a press release: For the second year in a row, the IEBA, the International Entertainment Buyers Association, has nominated the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre for the prestigious Ryman Auditorium Theater of the Year Award. The Beacon Theatre in New York City, the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, the Microsoft Theater […]

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Two young casts ‘Let It Go’ with Disney’s ‘Frozen Jr.’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 11-20

Two young casts ‘Let It Go’ with Disney’s ‘Frozen Jr.’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 11-20

From a press release: The cold doesn’t bother Act Out Theatre Group. Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” is coming to the Dunmore stage on weekends from Friday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 20. Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” is a truncated version of the hit Broadway musical based on the 2013 animated fantasy movie. It follows two sisters, Elsa […]