Theater

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2019-2020 season with over 50 events

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2019-2020 season with over 50 events

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts announced the lineup for its 33rd season as the premier performing arts center in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Always “At the Heart of the Arts and Entertainment,” the Kirby Center’s 2019-2020 season once again delivers a group of diverse and exciting performances that include […]

 Rich Howells

Italian circus pops up in Taylor Walmart parking lot from May 17-May 26 on first U.S. tour

Italian circus pops up in Taylor Walmart parking lot from May 17-May 26 on first U.S. tour

Scranton residents and shoppers of the Walmart Supercenter in Taylor may have noticed some large tents popping up in the parking lot over the last few days. It’s easy to assume that it’s just another flower tent or carnival that commonly set up next to local businesses and shopping centers, but what’s underneath here is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre extends contract with Penguins, names new general manager

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre extends contract with Penguins, names new general manager

From a press release: The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority announced today that they have come to terms on contract extensions with the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins and SMG Management, keeping both organizations at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for the foreseeable future. “The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority was […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Will Beekman moves from F.M. Kirby Center to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Kirby announces promotions

Will Beekman moves from F.M. Kirby Center to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Kirby announces promotions

From a press release: It was announced today that Will Beekman, who spent the last five years serving as the executive director of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, has accepted the position of general manager at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township. Correspondingly, the Kirby Center has announced promotions for three […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Broadway musical hits Act Out Theatre in Dunmore May 17-26

‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Broadway musical hits Act Out Theatre in Dunmore May 17-26

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group is taking on two of America’s most notorious outlaws in the Broadway musical “Bonnie & Clyde,” running from Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 26 in Dunmore. At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Follow the funny ‘Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville April 26-May 19

Follow the funny ‘Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville April 26-May 19

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the Tony Award-winning musical comedy “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” beginning Friday, April 26 and running four weekends through Sunday, May 19. Directed by Alexandra Liguori and musically directed by Jennifer Hunter, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Young actors put on circus musical ‘Barnum’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore April 26-28

Young actors put on circus musical ‘Barnum’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore April 26-28

From a press release: The circus is coming to town for one weekend only when Act Out Theatre Group presents the Broadway show “Barnum: The Circus Musical” on Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28 in Dunmore. “Barnum” depicts the life of P.T. Barnum, famed prince of humbug, and his journey to the circus. It […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 27

Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 27

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!” returns to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, April […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Actors Circle presents classic play ‘Pygmalion’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton April 25-May 5

Actors Circle presents classic play ‘Pygmalion’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton April 25-May 5

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the classic play “Pygmalion,” a romantic comedy by George Bernard Shaw that was later adapted into the musical “My Fair Lady,” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, April 25 through Sunday, May 5. Directed by Cathy Rist Strauch of Clinton Township, “Pygmalion” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Act Out Theatre Group finds ‘Dinosaurs Before Dark’ in Dunmore March 29-31

Act Out Theatre Group finds ‘Dinosaurs Before Dark’ in Dunmore March 29-31

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the “Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark” Kids, a musical adaptation of the first of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning fantasy adventure books from the “Magic Tree House” book series, for one weekend only – Friday, March 29 through Sunday, March 31 in Dunmore. In this […]