Theater

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2018-2019 season with nearly 50 events

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2018-2019 season with nearly 50 events

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts announced the lineup for its 32nd season as the premier performing arts center in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Always “At the Heart of the Arts and Entertainment,” the Kirby Center’s 2018-2019 season once again delivers a group of diverse and exciting performances that include […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PATAsphere holds fundraiser with live music and dancers at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 20

PATAsphere holds fundraiser with live music and dancers at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 20

From a press release: PATAsphere, which provides young performers with state-of-the-art voice, dance, and drama training within a safe, supportive, and engaging environment, will hold its fourth annual Spring Gala Fundraiser, “You Be You,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, May 20 at 5 p.m. Tickets, which are $15 for general admission […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Behind the scenes (and colorful costumes) of ‘Marvel Universe Live’ in Wilkes-Barre

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Behind the scenes (and colorful costumes) of ‘Marvel Universe Live’ in Wilkes-Barre

While Marvel fans of all ages enjoyed “Avengers: Infinity War” last weekend, helping the 19th film in the franchise set the record for the highest movie opening ever, the more mature tone and surprisingly dark ending may have left a few families looking for something lighter now to brighten their spirits before “Ant-Man and the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts grants now available to NEPA artists of all kinds, deadline is June 20

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts grants now available to NEPA artists of all kinds, deadline is June 20

From a press release: The Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts program, a regrant initiative of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts administered in Northeastern Pennsylvania by the Pocono Arts Council in Stroudsburg, is now accepting applications for Project Stream grants for art projects in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne counties. Arts-related and community-based nonprofit […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Vintage Ensemble reinvents theatre classic ‘Our Town’ at Scranton Cultural Center April 27-May 5

New Vintage Ensemble reinvents theatre classic ‘Our Town’ at Scranton Cultural Center April 27-May 5

From a press release: With a mission of reinventing the familiar, the New Vintage Ensemble is set to delight audiences with a fresh interpretation of an American theatre classic. Featuring new costumes, music, digital projection, and creative performances, the local theatre group will present “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder, in partnership with the Scranton Cultural […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Electric City Tattoo Convention at the Hilton Scranton, 04/14/18

PHOTOS: Electric City Tattoo Convention at the Hilton Scranton, 04/14/18

Even after Electric City Tattoo opened a second location in Wilkes-Barre last fall and shuffled a few employees around, the popular shop in downtown Scranton found enough time to organize a bigger and better convention on Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15. For its ninth year, the Electric City Tattoo Convention took advantage of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Act Out Theatre presents musical farce ‘Lucky Stiff’ in Taylor April 20-22 before move to Dunmore

Act Out Theatre presents musical farce ‘Lucky Stiff’ in Taylor April 20-22 before move to Dunmore

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the hilarious musical farce “Lucky Stiff” this Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22. This will be the last production that will take place at Act Out’s Taylor location before the company moves to Dunmore in May. Director Kalen Churcher of Plymouth leads this cast […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Hershey Theatre announces 2018-19 Broadway Series with ‘Cats,’ ‘Spamalot,’ and more

Hershey Theatre announces 2018-19 Broadway Series with ‘Cats,’ ‘Spamalot,’ and more

From a press release: The Hershey Theatre has announced a wide variety of four outstanding Broadway productions that will take the stage at the historic venue as part of its 2018-2019 season, presented by Capital BlueCross. The much-anticipated 2018-2019 Broadway Series programming includes “Finding Neverland,” “Spamalot,” “On Your Feet!,” and “Cats.” “The 2018-2019 Broadway Series […]

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60 young performers present Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Scranton Cultural Center April 20-22

60 young performers present Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Scranton Cultural Center April 20-22

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s Youth Theatre Program will showcase nearly 60 young performers in its upcoming production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Featuring students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, the production will run on Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22 on the SCC’s historic main […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre stages Part 2 of ‘Angels in America’ May 4-13

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre stages Part 2 of ‘Angels in America’ May 4-13

From a press release: After an award-winning run in 2016, the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will mount the second installment of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play “Angels in America.” Performances begin Friday, May 4 and run through Sunday, May 13. Written by American playwright Tony Kushner and recently mounted to critical acclaim by the […]