Theater

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Gaslight Theatre sits in ‘Dining Room’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre Aug. 17-26

Gaslight Theatre sits in ‘Dining Room’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre Aug. 17-26

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will open its new season with the next entry in its celebrated “Playroom” series, “Dining Room,” which runs this weekend and the next at the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Aug. 17 through Sunday, Aug. 26. The series, created by playwright and former artistic director/board […]

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Improvised Shakespeare Company creates a new show live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

Improvised Shakespeare Company creates a new show live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

From a press release: The Improvised Shakespeare Company will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m., creating a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at kirbycenter.org, and by […]

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Musical cabaret and WWII stories featured in free ‘1940s Canteen’ show in Scranton on Aug. 25

Musical cabaret and WWII stories featured in free ‘1940s Canteen’ show in Scranton on Aug. 25

From a press release: Travel back in time with “The 1940s Canteen,” a unique collaboration with a professional theater company, United Neighborhood Centers, seniors, and teens. The first half of this show will consist of ensemble-created monologues based on World War II veterans’ experiences, as well as those of Scranton natives who were part of […]

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Actors Circle opens 37th season with ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Sept. 13-23

Actors Circle opens 37th season with ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Sept. 13-23

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will open its 37th season with the beloved drama “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Christopher Sergel, from the classic novel by Harper Lee, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 13 through Sunday, Sept. 23. The show follows a young woman who remembers her […]

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Celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Rock of Ages’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre Oct. 16-17

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Rock of Ages’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre Oct. 16-17

From a press release: The 10th Anniversary Tour of the Tony Award-winning production of “Rock of Ages” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for two performances on Tuesday, Oct. 16 and Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, are on sale now and available at the Sundance […]

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‘America’s Got Talent’ shadow dancers Catapult will captivate Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 12

‘America’s Got Talent’ shadow dancers Catapult will captivate Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 12

From a press release: Shadow dance company and “America’s Got Talent” finalists Catapult will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at kirbycenter.org, and by […]

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Wilkes-Barre’s Gaslight Theatre announces relocation with 2018-19 season, ‘Year of the ‘Speare’

Wilkes-Barre’s Gaslight Theatre announces relocation with 2018-19 season, ‘Year of the ‘Speare’

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company recently announced its 15th anniversary “Year of the ‘Speare,” a year-long celebration of William Shakespeare laced with original concepts and titles, but the group will be simultaneously preparing to relocate its theater this fall. “It is with great sadness that Gaslight departs from our home at the […]

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‘Frankenstein’ comes to life on stage at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 11

‘Frankenstein’ comes to life on stage at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 11

From a press release: The Aquila Theatre Company will present the stage adaptation of one of the first true science fiction novels, Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre renames box office with Sundance Vacations partnership

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre renames box office with Sundance Vacations partnership

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center and Sundance Vacations has announced an agreement for a new sponsorship-based partnership through which the Kirby Center’s box office will be named the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Located in the heart of downtown Wilkes-Barre, the Kirby Center (71 […]

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Learn how to earn a living in performing arts at free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on July 21

Learn how to earn a living in performing arts at free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on July 21

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture, and Education Council will present a free panel discussion, “Performance for a Living,” in Shopland Hall at the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, July 21 from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. The panel features local artists who work in the […]