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Actors Circle explores ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Sept. 5-15

Actors Circle explores ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Sept. 5-15

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the first show of its 38th season, the thriller “The Haunting of Hill House,” based on the gothic horror novel that inspired the recent Netflix series of the same name, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 15. […]

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Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby will try to fool Penn & Teller on The CW Sept. 30

Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby will try to fool Penn & Teller on The CW Sept. 30

From a press release: Clarks Summit magician, mentalist, and comedian Denny Corby revealed today that he will appear on the hit television show “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” next month in an attempt to hoodwink the master magicians. The magic competition show on The CW features magicians performing for the titular duo and an audience […]

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Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 1

Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 1

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!” comes to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $46-$78.50 (and $99-$150 for VIP packages), […]

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Young cast brings ‘Madagascar’ musical to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Aug. 9-11

Young cast brings ‘Madagascar’ musical to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Aug. 9-11

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville, in conjunction with Act Out Theatre Group, will present the DreamWorks musical “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr.” for one weekend only. Running this Friday, Aug. 9 through Sunday, Aug. 11, the musical is part of the summer youth workshop program at the Music Box. […]

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Aquila Theatre presents George Orwell’s ‘1984’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 10

Aquila Theatre presents George Orwell’s ‘1984’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 10

From a press release: In the throes of unprecedented challenges to privacy, truth, and personal expression, the Aquila Theatre Company brings George Orwell’s cautionary novel “1984” to the stage of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box […]

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Wilkes-Barre THINK Center hosts NEPA Creative monthly meetup on Aug. 20

Wilkes-Barre THINK Center hosts NEPA Creative monthly meetup on Aug. 20

From a press release: Creative individuals from across Northeastern Pennsylvania will gather at the Wilkes-Barre THINK Center on Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. for the next NEPA Creative meetup. Presented each month by Internet marketing company Coal Creative and Wilkes-Barre Connect, an extension of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the free event […]

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Solve a murder during ‘Murder Me Always’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville July 26-28

Solve a murder during ‘Murder Me Always’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville July 26-28

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the interactive murder mystery comedy “Murder Me Always” by Lee Mueller for one weekend only, running this Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28. During a very bad performance of the play “Murder Me Always,” an actual murder takes place off stage. […]

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‘Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical’ visits F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 12

‘Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical’ visits F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 12

From a press release: For the first time, the “Elf on the Shelf” scout elves will take center stage in a new live musical debuting this holiday season. Inspired by the beloved children’s picture book “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition” and its doll, this touring stage production will give families an exclusive […]

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Sands Casino and Event Center renamed Wind Creek Bethlehem under new ownership

Sands Casino and Event Center renamed Wind Creek Bethlehem under new ownership

Last month, Wind Creek Hospitality finalized the $1.3 billion purchase of the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, so the Lehigh Valley property has been rebranded as Wind Creek Bethlehem, including the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The 14,000-square-foot venue for music, comedy, sports, and other shows will now be known as the Wind Creek Event Center, […]

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Musical ‘Next to Normal’ addresses depression and mental illness at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre July 26-Aug. 4

Musical ‘Next to Normal’ addresses depression and mental illness at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre July 26-Aug. 4

From a press release: The Misfit Players and the Gaslight Theatre Company will co-produce the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical “Next to Normal” at the George P. Maffei II Theatre at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre from Friday, July 26 through Sunday, Aug. 4. “Next to Normal” tells the story of Diana Goodman, a […]