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 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 10

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 10

From a press release: In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” made its network television debut delighting audiences across the country. Today, it was announced the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest-running and highest-rated television special will return live on stage with “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical.” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Dancing with the Stars: Live!’ steps into Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Jan. 10

‘Dancing with the Stars: Live!’ steps into Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Jan. 10

From a press release: Following back-to-back sold-out tours, “Dancing with the Stars: Live!” is taking its all-new production on the road. Fans of “Dancing with the Stars,” ABC’s leading entertainment show produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, will be given the opportunity to see their favorite stars dance live in Bethlehem at the Sands Bethlehem Event […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘Allons-y to the Future’ is the ‘Back to the Future’ and ‘Doctor Who’ mashup musical that time did not forget

“People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually, from a nonlinear, non-subjective viewpoint, it’s more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey… stuff.” – The Doctor The Internet is blowing up with love for “Back to the Future” because today is Oct. 21, 2015, the date which Marty McFly […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Dare to Dream’ with Disney on Ice princesses at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 13-18

‘Dare to Dream’ with Disney on Ice princesses at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 13-18

From a press release: Disney on Ice presents “Dare to Dream” is bringing Disney’s princess stories and most beloved fairytales to the ice in a sensational live production coming to your hometown. This ice spectacular featuring scenes from “Tangled,” “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Cinderella,” and “The Princess and the Frog” visits Wilkes-Barre from […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Masters of Illusion will make you ‘Believe the Impossible’ at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Feb. 21

Masters of Illusion will make you ‘Believe the Impossible’ at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Feb. 21

From a press release: Masters of Illusion, America’s largest touring magic show, will embark on its fifth season of their “Believe the Impossible” tour and appear at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $25-$45, go on sale this Friday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. Tickets can […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New monthly Youth Scene Open Mic in Scranton welcomes all performing artists ages 14-20, starts Oct. 7

New monthly Youth Scene Open Mic in Scranton welcomes all performing artists ages 14-20, starts Oct. 7

A common complaint in Northeastern Pennsylvania is the lack of events and venues that are open to those under 21, so NEPA Scene and the Breaking Ground Poets are looking to change that – at least for one night every month. These two local organizations dedicated to the arts have announced a brand new monthly […]

 Ali Pica

Each ‘Knock on the Door’ reveals a new story in improvised podcast drama at Scranton Fringe Fest

Each ‘Knock on the Door’ reveals a new story in improvised podcast drama at Scranton Fringe Fest

Shows run tonight through Sunday at Coalwork

“A Knock on the Door” will be performed three times during the Scranton Fringe Festival this weekend, yet it will never be the same show twice. That’s because audience suggestions will influence three actors and one sound effects artist to follow a unique creative path every time, crafting an improvised narrative that will be recorded […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Need help navigating the Scranton Fringe Festival? Flip through our digital guide any time this weekend

Need help navigating the Scranton Fringe Festival? Flip through our digital guide any time this weekend

With over 40 productions taking place in 12 venues across Scranton over four days, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the Scranton Fringe Festival. What events should I attend? Where is that one that sounded so good? What time does each one start? Relax – if you haven’t picked up a print copy of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Award-winning comedy ‘The Eulogy’ pokes fun at funerals at the Scranton Fringe Fest Oct. 3-4

Award-winning comedy ‘The Eulogy’ pokes fun at funerals at the Scranton Fringe Fest Oct. 3-4

From a press release: Tears of grief at a funeral are commonplace, but a new comedic play – ceremoniously titled “The Eulogy” – offers theatergoers the opposite: “The only tears at this funeral will be from laughing,” says playwright and performer Michael Burgos. Set at the funeral of “Thomas” – a man who, after a […]

 Ali Pica

Macabre musical ‘Presenting the Spectrettes’ mixes death with ’60s pop music

Macabre musical ‘Presenting the Spectrettes’ mixes death with ’60s pop music

The show premieres at the Scranton Fringe Fest this weekend

Get out your avocado green Koss headphones you bought on eBay and spin your vintage LP of The Supremes in preparation for “Presenting the Spectrettes,” a 1960s-inspired musical that premieres during the Scranton Fringe Festival on Friday, Oct. 2 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 4 at The Leonard Theater. Set in the early ‘60s, the […]

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