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Musical ‘Buddy Holly Story’ rocks F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 10

Musical ‘Buddy Holly Story’ rocks F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 10

From a press release: Seen by more than 22 million music fans since it opened in London’s West End in 1989, “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” – the show that inspired a generation of multi-million-selling jukebox musicals like “Jersey Boys,” “Mamma Mia,” “Million Dollar Quartet,” and “We Will Rock You” – is back by popular […]

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Lightwire Theater’s ‘Electric Christmas’ illuminates F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 6

Lightwire Theater’s ‘Electric Christmas’ illuminates F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that “America’s Got Talent” semi-finalists Lightwire Theater will perform “A Very Electric Christmas” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Lightwire Theater is internationally recognized for their electroluminescent artistry, poignant storytelling, and captivating performances in complete darkness. This touring show is certain to […]

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Post-apocalyptic pop culture explored in comedic play ‘Mr. Burns’ in Scranton July 21-23

Post-apocalyptic pop culture explored in comedic play ‘Mr. Burns’ in Scranton July 21-23

From a press release: The Scranton Fringe Festival will present the dark comedy “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play” at the Peoples Security Theater at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton on Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23. Award-winning playwright Anne Washburn’s imaginative play propels the audience forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling […]

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Scranton Fringe Fest celebrates Pride Month with Big Gay StorySlam at Radisson Hotel on June 4

Scranton Fringe Fest celebrates Pride Month with Big Gay StorySlam at Radisson Hotel on June 4

From a press release: The Scranton StorySlam has been a popular recurring event in Northeastern Pennsylvanian, starting with its first slam in March of 2012 and becoming part of the Scranton Fringe Festival’s year-round arts programming in the spring of 2016. The joy of StorySlam is that any kind of story can be spun within […]

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‘Snow White’ sings with young cast at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore May 20-22

‘Snow White’ sings with young cast at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore May 20-22

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the musical “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” with a young cast from Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22 in Dunmore. “The production is based off of the classic fairy tale and is a perfect way to introduce young children to theatre,” said Kalen […]

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‘Disney Junior Live’ brings Mickey and Spider-Man to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26

‘Disney Junior Live’ brings Mickey and Spider-Man to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26

From a press release: Young Disney and Marvel fans can dress up and join the party when “Disney Junior Live on Tour: Costume Palooza” comes to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The all-new show announced today features the first appearance of characters from Marvel’s “Spidey and His Amazing Friends” in […]

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Immigrants tell their stories in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Dallas in ’80 Minutes Around the World’ on April 28-30

Immigrants tell their stories in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Dallas in ’80 Minutes Around the World’ on April 28-30

From a press release: The Misericordia University College of Arts and Sciences will present “80 Minutes Around the World,” an event that takes audience members on an 80-minute trip around five continents as eight storytellers each share their immigration experiences at three different venues on Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30. The storytellers come […]

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‘Every Brilliant Thing,’ a one-man show tackling suicide, comes to Misericordia in Dallas April 21-22

‘Every Brilliant Thing,’ a one-man show tackling suicide, comes to Misericordia in Dallas April 21-22

From a press release: Scott Woolnough of Misericordia University’s Student Success Center will perform a one-man production of “Every Brilliant Thing” on Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 at 7 p.m. Written by Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe, “Every Brilliant Thing” follows a man’s journey from age 7 through adulthood as he tries to […]

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Act Out Theatre Group tells musical ‘Big Fish’ tales in Dunmore April 22-24

Act Out Theatre Group tells musical ‘Big Fish’ tales in Dunmore April 22-24

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the musical “Big Fish: School Edition” on Friday, April 22 through Sunday, April 24 in Dunmore. This Broadway show is based on Daniel Wallace’s book “Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions” and the 2003 film “Big Fish” directed by Tim Burton that stars Ewan […]

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Scranton’s Pine Brook neighborhood hosts first free family arts festival on April 30

Scranton’s Pine Brook neighborhood hosts first free family arts festival on April 30

From a press release: Promising a “fun-filled day of art, theatre, and education,” United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA and the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department will present the first Pine Brook Family Arts Festival in the Scranton neighborhood, taking place outside John Adams Elementary School on Saturday, April 30. Running from noon-4 p.m. on […]

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