Theatre

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Dancing mailboxes deliver voting info in Honesdale, Hawley, and Scranton on Oct. 24 through Election Day

Dancing mailboxes deliver voting info in Honesdale, Hawley, and Scranton on Oct. 24 through Election Day

From a press release: “Delivering Democracy,” presented by the Farm Arts Collective, will appear at public outdoor locations in Honesdale, Hawley, and Scranton starting Saturday, Oct. 24 through Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The nonpartisan performances feature a chorus of dancing mailboxes made up of members of the collective and participants from the community. […]

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Act Out Theatre presents LGBTQ play ‘Boys in the Band’ outdoors in Pittston and Scranton Oct. 9-11

Act Out Theatre presents LGBTQ play ‘Boys in the Band’ outdoors in Pittston and Scranton Oct. 9-11

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the Tony Award-winning play “The Boys in the Band” on Friday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct 11 at locations in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties. “In an effort to provide a safe environment for our audience members, as well as our cast, we once again looked […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre live streams improv comics and magicians on Sept. 18 and Oct. 1

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre live streams improv comics and magicians on Sept. 18 and Oct. 1

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre announced three live streaming performances – “Whose Line Is It Anyway” stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood present “Stream of Consciousness” this Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m.; magician Ben Seidman does “Camera Tricks” on Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 […]

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Act Out Theatre stages musical ‘Children of Eden’ outdoors at Pittston amphitheater Sept. 19-20

Act Out Theatre stages musical ‘Children of Eden’ outdoors at Pittston amphitheater Sept. 19-20

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group in Dunmore is staging an open air production of the musical “Children of Eden” on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20 at the new Slope Amphitheater in Pittston. Act Out has been working outdoors and following the recommendations of the state and Centers for Disease Control […]

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Scranton/Mexican duo challenges ‘The Singularity’ with dystopian audio drama and music

Scranton/Mexican duo challenges ‘The Singularity’ with dystopian audio drama and music

From a press release: When “The Singularity” premiered at the Scranton Fringe Festival last year, the play’s dystopian themes with a wall separating people were already topical. As the coronavirus pandemic rages on this election year, a new version recorded in the style of an old radio drama seems to reflect the world outside even […]

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Scranton Fringe Fest safely presents live theatre ‘Under Glass’ on Sept. 25-27

Scranton Fringe Fest safely presents live theatre ‘Under Glass’ on Sept. 25-27

From a press release: After canceling the six annual festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scranton Fringe Festival announced “Fringe Under Glass,” an innovative walking tour of live performing arts to be staged behind the windows of various downtown Scranton storefronts from Friday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Sept. 27. During this challenging time for […]

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Live Vaudeville Variety Show entertains all ages at Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Aug. 13

Live Vaudeville Variety Show entertains all ages at Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Aug. 13

The Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City isn’t just hosting concerts this summer – they’re expanding to magic, comedy, juggling, and acrobatics. The Scranton Comedy Club will present a Family-Friendly Vaudeville Variety Show at the drive-in on Thursday, Aug. 13. The live in-person entertainment, which features several local acts, will be projected onto the movie […]

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PATAsphere hosts Virtual Workshop Week with classes in voice, dance, acting, and more July 27-31

PATAsphere hosts Virtual Workshop Week with classes in voice, dance, acting, and more July 27-31

From a press release: Much like other creatives across the globe, COVID-19 has crushed nonprofit organization PATAsphere’s big summer plans. However, in the midst of unprecedented and unpredictable circumstances, the show must go on. PATAsphere, a one-of-a-kind, intensive performing arts training academy based in Dallas, Pennsylvania, has announced a Virtual Workshop Week from Monday, July […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival goes ‘Under Glass’ with outdoor window theatre on Sept. 25-27

Scranton Fringe Festival goes ‘Under Glass’ with outdoor window theatre on Sept. 25-27

From a press release: As announced earlier this week, the Scranton Fringe Festival organization has officially canceled the 2020 festival as a direct result of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Originally scheduled for Sept. 25 through Oct. 4, this fringe fest would have been the sixth annual celebration of the performing arts, hosting more than […]

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2020 Scranton Fringe Festival canceled, new social distancing program planned for Sept. 25-27

2020 Scranton Fringe Festival canceled, new social distancing program planned for Sept. 25-27

From a press release: After an extensive period of careful review, the Scranton Fringe Festival organization has officially announced the cancellation of the 2020 festival as a direct result of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. This fringe fest would have been the sixth annual celebration of the performing arts, held across 11 days and hosted […]