Theatre

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Misericordia University hosts virtual African American artist tour and ‘Raisin in the Sun’ reading

Misericordia University hosts virtual African American artist tour and ‘Raisin in the Sun’ reading

From a press release: Misericordia University in Dallas is currently hosting an exhibition titled “The Fine Print,” which highlights the experimental styles of contemporary African American printmakers, in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery until Sunday, March 14. Curated in partnership with Curlee Raven Holton of Raven Fine Art Editions in Easton, the exhibition features 23 […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre hosts virtual sketch reading of ‘My Life Is a Sketch’ on Feb. 26

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre hosts virtual sketch reading of ‘My Life Is a Sketch’ on Feb. 26

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre will produce a live virtual reading of “My Life Is a Sketch” on Friday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. This original series of six sketches by Alicia Nordstrom will be hosted by Matthew Hinton and produced by Anne Rodella and Mollie Dooley, with stage directions […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces free virtual Young People’s Theater lineup

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced its spring lineup of new all-virtual shows produced for students and young audiences. All six videos in the Young People’s Theater Series are available free of charge to teachers and parents and are available to stream at any time during the duration of […]

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Scranton Fringe Fest’s live theatre ‘Under Glass’ will return to downtown this fall

Scranton Fringe Fest’s live theatre ‘Under Glass’ will return to downtown this fall

From a press release: Today, the Scranton Fringe Festival announced that Fringe Under Glass, an innovative walking tour of live performing arts staged behind the windows of various storefronts last year, will return for the second year on Thursday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 26, with possible extensions through the first weekend of October. Nearly […]

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Wilkes-Barre high schools’ Wolfpack Players present ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ Feb. 25-28

Wilkes-Barre high schools’ Wolfpack Players present ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ Feb. 25-28

From a press release: The Wolfpack Players will present the Broadway musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at GAR Memorial Junior/Senior High School in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 25 through Sunday, Feb. 28. Charles M. Schulz’s beloved comic strip “Peanuts” comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic show. The whole gang is here: bossy […]

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Live event industry offers venues and workers to help with COVID-19 vaccine rollout in letter to President Biden

Live event industry offers venues and workers to help with COVID-19 vaccine rollout in letter to President Biden

From a press release: In a letter to President Joe Biden today, AEG, Bandit Lites, Broadway League, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, International Association of Venue Managers, Live Nation, the National Association of Music Merchants, the National Independent Talent Organization, the National Independent Venue Association (whose members include many Northeastern Pennsylvania venues and festivals), […]

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Broadway in Scranton reschedules all 2021 shows at Scranton Cultural Center due to COVID-19

Broadway in Scranton reschedules all 2021 shows at Scranton Cultural Center due to COVID-19

From a press release: NAC Entertainment and the Broadway Theatre League of Northeastern Pennsylvania announced this week that the next season of Broadway in Scranton shows at the Scranton Cultural Center has been rescheduled “as COVID-19 continues to uproot even the best-laid plans.” Those plans were set to begin next week with “Buddy: The Buddy […]

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Scranton Fringe Fest hosts live performances in Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ video game Feb. 26-28

Scranton Fringe Fest hosts live performances in Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ video game Feb. 26-28

From a press release: Like many arts organizations, the Scranton Fringe Festival has had to get even more creative over the last year, hosting live streams and even shows behind glass. As the coronavirus pandemic and government restrictions continue in a socially and politically divided 2021, the Scranton Fringe is offering an escape to a […]

 Rich Howells

‘Hark!’ the Scranton Shakespeare Festival sings in virtual holiday variety show

‘Hark!’ the Scranton Shakespeare Festival sings in virtual holiday variety show

From a press release: It has been a difficult year for theatre, but the annual Scranton Shakespeare Festival adapted to the coronavirus pandemic in a number of ways, releasing four shows as radio plays and looking back on its ninth season in a series of podcasts. Now the festival is ending 2020 with a newly […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts free virtual musical ‘Santa’s Enchanted Workshop’

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts free virtual musical ‘Santa’s Enchanted Workshop’

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced the first show in this season’s all-virtual Young People’s Theater Series, “Santa’s Enchanted Workshop.” The stream is available now to homeschoolers, pre-school-age children, and older children through their school curriculum at no cost. Teachers and parents can visit kirbycenter.org for more information. Questions […]