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Lackawanna Historical Society presents story of mining ‘Labor Priest’ in Scranton play on Jan. 30

Lackawanna Historical Society presents story of mining ‘Labor Priest’ in Scranton play on Jan. 30

From a press release: As part of the annual January celebration of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month, the Lackawanna Historical Society will present an introductory Lackawanna County premiere of the one-act play “For the Least of Them.” The performance will be presented to a limited live audience at the society’s headquarters, the Catlin House (232 Monroe […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre presents 5 free shows in Young People’s Theater Series Feb. 1-May 2

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre presents 5 free shows in Young People’s Theater Series Feb. 1-May 2

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced the return of the Young People’s Theater Series in person in 2022. All five shows will be available free of charge to local students, teachers, and parents. In 2021, the Kirby Center presented six “Young People’s Theater Series” performances that were entirely virtual […]

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Musical ‘Forever Young’ sings classic hits at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 28

Musical ‘Forever Young’ sings classic hits at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 28

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-award-winning musical “Forever Young” will be live on stage at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Jan. 28. “Forever Young” joins five best friends in a music-filled suburban basement. Upon arrival, they reveal their parents’ eclectic record collection – one that’s filled with the […]

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Tony-winning musical ‘An American in Paris’ comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 24

Tony-winning musical ‘An American in Paris’ comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 24

From a press release: Romance, adventure, and Gershwin – could a theatre fan ask for anything more? Filled with the music of legendary composers George and Ira Gershwin, it was announced today that the Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece “An American in Paris” is dancing its way into the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, […]

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Scooby-Doo musical explores ‘Lost City of Gold’ live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 20

Scooby-Doo musical explores ‘Lost City of Gold’ live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 20

From a press release: Today, Montreal-based production company Monlove and Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment announced new tour dates for “Scooby-Doo! and the Lost City of Gold,” including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Feb. 20. Created by Ella Louise Allaire and Martin Lord Ferguson, this show is a “live musical […]

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WVIA Radio airs Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s ‘Christmas Carol’ on Dec. 18

WVIA Radio airs Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s ‘Christmas Carol’ on Dec. 18

From a press release: WVIA Radio will present the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s production of “A Christmas Carol” as a special radio broadcast on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved story of hope and redemption was created by longtime BTE member James Goode, who also directed the performance. Goode describes […]

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Amidst holiday shopping, ‘Elf: The Musical’ staged at Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre through Dec. 19

Amidst holiday shopping, ‘Elf: The Musical’ staged at Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre through Dec. 19

From a press release: If the rush of busy shoppers in the Wyoming Valley Mall didn’t give it away, an unusually tall elf who enjoys singing loud for all to hear will make sure everyone in Wilkes-Barre knows that Christmas is here again. The Ovation Playhouse is currently staging “Elf: The Musical,” based on the […]

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‘Trolls Live’ brings animated characters to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre May 24-25

‘Trolls Live’ brings animated characters to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre May 24-25

From a press release: Get ready for a hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and all their Troll friends from the DreamWorks animated movies come to life on stage in “Trolls Live,” their first-ever live tour. Jam-packed with children’s music, glitter, humor, and happiness, it was announced today that “Trolls Live” will visit the Mohegan Sun […]

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‘Christmas Carol’ musical created in NEPA visits Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Dec. 10-19

‘Christmas Carol’ musical created in NEPA visits Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Dec. 10-19

From a press release: No work of literature is so closely associated with a holiday as the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.” Written at lightning speed in the fall of 1843, the great author’s novella sold out its first edition in a week, and many more times during the subsequent year. It is the […]

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Act Out Theatre presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ as live radio play in Dunmore Dec. 3-12

Act Out Theatre presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ as live radio play in Dunmore Dec. 3-12

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present a radio play version of “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Friday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 12. The production turns the theater’s stage in Dunmore into a 1940s radio station for the telling of this classic Christmas tale. Directed by Dan Pittman, the play features […]