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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 […]

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Children’s YouTube star Blippi brings musical tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on March 8

Children’s YouTube star Blippi brings musical tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on March 8

From a press release: Today, children’s YouTube sensation Blippi added additional cities to his musical tour across North America, including a return to Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Online, Blippi takes kids on the ultimate play date through field trips and adventures. Always curious, […]

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Wolfpack Players grow ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Wilkes-Barre Area High School Nov. 18-21

Wolfpack Players grow ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Wilkes-Barre Area High School Nov. 18-21

From a press release: The Wolfpack Players will present the darkly comedic musical “Little Shop of Horrors” at Wilkes-Barre Area High School on Thursday, Nov. 18 through Sunday, Nov. 21. This will be the first show in the school’s brand new state-of-the-art auditorium, and it will feature students from WBA as well as Dallas, Wyoming […]

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Act Out Theatre hosts 5-year anniversary gala and 2 shows in Dunmore Nov. 13-14

Act Out Theatre hosts 5-year anniversary gala and 2 shows in Dunmore Nov. 13-14

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will host the shows “All Together Now” and “Seussical Jr.” in Dunmore on Saturday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 14. The weekend, which includes a fancy gala, marks the early fifth anniversary of artistic director Dan Pittman. It begins with two performances of “Seussical Jr.” at 11 […]