Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: ‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner at Backyard Ale House in Scranton, 11/18/21

PHOTOS: ‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner at Backyard Ale House in Scranton, 11/18/21

The Scranton party doesn’t stop when Brian Baumgartner is in town. The actor who portrayed the lovable Dunder Mifflin accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom “The Office” visited the real Electric City on Thursday, Nov. 18 to sign copies of his new book, but this was no stiff literary event. After stops at […]

 Rich Howells

‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner will return to Scranton to sign new book ‘Welcome to Dunder Mifflin’ on Nov. 18

‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner will return to Scranton to sign new book ‘Welcome to Dunder Mifflin’ on Nov. 18

Brian Baumgartner, who played Dunder Mifflin accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom “The Office,” is returning to Scranton in more ways than one. First, he is revisiting the fictional Electric City of the show in a new book called “Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office,” which is set […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Bill Burr performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on June 16, 2022

Comedian Bill Burr performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on June 16, 2022

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, and podcast host Bill Burr will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, June 16. The show is part of his Live Nation-produced spring/summer 2022 arena and amphitheater tour. “Bill Burr (Slight Return)” will kick off […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Actor Clint Howard will meet fans at Spooky Summer film fest at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on June 12

Typically held in the fall, the NEPA Horror Film Festival is hosting a special Spooky Summer event at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, June 12, and with the warmer weather comes the ice cream man. Actor Clint Howard will be meeting fans, taking photos, and signing autographs starting at 3:30 p.m., […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Bill Burr will perform two live shows at Wind Creek Bethlehem on Sept. 5

Comedian Bill Burr will perform two live shows at Wind Creek Bethlehem on Sept. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, and podcast host Bill Burr will embark on a nationwide stand-up tour of new and rescheduled shows, including a stop at the Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem on Sunday, Sept. 5. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-date tour will kick off in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center hosts virtual conversation with comedian Eddie Izzard on Feb. 12

F.M. Kirby Center hosts virtual conversation with comedian Eddie Izzard on Feb. 12

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced that it will present stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and activist Eddie Izzard in a “global online conversation” with host Elliott Forrest on Friday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m., in partnership with ArtsRock. Tickets, which are $15 for a single view, $25 per household, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Giant Dundie Award presented to Scranton by Peacock and ‘The Office’ stars

PHOTOS: Giant Dundie Award presented to Scranton by Peacock and ‘The Office’ stars

Despite airing its final episode in 2013, “The Office” was still the most streamed television show of 2020. This week, Nielsen reported that Americans streamed more than 57 billion minutes of the NBC sitcom last year on Netflix, and now all nine seasons have moved to Peacock starting Jan. 1. To celebrate and memorialize Scranton […]

 Rich Howells

‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner is top earner on Cameo, records podcast in Scranton

‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner is top earner on Cameo, records podcast in Scranton

Brian Baumgartner, who played Dunder Mifflin accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom “The Office,” records personal messages for fans on cameo.com. In Scranton, however, he sometimes visits them in person. In a New York Times interview published on Dec. 7, Cameo CEO Steve Galanis said Baumgartner was their top earner on the website […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lehigh Valley voice actor stars in audio adaptation of Roger Corman’s campy ‘Wasp Woman’

Lehigh Valley voice actor stars in audio adaptation of Roger Corman’s campy ‘Wasp Woman’

From a press release: The Voiceover Repertory Company, which features a voice actor from the Lehigh Valley in a lead role, has released their premiere production, “The Wasp Woman,” as a streaming audio drama available on all major podcast platforms and on vorep.net for free. “The Wasp Woman” is a campy adaptation of the 1959 […]

 The Conversation

Sean Connery was ‘Bond, James Bond,’ but so much more in his storied career

Sean Connery was ‘Bond, James Bond,’ but so much more in his storied career

Coverage of the passing of Sir Sean Connery has inevitably been dominated by his legacy as the screen’s first – and best – James Bond. Connery’s “Bond, James Bond” moment near the beginning of “Dr. No” (1962) is one of the iconic moments of cinema history and has spawned countless imitations and parodies. Perhaps the […]

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