NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Basket Case’ director and star will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Basket Case’ director and star will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

Following its first guest announcement last month, the NEPA Horror Film Festival is making its second celebrity guest announcement today exclusively on NEPA Scene. “Basket Case” writer/director Frank Henenlotter and the star of this twisted trilogy of cult classic films, Kevin Van Hentenryck, will both appear at the festival when it returns to the Circle […]

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Talk to actor Anthony Michael Hall live at ‘Breakfast Club’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 17

Talk to actor Anthony Michael Hall live at ‘Breakfast Club’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that actor Anthony Michael Hall will appear at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for a screening of everyone’s favorite coming-of-age dramedy, “The Breakfast Club,” followed by an interactive discussion and Q&A with “the Brain” himself, on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ star Felissa Rose will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ star Felissa Rose will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

As a longtime supporter of the event, NEPA Scene has signed on to be the official media sponsor of the 2019 NEPA Horror Film Festival, just in time for the fifth annual event’s first guest announcement. Festival founder Bobby Keller confirmed today that actress and producer Felissa Rose, best known for starring in the 1983 […]

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Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

From a press release: It was announced this week that Chicago punk/metal band First Jason, fronted by singer and actor Ari Lehman, who played the role of the young Jason Voorhees in the classic 1980 horror film “Friday the 13th,” will terrorize Scranton with a performance at Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club on Thursday, May 9 […]

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Comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 17

Comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 17

From a press release: Groundbreaking comedian, actress, author, and television host Whoopi Goldberg – the second black woman to win an Academy Award for acting and a daytime talk show fixture on ABC’s “The View” – will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $55, […]

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Kevin Bacon’s band The Bacon Brothers perform at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Aug. 2

Kevin Bacon’s band The Bacon Brothers perform at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Aug. 2

From a press release: Get one degree closer to legendary actor Kevin Bacon when the folk rock band he formed with his brother Michael, The Bacon Brothers, performs at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $34, $44, and $54, are on sale now and available through […]

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John Cusack answers fan questions live at ‘Say Anything’ screening at Hershey Theatre on Sept. 19

John Cusack answers fan questions live at ‘Say Anything’ screening at Hershey Theatre on Sept. 19

From a press release: Following a screening of the classic romantic comedy “Say Anything,” the Hershey Theatre will host a live conversation with its star, John Cusack, on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this show, which range from $46.15-$148 (processing fees apply), go on sale this Friday, June 15 at 10 a.m. […]

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Meet ‘The Sandlot’ actor Patrick Renna during RailRiders game at PNC Field in Moosic on July 28

Meet ‘The Sandlot’ actor Patrick Renna during RailRiders game at PNC Field in Moosic on July 28

From a press release: “You’re killin’ me, Smalls!” The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Triple-A minor league baseball team and New York Yankees affiliate has announced “The Sandlot Night” will be held at PNC Field in Moosic on Saturday, July 28 in honor of the 25th anniversary of the beloved movie “The Sandlot,” presented by Dickson City Hyundai. […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton theatre goes global with actors Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton theatre goes global with actors Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]

 Rich Howells

Meet actor Charlie Sheen at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia June 3-4

Meet actor Charlie Sheen at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia June 3-4

It was announced today that actor, writer, and producer Charlie Sheen, who is as famous for starring in movies like “Platoon,” “Major League,” and “Wall Street” and television shows like “Two and a Half Men” as he is for his headline-grabbing personality, will be appearing at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia on Saturday, June […]