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Direct from Broadway, Rocktopia blends rock and classical music in Wilkes-Barre on May 8

Direct from Broadway, Rocktopia blends rock and classical music in Wilkes-Barre on May 8

From a press release: Direct from its smash hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation Rocktopia will continue to tour the country in 2019. An explosive musical concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, Rocktopia features the works of musical innovators across centuries – including Journey, Mozart, […]

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‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Broadway star Linda Eder sings at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Broadway star Linda Eder sings at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

From a press release: Broadway actress Linda Eder, known for starring in “Jekyll & Hyde” on Broadway as well as her solo career as a singer, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, $29, and $45, plus fees, are on sale now and […]

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Actors Circle sings Broadway tunes of ‘Then & Now’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton June 30-July 2

Actors Circle sings Broadway tunes of ‘Then & Now’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton June 30-July 2

From a press release: After closing its 35th season earlier this month, community theatre group Actors Circle will perform a musical review called “Sound and Song: Then & Now” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 2. Directed by Rebekah Conrad, “Sound and Song: Then & Now” will feature […]

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‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom, Jr. joins 2017-18 Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Series in Kingston

‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom, Jr. joins 2017-18 Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Series in Kingston

From a press release: Now entering its second year, Wyoming Seminary’s Sem Presents! Performing Arts Series at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston will feature three outstanding acts for 2017-18, including a Tony and Grammy Award-winning star of Broadway hit “Hamilton.” On Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m., the New York City-based Limón […]

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Billy Joel backup and star of Broadway hit ‘Movin’ Out’ Wade Preston performs in Hawley on Jan. 7

Billy Joel backup and star of Broadway hit ‘Movin’ Out’ Wade Preston performs in Hawley on Jan. 7

From a press release: On Saturday, Jan. 7, one of the area’s most loved performers, Wade Preston, Billy Joel’s backup, returns for two shows in one night by Harmony Presents in the underground theater of the Hawley Silk Mill. “It’s not often a man can sit in front of a piano and command full attention. […]

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‘Star Trek’ star George Takei’s Broadway musical ‘Allegiance’ playing in NEPA theaters on Dec. 13

‘Star Trek’ star George Takei’s Broadway musical ‘Allegiance’ playing in NEPA theaters on Dec. 13

From a press release: Straight from Broadway and inspired by the true-life experiences of George Takei (“Star Trek,” “Heroes”), “Allegiance” tells the moving story of one family, much like Takei’s, whose life is upended by the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. “George Takei’s Allegiance: The Broadway Musical on the Big Screen” comes […]

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Billy Joel’s backup, Wade Preston, star of Broadway hit ‘Movin’ Out,’ performs in Hawley on July 30

Billy Joel’s backup, Wade Preston, star of Broadway hit ‘Movin’ Out,’ performs in Hawley on July 30

From a press release: On Saturday, July 30, one of the area’s most loved performers, Wade Preston, Billy Joel’s backup, returns for two shows in one night by Harmony Presents in the underground theater of the the Hawley Silk Mill. “It’s not often a man can sit in front of a piano and command full […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pull the ‘Curtain Up!’ for Broadway favorite tunes in Carbondale on April 25

Pull the ‘Curtain Up!’ for Broadway favorite tunes in Carbondale on April 25

From a press release: “Curtain up,” wrote lyricist Stephen Sondheim. “Light the lights!” These lyrics from “Gypsy” are the perfect introduction to the latest evening of song featuring the work of Sondheim and many other composers – “Curtain Up!” at the Theater at Trinity Church (58 River St., Carbondale) on Saturday, April 25 at 7 […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘Little Women: The Broadway Musical’ sings praises of strong females at Misericordia

‘Little Women: The Broadway Musical’ sings praises of strong females at Misericordia

Before Katniss Everdeen, Hermione Granger, Buffy Summers and, hell, even Wonder Woman, there was a group of fictional girls that embodied female empowerment, and one in particular who could give today’s leading ladies a run for their money – and they were created in the mind of Louisa May Alcott nearly 150 years ago. This […]

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Scranton Cultural Center to host ‘Enchanted Evening’ of Broadway and opera music

Scranton Cultural Center to host ‘Enchanted Evening’ of Broadway and opera music

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host a celebration of music and the arts when it presents “Some Enchanted Evening,” a concert featuring audience favorites from Broadway to the Met, on Saturday, Nov. 15. The concert will be preceded by the “Life. Celebrated.” reception. This event, hosted by […]