NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Broadway in Scranton 2014-2015 season at Cultural Center announced

Broadway in Scranton 2014-2015 season at Cultural Center announced

The 2014-2015 Broadway in Scranton season was just announced yesterday, featuring “Mamma Mia,” “Sister Act,” and “Flashdance.” The 55th season at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple (420 North Washington Ave., Scranton), brought to the downtown venue by the Broadway Theatre League and Albert Nocciolino, also includes “Million Dollar Quartet,” 2011 Tony Award […]