NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Dec. 1

Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Dec. 1

From a press release: The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza on North Washington Avenue on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton. The festive event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun. According to the Lackawanna County […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Trans-Siberian Orchestra celebrates 20 years at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 25

Trans-Siberian Orchestra celebrates 20 years at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 25

From a press release: Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced the dates of its 2016 Winter Tour, once again featuring one of the group’s beloved stories performed in its own renowned audio visual manner. In its platinum anniversary year, TSO is bringing back its treasured tale “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” to 61 cities across North America, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Legendary singer Tony Orlando performs Christmas Show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Legendary singer Tony Orlando performs Christmas Show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center Nov. 27-Dec. 1

From a press release: Incomparable. It’s a word used often to describe someone who has no equal, and a term that best describes the legendary Tony Orlando. For the past two years, he has been performing his annual Christmas show to packed audiences at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, and from Sunday, Nov. 27 through […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna County will light Courthouse tree in Scranton on Dec. 4 with carols and refreshments

Lackawanna County will light Courthouse tree in Scranton on Dec. 4 with carols and refreshments

From a press release: The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Friday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza in front of the County Courthouse on North Washington Avenue in downtown Scranton. The festive event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun. According to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 10

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 10

From a press release: In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” made its network television debut delighting audiences across the country. Today, it was announced the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest-running and highest-rated television special will return live on stage with “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical.” […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ‘The Happy Elf’ at the Scranton Cultural Center, 12/17/14

PHOTOS: ‘The Happy Elf’ at the Scranton Cultural Center, 12/17/14

After years of preparation, Harry Connick, Jr.‘s “The Happy Elf” premiered at the Scranton Cultural Center last weekend to great fanfare, and NEPA Scene photographer Robb Malloy stopped by on Wednesday, Dec. 17 just before the opening to capture some moments from the full dress rehearsal run of the show. A description of the musical […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet director Bill Mutimer

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet director Bill Mutimer

It’s been a long – but fun – process, and it will all come to a head with a pointy hat on top on Dec. 19 when “The Happy Elf” opens at the Scranton Cultural Center. “The Happy Elf” is a musical comedy by Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet music director Sheri Melcher

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet music director Sheri Melcher

It’s been a long – but fun – process, and it will all come to a head with a pointy hat on top on Dec. 19 when “The Happy Elf” opens at the Scranton Cultural Center. “The Happy Elf” is a musical comedy by Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. […]

 Rich Howells

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet choreographer Cristina Sohns Williams

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet choreographer Cristina Sohns Williams

It’s been a long – but fun – process, and it will all come to a head with a pointy hat on top on Dec. 19 when “The Happy Elf” opens at the Scranton Cultural Center. “The Happy Elf” is a musical comedy by Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet costume designer/production manager Dawn McGurl

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet costume designer/production manager Dawn McGurl

It’s been a long – but fun – process, and it will all come to a head with a pointy hat on top on Dec. 19 when “The Happy Elf” opens at the Scranton Cultural Center. “The Happy Elf” is a musical comedy by Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. […]