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‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

From a press release: It was announced today that “Jackass” star, stand-up comedian, stunt performer, and New York Times bestselling author Steve-O will take the stage of the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Dec. 3 as part of his Bucket List Tour. Every idea on Steve-O’s bucket list was so ill-advised, he never expected […]

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Comedic play ‘At Home at the Zoo’ staged at real petting zoo in Lake Ariel Aug. 5-7

Comedic play ‘At Home at the Zoo’ staged at real petting zoo in Lake Ariel Aug. 5-7

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present Edward Albee’s absurd comedy “At Home at the Zoo” at an actual zoo, the Safari Farm Petting Zoo in Lake Ariel, on Thursday, Aug. 5 through Saturday, Aug. 7. Featuring a trio of adult actors, the play focuses on Peter, his life with his wife, […]

 Rich Howells

John Oliver pokes fun at Forty Fort and its funny name on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

John Oliver pokes fun at Forty Fort and its funny name on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

Comedian John Oliver’s news satire program “Last Week Tonight” has talked about Scranton several times on HBO. In last night’s episode, a lesser-known town in Northeastern Pennsylvania received a mention – and a light ribbing. During the main segment on Joe Biden winning the presidential election and “Donald Trump’s various attempts to overturn the results” […]

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Live Vaudeville Variety Show entertains all ages at Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Aug. 13

Live Vaudeville Variety Show entertains all ages at Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Aug. 13

The Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City isn’t just hosting concerts this summer – they’re expanding to magic, comedy, juggling, and acrobatics. The Scranton Comedy Club will present a Family-Friendly Vaudeville Variety Show at the drive-in on Thursday, Aug. 13. The live in-person entertainment, which features several local acts, will be projected onto the movie […]

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Scranton Fringe Fest hosts free First Friday drag show live with comedian Pissi Myles

From a press release: First Friday Scranton is once again online due to the coronavirus pandemic, so to keep everyone entertained, the Scranton Fringe Festival is hosting a virtual pop-up show this Friday, May 1 starring Pissi Myles. Myles is an accomplished drag comedian, singer, and hostess from New Jersey who has become a recurring […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton Fringe Festival launches streaming ‘Social Distant-Scene Theatre’ during coronavirus quarantine

Scranton Fringe Festival launches streaming ‘Social Distant-Scene Theatre’ during coronavirus quarantine

The annual Scranton Fringe Festival is set to return on Sept. 24-Oct. 4, so it has not been canceled or postponed like so many other events have been due to the coronavirus. Its organizers and participants, however, have been forced to cancel many other live performances in the meantime, so the event launched its own […]

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Gaslight Theatre presents comedic Shakespeare shows throughout Luzerne County Sept. 12-22

Gaslight Theatre presents comedic Shakespeare shows throughout Luzerne County Sept. 12-22

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will present their comedic fall production, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged),” in three locations around Luzerne County this month, including two free performances. Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield (Reduced Shakespeare Company), “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” is a saucy, […]

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Long-running musical ‘The Fantasticks’ comes to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Sept. 6-22

Long-running musical ‘The Fantasticks’ comes to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Sept. 6-22

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the musical comedy “The Fantasticks” – the longest running musical in the world with more than 17,000 performances – on Friday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 22. The local production, directed by Michael Marone of Wilkes-Barre, features two fathers who trick their […]

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Special sneak preview of ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ screens in NEPA theaters Oct. 15-17

Special sneak preview of ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ screens in NEPA theaters Oct. 15-17

From a press release: The stoner icons who first hit the big screen 25 years ago in 1994’s “Clerks” are coming back to movie theaters with their long-awaited adventure “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.” The new film sees Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith return to the roles they originated and developed across six feature films […]

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‘Pete & Pete’ actors recall ’90s Nickelodeon nostalgia live at Stage West in Scranton on Aug. 25

‘Pete & Pete’ actors recall ’90s Nickelodeon nostalgia live at Stage West in Scranton on Aug. 25

From a press release: “Nostalgia Personified with Nickelodeon’s Pete and Pete” is a live interactive journey utilizing audio, visual, and on-stage interactions for optimal nostalgia. After five years of creating their podcast, “The Adventures of Danny and Mike,” Danny Tamberelli and Michael Maronna – the stars of the cult hit television show “The Adventures of […]

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