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Act Out Theatre Group imagines funny ‘Figments’ in Dunmore March 18-20

Act Out Theatre Group imagines funny ‘Figments’ in Dunmore March 18-20

From a press release: Next weekend, Act Out Theatre Group will present the comedy “Figments” on Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20 in Dunmore. Written by Billy St. John, the play is directed by Tim Huffman-Hutchins and features an adult cast from Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. According to Huffman-Hutchins of Clarks Summit, “Figments” is […]

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Actors Circle hosts comedy of manners ‘The Dining Room’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton March 10-20

Actors Circle hosts comedy of manners ‘The Dining Room’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton March 10-20

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present A. R. Gurney’s “The Dining Room” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, March 10 through Sunday, March 20. Directed by Mark Fryer and produced by Jeff Ginsberg, this comedy of manners uses a cast of eight players – Cathy Rist Strauch, Scott […]

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Horror comedy ‘Mystery of Irma Vep’ revealed at Ovation Playhouse in Wilkes-Barre Jan. 14-16

Horror comedy ‘Mystery of Irma Vep’ revealed at Ovation Playhouse in Wilkes-Barre Jan. 14-16

From a press release: It was a dark and stormy night… Welcome to Mandacrest Manor, famed explorer Lord Edgar has just returned home, bringing with him Lady Enid, his second wife. But all is not quite right at Mandacrest; its moors and Victorian halls are still haunted, for Mandacrest still holds the unhappy memories of […]

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Act Out Theatre offers comedic ‘Wine, Cheese and Murder’ mystery in Dunmore Jan. 7-9

Act Out Theatre offers comedic ‘Wine, Cheese and Murder’ mystery in Dunmore Jan. 7-9

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the comedic murder mystery “Wine, Cheese and Murder” this Friday, Jan. 7 through Sunday, Jan. 9. During that weekend, Dunmore’s Space Time Mead & Cider Works will offer samplings in the theater’s lobby. “We’re looking forward to partnering with another Dunmore business,” said Dan Pittman, […]

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic takes his ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 14

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic takes his ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 14

From a press release: Almost four years after his first foray into unfamiliar concert territory with his highly-acclaimed Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, “Weird Al” Yankovic will be pressing his luck again, this time with The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, which includes a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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