NEPA Scene Staff

Musical mermaid comedy ‘Fruit of the Sea’ swims to Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 27-29

Musical mermaid comedy ‘Fruit of the Sea’ swims to Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 27-29

From a press release: “Fruit of the Sea,” a modern American fish tail and nautical cabaret, is coming from New York City to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Thursday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Sept. 29 as part of the fourth annual Scranton Fringe Festival. In this show, a pet store clerk […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New game show comedy ‘Right Is the Price’ premieres at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 27-30

New game show comedy ‘Right Is the Price’ premieres at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 27-30

From a press release: Written by local playwright K.A. Holgate and starring popular local talent, “Right Is the Price” is a funny new show that serves as a throwback to everything you love about game shows in the late ’80s and early ’90s. It will premiere at The Space at Olive in Scranton on Thursday, […]

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Comedian Red Green hosts ‘last’ live tour, stops at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 28

Comedian Red Green hosts ‘last’ live tour, stops at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 28

From a press release: It was announced today that Canadian comedian Steve Smith, better known as his alter ego Red Green, will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre – potentially for the last time – as part of his This Could Be It Tour on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7 p.m. Tickets, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton briefly referenced again by John Oliver on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

VIDEO: Scranton briefly referenced again by John Oliver on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

While it has been seven months since comedian John Oliver’s news satire program “Last Week Tonight” featured Scranton on HBO, but it’s clear that the Electric City left an impression on him. Oliver ended last night’s show with a segment on some of the last remaining brick-and-mortar Blockbusters in Alaska. With business dwindling at these […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia Players perform crazy comedy ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ in Dallas March 22-25

Misericordia Players perform crazy comedy ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ in Dallas March 22-25

From a press release: The Misericordia Players will present the farcical comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Thursday, March 22 through Sunday, March 25 in the Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall on the campus of Misericordia University in Dallas. The classic show, written in 1939 by American playwright Joseph Kesselring, revolves around drama critic Mortimer […]

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Comedic YouTube and Netflix star Miranda Sings comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 5

Comedic YouTube and Netflix star Miranda Sings comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 5

From a press release: It was announced today that comedic YouTube sensation and Netflix star Miranda Sings will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, May 5 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $45 and $75, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Kirby Center box office (71 Public Square, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

From a press release: Following the third annual Scranton Fringe Festival, its largest event yet that spanned five days in September of 2017, a new encore performance weekend will be held at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Thursday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 25. Three popular and unique theatrical Fringe works presented over […]

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Watch improvised ‘Greatest Pirate Story Never Told’ for free at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

Watch improvised ‘Greatest Pirate Story Never Told’ for free at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

From a press release: In conjunction with the Fine Arts Fiesta, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will present a free, fun-filled comedy show for all ages, “The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told” on Saturday, May 19 at 2 p.m. This is a free community event. Tickets can be picked up at the Kirby Center […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Playwriting, filmmaking, and reviewing movies in NEPA with Jeff Boam

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Playwriting, filmmaking, and reviewing movies in NEPA with Jeff Boam

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the award-winning NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page […]

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Actors Circle presents comedy ‘Mary, Mary’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Nov. 30-Dec. 10

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘Mary, Mary’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Nov. 30-Dec. 10

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the comedy “Mary, Mary,” written by Scranton native Jean Kerr, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 10. Nine months after they split up, Bob and Mary meet at his New York apartment to sort out some tax […]