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Gaslight Theatre sits in ‘Dining Room’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre Aug. 17-26

Gaslight Theatre sits in ‘Dining Room’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre Aug. 17-26

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will open its new season with the next entry in its celebrated “Playroom” series, “Dining Room,” which runs this weekend and the next at the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Aug. 17 through Sunday, Aug. 26. The series, created by playwright and former artistic director/board […]

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Wilkes-Barre’s Gaslight Theatre announces relocation with 2018-19 season, ‘Year of the ‘Speare’

Wilkes-Barre’s Gaslight Theatre announces relocation with 2018-19 season, ‘Year of the ‘Speare’

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company recently announced its 15th anniversary “Year of the ‘Speare,” a year-long celebration of William Shakespeare laced with original concepts and titles, but the group will be simultaneously preparing to relocate its theater this fall. “It is with great sadness that Gaslight departs from our home at the […]

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Gaslight Theatre updates Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’ in Wilkes-Barre June 22-30

Gaslight Theatre updates Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’ in Wilkes-Barre June 22-30

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will present William Shakespeare’s classic comedy “The Taming of the Shrew” in a new light on Friday, June 22 through Saturday, June 30 at its theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. Directed by Brandi George and David Reynolds, “The Taming of the Shrew” tells the […]

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Gaslight Theatre presents Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Sunset Limited’ in Wilkes-Barre March 16-25

Gaslight Theatre presents Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Sunset Limited’ in Wilkes-Barre March 16-25

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will present Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy’s play “The Sunset Limited,” directed by Dane Bower, on Friday, March 16 and Sunday, March 25 at its theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. “The Sunset Limited” is as unique and compelling a theatrical piece as you will […]

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Gaslight Theatre presents ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ with holiday crafts and Santa in Wilkes-Barre Dec. 1-9

Gaslight Theatre presents ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ with holiday crafts and Santa in Wilkes-Barre Dec. 1-9

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company brings good tidings of great joy, presenting live performances of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” by Charles M. Shulz at its theater at the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 9. There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than […]

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Gaslight Theatre exits to ‘Back Porch’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre July 20-30

Gaslight Theatre exits to ‘Back Porch’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre July 20-30

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will launch its 15th season with the original play “Playroom: Back Porch” on July 20, which will run for two weekends in Wilkes-Barre. Gaslight Theatre Co. presents its sixth installment of the original one-act “Playroom” series on July 20, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m.; July 23 […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre announces 2017-18 season, starting with ‘Playroom: Back Porch’

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre announces 2017-18 season, starting with ‘Playroom: Back Porch’

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will open its 15th season with the original play “Playroom: Back Porch” on Thursday, July 20 at the East End Center in Wilkes-Barre. The season also includes performances of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “The Sunset Limited,” and “The Taming of the Shrew.” The Gaslight Theatre Company, traditionally […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre explores gay relationships and faith in ‘Next Fall’ May 18-27

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre explores gay relationships and faith in ‘Next Fall’ May 18-27

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will close its 2016-17 season with the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-nominated play “Next Fall” by Geoffrey Nauffts on Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. at its theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. This 2010 Tony-nominated play for Best Play […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company tackles Wilkes-Barre opioid epidemic in original dark comedy Jan. 19-29

Gaslight Theatre Company tackles Wilkes-Barre opioid epidemic in original dark comedy Jan. 19-29

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre continues its 2016-17 season with the original full-length play “The Pallbearers” by local playwright B. Garret Rogan, running Thursday, Jan. 19 through Sunday, Jan. 29. “The Pallbearers” is Rogan’s dark comedic take on growth and decay set amidst Northeastern Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic. Rogan, a veteran […]

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‘Toast!,’ a play composed of online reviews, comes to Scranton Oct. 1-2 and Wilkes-Barre Oct. 6-9

‘Toast!,’ a play composed of online reviews, comes to Scranton Oct. 1-2 and Wilkes-Barre Oct. 6-9

From a press release: Gaslight Theatre Company continues its 2016-­17 season with its original production of “Toast!,” which premieres at the Scranton Fringe Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2 and continues for a second weekend Oct. 6-­9 at Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre Township. Conceived by local author, playwright, and director David Parmelee, the play is composed entirely of online reviews of products purchased on a popular shopping site. Not a word has been added – […]