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Harry Connick Jr.’s Christmas musical ‘Happy Elf’ comes to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Nov. 30-Dec. 15

Harry Connick Jr.’s Christmas musical ‘Happy Elf’ comes to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Nov. 30-Dec. 15

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present Harry Connick Jr.’s holiday musical “The Happy Elf,” beginning Saturday, Nov. 30 and running through Sunday, Dec. 15. Director Jim Williams of Dunmore said “The Happy Elf” is about a Christmas Eve miracle. When Eubie, the self-proclaimed “happy elf” in Santa’s workshop, […]

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Misericordia Players present madcap musical comedy ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ in Dallas Nov. 21-24

Misericordia Players present madcap musical comedy ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ in Dallas Nov. 21-24

From a press release: The Misericordia Players acting troupe will present “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a heartfelt parody of the musical comedies of the 1920s, on Thursday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 24 on the campus of Misericordia University in Dallas. The production features music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, based on the […]

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Broadway hit musical ‘Rent’ takes 20th Anniversary Tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 11

Broadway hit musical ‘Rent’ takes 20th Anniversary Tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 11

From a press release: “La vie bohème!” One of the longest-running shows on Broadway, “Rent,” is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. as part of its ongoing 20th Anniversary Tour. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on sale now and available […]

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Two young casts ‘Let It Go’ with Disney’s ‘Frozen Jr.’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 11-20

Two young casts ‘Let It Go’ with Disney’s ‘Frozen Jr.’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 11-20

From a press release: The cold doesn’t bother Act Out Theatre Group. Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” is coming to the Dunmore stage on weekends from Friday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 20. Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” is a truncated version of the hit Broadway musical based on the 2013 animated fantasy movie. It follows two sisters, Elsa […]

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‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4

From a press release: Following five successful years of touring and more than 500 performances, the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest-running and highest-rated holiday television special will fly into the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with the critically acclaimed “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. […]

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Scranton and Mexican musicians debut dystopian musical ‘The Singularity’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 5-6

Scranton and Mexican musicians debut dystopian musical ‘The Singularity’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 5-6

From a press release: Scranton indie folk singer/songwriter LittleStarRun and Mexico City-based composer Galar will present their new play “The Singularity” at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6 as part of the Scranton Fringe Festival. Written by LittleStarRun (Rachel Lucille Woodworth) with music composed by […]

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‘Jekyll & Hyde’ musical transforms Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Sept. 6-15

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ musical transforms Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Sept. 6-15

From a press release: Seasons are beginning to change, and with that comes darker evenings and cooler nights. The same can be said for the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre’s next production, the award-winning Broadway musical “Jekyll & Hyde,” where Dr. Jekyll will experience his own changes, making way for Mr. Hyde on Friday, Sept. 6 […]

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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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Young cast brings ‘Madagascar’ musical to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Aug. 9-11

Young cast brings ‘Madagascar’ musical to Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville Aug. 9-11

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville, in conjunction with Act Out Theatre Group, will present the DreamWorks musical “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr.” for one weekend only. Running this Friday, Aug. 9 through Sunday, Aug. 11, the musical is part of the summer youth workshop program at the Music Box. […]

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‘Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical’ visits F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 12

‘Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical’ visits F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 12

From a press release: For the first time, the “Elf on the Shelf” scout elves will take center stage in a new live musical debuting this holiday season. Inspired by the beloved children’s picture book “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition” and its doll, this touring stage production will give families an exclusive […]

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