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Act Out Theatre stages musical ‘Children of Eden’ outdoors at Pittston amphitheater Sept. 19-20

Act Out Theatre stages musical ‘Children of Eden’ outdoors at Pittston amphitheater Sept. 19-20

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group in Dunmore is staging an open air production of the musical “Children of Eden” on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20 at the new Slope Amphitheater in Pittston. Act Out has been working outdoors and following the recommendations of the state and Centers for Disease Control […]

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Scranton/Mexican duo challenges ‘The Singularity’ with dystopian audio drama and music

Scranton/Mexican duo challenges ‘The Singularity’ with dystopian audio drama and music

From a press release: When “The Singularity” premiered at the Scranton Fringe Festival last year, the play’s dystopian themes with a wall separating people were already topical. As the coronavirus pandemic rages on this election year, a new version recorded in the style of an old radio drama seems to reflect the world outside even […]

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Act Out Theatre Group hosts online and in-person theatre workshops in Dunmore starting Aug. 24

Act Out Theatre Group hosts online and in-person theatre workshops in Dunmore starting Aug. 24

From a press release: COVID-19 has taken its toll on many businesses, but those in the arts have been particularly hit hard. Act Out Theatre Group in Dunmore has modified its upcoming schedule to allow some events to carry on so that children and teens can continue to pursue their creativity during this challenging time. […]

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Broadway in Scranton announces 2021 season with 4 musicals and 3 special shows at Scranton Cultural Center

Broadway in Scranton announces 2021 season with 4 musicals and 3 special shows at Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: NAC Entertainment and the Broadway Theatre League of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced the new Broadway in Scranton season. Featuring four season shows along with three specials, the season begins in February of 2021 and runs through August at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. Before the new Broadway in […]

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Act Out Theatre Group in Dunmore offers online musical theatre classes starting April 9

Act Out Theatre Group in Dunmore offers online musical theatre classes starting April 9

From a press release: In this uncertain time caused by the coronavirus pandemic, theaters have to get creative in order to deliver the arts to the public. Act Out Theatre Group in Dunmore has decided to get online in hopes to continue producing theatre and sharing the arts with the area’s youth. “With everything going […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: NEPA nonprofit PATAsphere shares song of love and positivity while in coronavirus quarantine

VIDEO: NEPA nonprofit PATAsphere shares song of love and positivity while in coronavirus quarantine

Stages all over the world are empty right now as the spread of coronavirus keeps many people quarantined, but this hasn’t stopped artists from finding creative ways to get together and perform. PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas, Pennsylvania whose “mission is to provide young performers state-of-the-art voice, dance, and drama training within a […]

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Youthful ‘Peter Pan’ musical flies into Act Out Theatre in Dunmore March 6-15

Youthful ‘Peter Pan’ musical flies into Act Out Theatre in Dunmore March 6-15

From a press release: Follow the second star to the right and straight on to Dunmore where more than 30 young actors and actresses in the Act Out Theatre Group will present the timeless musical “Peter Pan” on Friday, March 6 through Sunday, March 15. Based off the classic tale by J.M. Barrie, “Peter Pan” […]

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‘Carrie: The Musical’ takes bloody revenge on University of Scranton Players Feb. 28-March 8

‘Carrie: The Musical’ takes bloody revenge on University of Scranton Players Feb. 28-March 8

From a press release: The University of Scranton Players will present the gripping and tragic tale of “Carrie: The Musical,” based on the horror novel by bestselling author Stephen King and updated for the 21st century, on Friday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, March 8. Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she’s an outcast bullied […]

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Kids become ‘Guys and Dolls’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Jan. 31-Feb. 2

Kids become ‘Guys and Dolls’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Jan. 31-Feb. 2

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the most adorable bunch of gangsters, gamblers, and showgirls in “​Guys and Dolls Jr.,​” running this Friday, Jan. 31 through Sunday, Feb. 2 in Dunmore. Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical comedy, “Guys and Dolls Jr.” ​follows gambler Nathan Detroit as he tries to […]

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‘Llama Llama’ children’s books become a musical at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

‘Llama Llama’ children’s books become a musical at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

From a press release: “Llama Llama Live,” a new musical by Bay Area Children’s Theatre inspired by the bestselling “Llama Llama Red Pajama” series of picture books by the late Anna Dewdney, is touring to 40 theaters throughout the United States and Canada, including the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 4 at […]

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