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‘The Office’ comes back to Scranton in musical parody at Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 26-27

‘The Office’ comes back to Scranton in musical parody at Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 26-27

From a press release: Everyone knows that “The Office” is based in Scranton, so it’s about time that the off-Broadway show “The Office! A Musical Parody” comes to the Electric City. Broadway in Scranton is bringing Michael, Dwight, Pam, Jim, and the gang to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Thursday, Sept. […]

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Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts free sensory-friendly ‘James and the Giant Peach’ performances July 12-14

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts free sensory-friendly ‘James and the Giant Peach’ performances July 12-14

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will present its second set of sensory-friendly live performances this summer with Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach,” a musical version made for young audiences. Presented in partnership with the King’s College Theatre Department, this production directed by Skyler Makuch will be performed in […]

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‘The Office! A Musical Parody’ comes to Community Arts Center in Williamsport on Oct. 8

‘The Office! A Musical Parody’ comes to Community Arts Center in Williamsport on Oct. 8

From a press release: “The Office” may be based in Scranton, but the off-Broadway show “The Office! A Musical Parody” is heading a few hours away to the Community Arts Center in Williamsport on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $28.60, $39, and $49.40, are on sale now and available at caclive.com […]

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Singer of Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo becomes ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ June 27-Aug. 3

Singer of Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo becomes ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ June 27-Aug. 3

From a press release: The Scranton Shakespeare Festival will start its eighth season tonight with the biblical musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which features a local lead singer in the title role. Stephen Murphy, vocalist and keyboardist for Scranton pop rock band Black Tie Stereo, will portray Joseph, sharing the stage with Michele […]

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Scranton Shakespeare Festival offers variety of free plays and musicals downtown June 27-Aug. 4

Scranton Shakespeare Festival offers variety of free plays and musicals downtown June 27-Aug. 4

From a press release: Eight years strong, the Scranton Shakespeare Festival is back in the Electric City this summer with another season of exciting and free professional theatre featuring stories from far and wide… and something very close to home. The festival kicks off this season on Thursday, June 27 with the upbeat musical “Joseph […]

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Celebrate 80th anniversary of ‘Wizard of Oz’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville June 14-30

Celebrate 80th anniversary of ‘Wizard of Oz’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville June 14-30

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the timeless classic “The Wizard of Oz” beginning Friday, June 14 and running three weekends through Sunday, June 30 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the film. Based on the book by L. Frank Baum with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen […]

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PATAsphere celebrates 5 years of performing arts education in Dallas with new musical, summer training, and more

PATAsphere celebrates 5 years of performing arts education in Dallas with new musical, summer training, and more

From a press release: PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas also known as PATA, is a one-of-a-kind, intensive performing arts training academy. Founded in 2014 by Dr. Cari Tellis, a voice specialist and professor at Misericordia University, PATA was created to bring state-of-the-art instruction in voice, dance, and drama to both beginner and established […]

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‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Broadway musical hits Act Out Theatre in Dunmore May 17-26

‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Broadway musical hits Act Out Theatre in Dunmore May 17-26

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group is taking on two of America’s most notorious outlaws in the Broadway musical “Bonnie & Clyde,” running from Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 26 in Dunmore. At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas […]

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Follow the funny ‘Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville April 26-May 19

Follow the funny ‘Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville April 26-May 19

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the Tony Award-winning musical comedy “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” beginning Friday, April 26 and running four weekends through Sunday, May 19. Directed by Alexandra Liguori and musically directed by Jennifer Hunter, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” is […]

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Young actors put on circus musical ‘Barnum’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore April 26-28

Young actors put on circus musical ‘Barnum’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore April 26-28

From a press release: The circus is coming to town for one weekend only when Act Out Theatre Group presents the Broadway show “Barnum: The Circus Musical” on Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28 in Dunmore. “Barnum” depicts the life of P.T. Barnum, famed prince of humbug, and his journey to the circus. It […]