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‘Saint of Darkness’ dramatizes real-life Philly police case at Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton Nov. 1-11

‘Saint of Darkness’ dramatizes real-life Philly police case at Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton Nov. 1-11

From a press release: Diva Productions continues its 2018/2019 season at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton with Jeff Boam’s new original stage drama “Saint of Darkness,” based on real events. Set in 1979, the play finds a team of risk-taking detectives, led by Lieutenant Gerald Baker, using a mix of ingenuity, innovation, and old-fashioned […]

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Actors Circle presents comedy ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 25-Nov. 4

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 25-Nov. 4

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle continues its 37th season with the comedy “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 4. Directed by Art Walsh, the show is a lighthearted farce in […]

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Pocono production of cloning play ‘A Number’ comes to Cooperage in Honesdale on Nov. 2

Pocono production of cloning play ‘A Number’ comes to Cooperage in Honesdale on Nov. 2

From a press release: As announced last month, the Pocono Mountains Theater Company will return to The Cooperage Project in Honesdale with a production of “A Number,” a play addressing the subjects of human cloning and identity by award-winning British playwright Caryl Churchill, on Friday, Nov. 2. “A Number” explores the fragility of personal identity […]

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Hollywood bombshell and genius inventor Hedy Lamarr comes to life at Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 28-30

Hollywood bombshell and genius inventor Hedy Lamarr comes to life at Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 28-30

From a press release: Hedy Lamarr, glamorous siren of the silver screen, was more than the most beautiful woman and Hollywood actress. She invented frequency hopping and the spread spectrum technology that makes the world of wireless communication tick. From Austria to Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, “Ecstasy,” and intrigue to the very cell phone in your […]

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Pocono Mountains Theater Company grapples with cloning and identity in ‘A Number’ Sept. 30-Nov. 2

Pocono Mountains Theater Company grapples with cloning and identity in ‘A Number’ Sept. 30-Nov. 2

From a press release: The Pocono Mountains Theater Company will return to the Poconos with a production of “A Number,” a play addressing the subjects of human cloning and identity by award-winning British playwright Caryl Churchill. Performance venues include The Cooperage Project (1030 Main St., Honesdale) on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. and Friday, […]

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Act Out Theatre addresses suicide with drama ‘Night, Mother’ in Dunmore Sept. 14-16

Act Out Theatre addresses suicide with drama ‘Night, Mother’ in Dunmore Sept. 14-16

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the emotional two-woman play “Night, Mother” for one weekend only in the company’s new home in Dunmore on Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16. The production, directed by Dunmore High School senior Molly Butler, revolves around a mother, Thelma, and her 30-something daughter, Jessie, […]

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New Vintage Ensemble play ‘My Condolences’ holds funny Irish wake at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 28-30

New Vintage Ensemble play ‘My Condolences’ holds funny Irish wake at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 28-30

From a press release: Theatre and death have a lot in common. They bring us together, make us laugh, make us cry, and remind us of what it is to be human. The New Vintage Ensemble, in collaboration with the Gaslight Theatre Company, will debut an original piece at the 2018 Scranton Fringe Festival that […]

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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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Improvised Shakespeare Company creates a new show live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

Improvised Shakespeare Company creates a new show live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

From a press release: The Improvised Shakespeare Company will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m., creating a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at kirbycenter.org, and by […]

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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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