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Actors Circle explores ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Sept. 5-15

Actors Circle explores ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Sept. 5-15

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the first show of its 38th season, the thriller “The Haunting of Hill House,” based on the gothic horror novel that inspired the recent Netflix series of the same name, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 15. […]

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Aquila Theatre presents George Orwell’s ‘1984’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 10

Aquila Theatre presents George Orwell’s ‘1984’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 10

From a press release: In the throes of unprecedented challenges to privacy, truth, and personal expression, the Aquila Theatre Company brings George Orwell’s cautionary novel “1984” to the stage of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box […]

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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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Classic TV stars Barbara Eden and Hal Linden read ‘Love Letters’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 1, 2020

Classic TV stars Barbara Eden and Hal Linden read ‘Love Letters’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 1, 2020

From a press release: It was announced today that the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present A. R. Gurney’s play “Love Letters” starring Barbara Eden and Hal Linden on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. in the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Theatre. This nationally touring show delivers a once-in-a-lifetime evening featuring the […]

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Actors Circle presents thriller ‘Wait Until Dark’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Jan. 31-Feb. 10

Actors Circle presents thriller ‘Wait Until Dark’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Jan. 31-Feb. 10

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the Broadway thriller “Wait Until Dark” by Frederick Knott at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Jan. 31 through Sunday, Feb. 10. Directed by Kaylah Hodgins, the show features Marnie Azzarelli of Scranton as Susy Hendrix, a blind woman left alone in her […]

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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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