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‘La Cage aux Folles,’ the musical comedy remade as ‘The Birdcage,’ runs in Swoyersville Sept. 9-25

‘La Cage aux Folles,’ the musical comedy remade as ‘The Birdcage,’ runs in Swoyersville Sept. 9-25

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the Tony Award-winning musical comedy “La Cage aux Folles” beginning Sept. 9 and running through Sept. 25. The show, at its core, is an old-fashioned Jerry Herman musical – think “Mame” and “Hello, Dolly!” – with a twist, said T. Doyle Leverett, […]

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Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre explores homosexuality in the ’80s with ‘Angels in America’ June 3-12

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre explores homosexuality in the ’80s with ‘Angels in America’ June 3-12

From a press release: The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will present the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play “Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches” beginning Friday, June 3 and running through Sunday, June 12. Written by American playwright Tony Kushner, the three-act play contains multiple storylines and largely explores homosexuality and AIDS during the […]

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Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola announces 2016 season, its biggest since reopening in 2007

Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola announces 2016 season, its biggest since reopening in 2007

From a press release: Theatre at the Grove in Nuangola has announced their 10th anniversary season, which will be their biggest season since the theatre reopened in 2007. The theatre (5177 Nuangola Rd., Nuangola) will host nine mainstage productions (seven musicals and two plays), four youth workshops, as well as a slew of special events […]

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Actors Circle holding auditions for ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

Actors Circle holding auditions for ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

From a press release: Actors Circle is holding auditions for “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfred Uhry this Friday, Sept. 5 and Sunday, Sept. 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the Providence Playhouse (1256 Providence Rd., Scranton). Three characters are needed: an African-American man, about 40; a female, about 60-70; and a male, 40-50. Show dates are […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Historic fight for Pennsylvania miners retold in emotional one-man play in Scranton

ARCHIVES: Historic fight for Pennsylvania miners retold in emotional one-man play in Scranton

In the basement of the rectory of St. John Neumann Parish in Scranton on Wednesday night, the spirit of the area’s “Labor Priest,” Rev. John J. Curran, was resurrected for one night of live theater. Award-winning actor Gary Anderson, who was in town to portray historical lawyer Clarence Darrow in “Honoring the Judiciary: Clarence Darrow’s […]

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