NEPA Scene Staff

The Idol Kings pay tribute to Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp at the Scranton Cultural Center

The Idol Kings pay tribute to Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp at the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present The Idol Kings, a tribute band that performs the music of Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp, on Saturday, Jan. 17 in the Grand Ballroom. Three times the excitement, three times the entertainment and three times the drawing power of a […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ‘The Happy Elf’ at the Scranton Cultural Center, 12/17/14

PHOTOS: ‘The Happy Elf’ at the Scranton Cultural Center, 12/17/14

After years of preparation, Harry Connick, Jr.‘s “The Happy Elf” premiered at the Scranton Cultural Center last weekend to great fanfare, and NEPA Scene photographer Robb Malloy stopped by on Wednesday, Dec. 17 just before the opening to capture some moments from the full dress rehearsal run of the show. A description of the musical […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’50 Shades! The Musical Parody’ tied to Scranton Cultural Center again

’50 Shades! The Musical Parody’ tied to Scranton Cultural Center again

From a press release: With sold-out audiences across the country begging for more, “50 Shades! The Musical Parody” returns to the Scranton Cultural Center on Friday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. The “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy has shattered sales records around the globe with more than 100 million copies sold worldwide, and a Universal […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet director Bill Mutimer

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet director Bill Mutimer

It’s been a long – but fun – process, and it will all come to a head with a pointy hat on top on Dec. 19 when “The Happy Elf” opens at the Scranton Cultural Center. “The Happy Elf” is a musical comedy by Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet music director Sheri Melcher

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet music director Sheri Melcher

It’s been a long – but fun – process, and it will all come to a head with a pointy hat on top on Dec. 19 when “The Happy Elf” opens at the Scranton Cultural Center. “The Happy Elf” is a musical comedy by Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. […]

 Rich Howells

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet choreographer Cristina Sohns Williams

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet choreographer Cristina Sohns Williams

It’s been a long – but fun – process, and it will all come to a head with a pointy hat on top on Dec. 19 when “The Happy Elf” opens at the Scranton Cultural Center. “The Happy Elf” is a musical comedy by Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet costume designer/production manager Dawn McGurl

‘The Happy Elf’ Nice List: Meet costume designer/production manager Dawn McGurl

It’s been a long – but fun – process, and it will all come to a head with a pointy hat on top on Dec. 19 when “The Happy Elf” opens at the Scranton Cultural Center. “The Happy Elf” is a musical comedy by Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Harry Connick, Jr. to attend Scranton premiere of his musical ‘The Happy Elf’

Harry Connick, Jr. to attend Scranton premiere of his musical ‘The Happy Elf’

From a press release: It has been confirmed that Harry Connick, Jr. will come to Scranton for the premiere of his new musical, “The Happy Elf,” at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. The Cultural Center is pleased to welcome Connick back to Scranton; he visited in September 2013 when the reference recording […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Santa and his elves will offer breakfast and ‘Happy Elf’ sneak peek after Santa Parade

Santa and his elves will offer breakfast and ‘Happy Elf’ sneak peek after Santa Parade

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple and the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center will present a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. following the 22nd annual Santa Parade. Santa, as well as many of the “Happy Elves” from the SCC’s upcoming production of Harry […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center to host ‘Enchanted Evening’ of Broadway and opera music

Scranton Cultural Center to host ‘Enchanted Evening’ of Broadway and opera music

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host a celebration of music and the arts when it presents “Some Enchanted Evening,” a concert featuring audience favorites from Broadway to the Met, on Saturday, Nov. 15. The concert will be preceded by the “Life. Celebrated.” reception. This event, hosted by […]