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Pittsburgh Fringe Festival director speaks at free arts breakfast at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 4

Pittsburgh Fringe Festival director speaks at free arts breakfast at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 4

From a press release: Dr. Xela Batchelder, Ph.D., executive director of the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival and professor of entertainment and arts management at Waynesburg University, will be the featured speaker at the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department’s “Wake Up with the Arts” breakfast, set for this Friday, Oct. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center […]

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Kids can learn about insects with ‘Bug Play’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 4-6

Kids can learn about insects with ‘Bug Play’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 4-6

From a press release: While the Scranton Fringe Festival hosts many unique and experimental shows for adults, it also provides fun and educational entertainment for kids. The New Collectives, a New York-based theatre and film collective, will premiere “Bug Play” at the Lackawanna County Children’s Library in downtown Scranton on Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, […]

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Stoner Morning Show wakes and bakes at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 3-5

Stoner Morning Show wakes and bakes at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 3-5

From a press release: Created by comedians and friends Shawn Wickens and Lex Morales, the Stoner Morning Show gives the audience everything a traditional local morning news show does – headlines, sports scores, weather forecasts, human interest stories, and more. But since these inept “stoner” hosts have slept in, the show happens at night and […]

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New Vintage Ensemble revives reinvented ‘Our Town’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 3-6

New Vintage Ensemble revives reinvented ‘Our Town’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 3-6

From a press release: In 2018, the New Vintage Ensemble production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” made its debut at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple to rave audience reviews. This fall, the local theatre group will return to the stage with a revival of this American theatre classic in their signature style […]

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Scranton and Mexican musicians debut dystopian musical ‘The Singularity’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 5-6

Scranton and Mexican musicians debut dystopian musical ‘The Singularity’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 5-6

From a press release: Scranton indie folk singer/songwriter LittleStarRun and Mexico City-based composer Galar will present their new play “The Singularity” at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6 as part of the Scranton Fringe Festival. Written by LittleStarRun (Rachel Lucille Woodworth) with music composed by […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Dramatic reading of Mueller’s ‘Investigation’ comes to Scranton Fringe Festival on Sept. 29

EXCLUSIVE: Dramatic reading of Mueller’s ‘Investigation’ comes to Scranton Fringe Festival on Sept. 29

Condensing the actual text of volume two of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election into an hour-long dramatic reading, Robert Schenkkan’s “The Investigation” will play locally in a Scranton Fringe Festival special event on Sunday, Sept. 29. Announced today exclusively on NEPA Scene, a cast […]

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New musical Scranton Fringe play ‘Light & Sound’ comes to Cooperage in Honesdale Nov. 30-Dec. 1

New musical Scranton Fringe play ‘Light & Sound’ comes to Cooperage in Honesdale Nov. 30-Dec. 1

From a press release: The New Vintage Ensemble will once again partner with The Cooperage Project in Honesdale to present an original play that debuted at the 2018 Scranton Fringe Festival. “Light & Sound,” created and performed by Conor Kelly O’Brien and Daniel Amedee, will be presented on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 […]

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Musical mermaid comedy ‘Fruit of the Sea’ swims to Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 27-29

Musical mermaid comedy ‘Fruit of the Sea’ swims to Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 27-29

From a press release: “Fruit of the Sea,” a modern American fish tail and nautical cabaret, is coming from New York City to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Thursday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Sept. 29 as part of the fourth annual Scranton Fringe Festival. In this show, a pet store clerk […]

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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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New game show comedy ‘Right Is the Price’ premieres at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 27-30

New game show comedy ‘Right Is the Price’ premieres at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 27-30

From a press release: Written by local playwright K.A. Holgate and starring popular local talent, “Right Is the Price” is a funny new show that serves as a throwback to everything you love about game shows in the late ’80s and early ’90s. It will premiere at The Space at Olive in Scranton on Thursday, […]

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