NEPA Scene Staff

Original ‘Friday the 13th’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 4-7 for 40th anniversary

Original ‘Friday the 13th’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 4-7 for 40th anniversary

From a press release: As movie theaters begin to let limited audiences back inside, Fathom Events has announced a few special screenings for the rest of 2020, including some just in time for Halloween. “Friday the 13th,” one of the most popular horror franchises of all time, is celebrating 40 years with the original terrifying […]

 Rich Howells

Shadow cast celebrates 45th anniversary of ‘Rocky Horror’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 25

Shadow cast celebrates 45th anniversary of ‘Rocky Horror’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 25

On Sept. 26, 1975, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” premiered in Los Angeles, and while it wasn’t initially a hit, it slowly developed a cult following until it became a midnight movie phenomenon. This quirky classic will celebrate its 45th anniversary with a new special edition Blu-ray and screenings in drive-in theaters and pop-up venues […]

 Rich Howells

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Moonlite Drive-In in West Wyoming on Aug. 28

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Moonlite Drive-In in West Wyoming on Aug. 28

While many annual traditions are being canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, one can continue at socially distanced drive-in theaters that don’t mind getting a little… dirty. This week, it was announced that the Moonlite Drive-In in West Wyoming will screen “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” with the live shadow cast Sweet Translucent […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City shows ‘Jurassic Park’ on June 16 and ‘Jaws’ on June 17

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City shows ‘Jurassic Park’ on June 16 and ‘Jaws’ on June 17

From a press release: In addition to showing “Jaws” on June 17, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City will host a special screening of another Steven Spielberg classic next week. On Tuesday, June 16, the drive-in will show “Jurassic Park” at dusk, around 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 each for children ages 3-11 and […]

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Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City screens ‘Jaws’ on June 17 to benefit Lackawanna Historical Society

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City screens ‘Jaws’ on June 17 to benefit Lackawanna Historical Society

From a press release: If going to the beach this year seems risky, head to the drive-in instead for the classic summer movie that convinced many people to never step foot in the ocean again. The Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City will host a special screening of “Jaws” on Wednesday, June 17 at dusk, […]

 Rich Howells

Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek opens May 15 with coronavirus safety measures

Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek opens May 15 with coronavirus safety measures

While state guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19 have prevented nonessential businesses like movie theaters from reopening, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City was able to let moviegoers in starting May 1 with coronavirus safety protocols in place. This weekend, the Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek will follow suit with its own safety […]

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Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City hosts B-movie roadshow of ‘Dracula vs. Frankenstein’ on May 26

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City hosts B-movie roadshow of ‘Dracula vs. Frankenstein’ on May 26

From a press release: Following a successful opening last weekend with coronavirus safety protocols in place, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City is welcoming a B-movie roadshow among its regular showings of mainstream Hollywood films. As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on the movie industry, major indoor theater chains are still closed. In addition, studios and […]

 Rich Howells

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City opens May 1 with coronavirus safety protocols

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City opens May 1 with coronavirus safety protocols

Some people believe the concept of the drive-in theater is old and outdated, but during a pandemic that requires social distancing, there may be no better place to watch a film in public. While indoor movie theaters across the country remain closed due to COVID-19, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City is preparing to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Online screening of ‘Vinyl Nation’ documentary benefits indie record stores like Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre and Dickson City

Online screening of ‘Vinyl Nation’ documentary benefits indie record stores like Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre and Dickson City

“Vinyl Nation,” a documentary about the resurgence of vinyl records, the diversification of vinyl fans, and what this means for America today, was scheduled to premiere in theaters and with some special record store screenings on the weekend of Record Store Day, but that all changed because of the coronavirus pandemic. To help record stores […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Original ‘King Kong’ screens in NEPA movie theaters for first time in 64 years on March 15

Original ‘King Kong’ screens in NEPA movie theaters for first time in 64 years on March 15

From a press release: Though it’s a genuine icon of American cinema and one of the most instantly recognizable creations ever put on screen, 1933’s “King Kong” has not had a nationwide theatrical re-release in 64 years. That changes on Sunday, March 15, when Fathom Events unleashes “Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World” on […]

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