NEPA Scene Staff

See classic movies like ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Harry Potter’ monthly at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre June 21-Dec. 20

See classic movies like ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Harry Potter’ monthly at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre June 21-Dec. 20

From a press release: The building now known as the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts first opened its doors in 1938 as the Comerford Theatre, one of the area’s finest movie palaces. The Wilkes-Barre venue celebrated its 80th anniversary last year by paying tribute to its theatrical roots with classic movie screenings, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Talk to actor Anthony Michael Hall live at ‘Breakfast Club’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 17

Talk to actor Anthony Michael Hall live at ‘Breakfast Club’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that actor Anthony Michael Hall will appear at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for a screening of everyone’s favorite coming-of-age dramedy, “The Breakfast Club,” followed by an interactive discussion and Q&A with “the Brain” himself, on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Burton and Schumacher ‘Batman’ movies return to NEPA theaters in May for Batman’s 80th anniversary

Burton and Schumacher ‘Batman’ movies return to NEPA theaters in May for Batman’s 80th anniversary

From a press release: In select movie theaters nationwide this May, “Batman” returns… followed by “Batman Returns,” “Batman Forever,” and “Batman & Robin.” All four blockbuster cinematic adventures from the ’80s and ’90s are coming back to theaters in honor of Batman’s 80th anniversary. Each “Batman” film will play one day only in more than […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ film screens in NEPA theaters for one night only on April 10

Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ film screens in NEPA theaters for one night only on April 10

From a press release: Following nearly 30 years of development hell, North American audiences will finally get their first look at celebrated director Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited film “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” this spring. Co-starring Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce, the adventure comedy had its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/12/19

PHOTOS: ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/12/19

When Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, and Jon Gries were asked what they think about “Napoleon Dynamite” when they watch it nearly 15 years after its theatrical release, they all responded in unison: “We don’t!” While the actors who portrayed Napoleon, Pedro, and Uncle Rico, respectively, might not think of the 2004 cult comedy hit much […]

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Holiday Arts Market returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ screening on Nov. 24

Holiday Arts Market returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ screening on Nov. 24

From a press release: As Small Business Saturday returns to downtown Wilkes-Barre, so will the Holiday Arts Market to the F.M. Kirby Center. The fourth annual Holiday Arts Market will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The afternoon will feature a screening of the 1947 classic holiday film “Miracle […]

 Rich Howells

Ritz Theater in Scranton hosts all-day Halloween movie marathon for $10 on Oct. 31

Ritz Theater in Scranton hosts all-day Halloween movie marathon for $10 on Oct. 31

Over the past year, the Creative and Performing Arts Academy of NEPA has breathed new life into the Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton, hosting children’s theatre, classes, concerts, and movie screenings in the historic space. This month, they started showing daytime movies Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:15 p.m., along with […]

 Rich Howells

Experience ‘Rocky Horror’ with a live shadow cast at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 3

Experience ‘Rocky Horror’ with a live shadow cast at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 3

It may be a few days after Halloween, but there’s never a bad time to watch “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” with a rowdy crowd, especially with a live shadow cast to reenact the debauchery shown on screen. Sweet Translucent Dreams, known for their reoccurring shows in Bethlehem and Emmaus, will return to Scranton for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Talk to the ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live after screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 12

Talk to the ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live after screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 12

From a press release: It was announced today that the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will present a screening of the cult classic film “Napoleon Dynamite,” featuring a live conversation in person with actors Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro), and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at 7 p.m. This […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre screens ‘Scream’ and ‘Rocky Horror’ in Halloween film series on Oct. 20

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre screens ‘Scream’ and ‘Rocky Horror’ in Halloween film series on Oct. 20

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre has announced the three films it will show in its fifth annual Halloween film festival, Splatterday III, on Saturday, Oct. 20. Tickets, which are $3 and $5 per movie, are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office […]

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