NEPA Scene Staff

Wilkes-Barre’s Wolfpack Players are ‘All Shook Up’ by Elvis musical on May 6-9

Wilkes-Barre’s Wolfpack Players are ‘All Shook Up’ by Elvis musical on May 6-9

From a press release: The Wolfpack Players will present the Broadway musical “All Shook Up,” inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, at GAR Memorial Junior/Senior High School in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 9. Combining classic Elvis tunes with an all-new story, “All Shook Up” shook up Broadway and […]

 Rich Howells

‘Hark!’ the Scranton Shakespeare Festival sings in virtual holiday variety show

‘Hark!’ the Scranton Shakespeare Festival sings in virtual holiday variety show

From a press release: It has been a difficult year for theatre, but the annual Scranton Shakespeare Festival adapted to the coronavirus pandemic in a number of ways, releasing four shows as radio plays and looking back on its ninth season in a series of podcasts. Now the festival is ending 2020 with a newly […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Two young ladies star as ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore March 20-22

Two young ladies star as ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore March 20-22

From a press release: William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of two star-crossed lovers comes to the Act Out Theatre Group’s stage in Dunmore on Friday, March 20 through Sunday, March 22. “Romeo and Juliet” is the love story of children from disputing families. Romeo, heartbroken over being denied by Rosaline, attends a celebration thrown by Lord […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gaslight Theatre presents comedic Shakespeare shows throughout Luzerne County Sept. 12-22

Gaslight Theatre presents comedic Shakespeare shows throughout Luzerne County Sept. 12-22

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will present their comedic fall production, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged),” in three locations around Luzerne County this month, including two free performances. Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield (Reduced Shakespeare Company), “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” is a saucy, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Singer of Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo becomes ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ June 27-Aug. 3

Singer of Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo becomes ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ June 27-Aug. 3

From a press release: The Scranton Shakespeare Festival will start its eighth season tonight with the biblical musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which features a local lead singer in the title role. Stephen Murphy, vocalist and keyboardist for Scranton pop rock band Black Tie Stereo, will portray Joseph, sharing the stage with Michele […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Shakespeare Festival offers variety of free plays and musicals downtown June 27-Aug. 4

Scranton Shakespeare Festival offers variety of free plays and musicals downtown June 27-Aug. 4

From a press release: Eight years strong, the Scranton Shakespeare Festival is back in the Electric City this summer with another season of exciting and free professional theatre featuring stories from far and wide… and something very close to home. The festival kicks off this season on Thursday, June 27 with the upbeat musical “Joseph […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Improvised Shakespeare Company creates a new show live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

Improvised Shakespeare Company creates a new show live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

From a press release: The Improvised Shakespeare Company will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m., creating a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at kirbycenter.org, and by […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wilkes-Barre’s Gaslight Theatre announces relocation with 2018-19 season, ‘Year of the ‘Speare’

Wilkes-Barre’s Gaslight Theatre announces relocation with 2018-19 season, ‘Year of the ‘Speare’

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company recently announced its 15th anniversary “Year of the ‘Speare,” a year-long celebration of William Shakespeare laced with original concepts and titles, but the group will be simultaneously preparing to relocate its theater this fall. “It is with great sadness that Gaslight departs from our home at the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Act Out Theatre celebrates ‘The Women of Shakespeare’ in Taylor March 23-25

Act Out Theatre celebrates ‘The Women of Shakespeare’ in Taylor March 23-25

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present “The Women of Shakespeare” in Taylor beginning this Friday, March 23 and running until Sunday, March 25. The new show was conceived by Act Out’s artistic director, Dan Pittman. “I wanted to find a way to celebrate Women’s History Month in a unique fashion,” Pittman […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton theatre goes global with actors Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton theatre goes global with actors Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]