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Comedian Bill Burr will perform two live shows at Wind Creek Bethlehem on Sept. 5

Comedian Bill Burr will perform two live shows at Wind Creek Bethlehem on Sept. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, and podcast host Bill Burr will embark on a nationwide stand-up tour of new and rescheduled shows, including a stop at the Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem on Sunday, Sept. 5. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-date tour will kick off in […]

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Comedian Rich Vos performs live at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 27

Comedian Rich Vos performs live at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 27

From a press release: Like all Northeastern Pennsylvania music venues, the Mauch Chunk Opera House shut down last March due to the coronavirus pandemic, and it only reopened briefly for a 50 percent capacity show in July before closing again for the rest of the year. With the COVID-19 vaccine rolling out now and government […]

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Scranton Comedy Club reopens in Dunmore with Delaware comic Keith Purnell on March 27

Scranton Comedy Club reopens in Dunmore with Delaware comic Keith Purnell on March 27

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the Scranton Comedy Club opened in a newly remodeled location and hosted several successful monthly shows until the statewide shutdown. It was able to reopen briefly for a sold-out socially distanced event on Nov. 28 before all indoor entertainment was shut down again in December. With spring just around the corner […]

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F.M. Kirby Center hosts virtual conversation with comedian Eddie Izzard on Feb. 12

F.M. Kirby Center hosts virtual conversation with comedian Eddie Izzard on Feb. 12

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced that it will present stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and activist Eddie Izzard in a “global online conversation” with host Elliott Forrest on Friday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m., in partnership with ArtsRock. Tickets, which are $15 for a single view, $25 per household, […]

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Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe adds concerts and comedy to Winter Encore Series in February

Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe adds concerts and comedy to Winter Encore Series in February

From a press release: While Penn’s Peak has been forced to postpone or cancel most of their big concerts due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Jim Thorpe venue has been able to host live music through its Social Listening Series and Peak Fest shows. The socially distanced events have continued with the Winter Encore Series, […]

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NEPA comedians perform in stand-up showcases in Olyphant on Jan. 29 and Emmaus on Jan. 30

NEPA comedians perform in stand-up showcases in Olyphant on Jan. 29 and Emmaus on Jan. 30

From a press release: Since the coronavirus pandemic largely shut down live entertainment, comedy shows have been few and far between. Laughs are sorely needed in these trying times, so several Northeastern Pennsylvania and Philadelphia comics are coming together for three back-to-back stand-up comedy showcases at the end of the month. The first features Brendan […]

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Scranton Comedy Club reopens in Dunmore with NYC comic Wellie Jackson on Nov. 28

Scranton Comedy Club reopens in Dunmore with NYC comic Wellie Jackson on Nov. 28

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the Scranton Comedy Club was on a roll, opening in a newly remodeled location with successful monthly shows until the statewide shutdown. Now, after months of delays due to COVID-19, the club is coming back with a limited occupancy event at the Holiday Inn Scranton East in Dunmore on Saturday, Nov. […]

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Comedian Nate Bargatze kicks off live tour at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 24

Comedian Nate Bargatze kicks off live tour at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 24

From a press release: Following the success of his Netflix special, “The Tennessee Kid,” comedian, actor, and writer Nate Bargatze performed at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 11, just before the coronavirus pandemic shut down indoor venues in the area. It was announced this week that he will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania […]

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Comedians Chris Distefano and Andrew Santino perform live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 10

Comedians Chris Distefano and Andrew Santino perform live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 10

From a press release: Jim Breuer won’t be the only national comedian coming to the Circle Drive-In – television stars Chris Distefano and Andrew Santino will perform stand-up in person at the outdoor theater in Dickson City on Saturday, Oct. 10. Presented locally by SLP Concerts, this live show is part of the pair’s Steamy […]

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‘SNL’ comedian and actor Jim Breuer performs live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 26

‘SNL’ comedian and actor Jim Breuer performs live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 26

From a press release: It was announced this week that comedian, actor, author, and singer Jim Breuer will perform stand-up live at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, Sept. 26. Presented locally by Stage West in Scranton and SLP Concerts, the show will be part of Breuer’s The New Normal Tour, stopping […]