Rich Howells

Zack Hammond turns to the dark side of comedy

Zack Hammond turns to the dark side of comedy

Luzerne comedian wields sarcasm and wit that skillfully cuts through deeper topics

o one expects a comedian like Zack Hammond at an open mic night in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. His jokes are too sharp. His humor is too refined. His routine is too polished. His demeanor is too professional. In other words, he’s too good to be practicing on a small stage in front of a dozen or […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jerry Seinfeld sells out Kirby Center again, adds second Wilkes-Barre performance to meet demand

Jerry Seinfeld sells out Kirby Center again, adds second Wilkes-Barre performance to meet demand

From a press release: NEPA loves Jerry Seinfeld like Jerry loves cars – the famous stand-up comedian and TV star has added a second performance to his scheduled upcoming date at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to meet with popular demand. Seinfeld sold out the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) for two consecutive […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedians in Hawley getting coffee at Cocoon Coffee House

Comedians in Hawley getting coffee at Cocoon Coffee House

From a press release: On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 29, Harmony Presents will showcase two hilarious comedians at Cocoon Coffee House in Hawley at 8:30 p.m. “We have a double headliner for this comedy night with Brett Druck and Zach McGovern. Brett Druck is comedy from concentrate, patiently delivering line after line of smart […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Hello, Jerry: Seinfeld returns to the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 19

Hello, Jerry: Seinfeld returns to the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 19

From a press release: America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. Seinfeld, who sold out the Kirby Center for two consecutive nights in 2012, has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little […]

 Sara Pokorny

Comedians have tricks and treats in store for Halloween show at Wise Crackers

Comedians have tricks and treats in store for Halloween show at Wise Crackers

There may be some tricks, and definitely plenty of treats when Shawn Cornelius, Katrina Brown, and Scott Bruce hit the stage at Wise Crackers Comedy Club at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre Halloween night. The comedians bring with them a breadth of experience and variety of styles. Brown, the youngest of seven children […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Laugh Out Lepka’s Comedy features blind comedian to raise money for The Seeing Eye

Laugh Out Lepka’s Comedy features blind comedian to raise money for The Seeing Eye

From a press release: Earlier this year, a national poll was released that resulted in Scranton being named one of the most depressing cities in the nation. Comedian and Scranton native Kevin Lepka didn’t take too kindly to that poll. He was determined to turn Scranton’s frown upside down. Michael Dougherty Last year, Wisecrackers Comedy […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center’s revamped Comedy Variety Series features Joe Ohrin and Brad Todd

Scranton Cultural Center’s revamped Comedy Variety Series features Joe Ohrin and Brad Todd

From a press release: As the saying goes, variety is the spice of life, and the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple is giving audiences just that with the Comedy Variety Series (formerly “Up and Coming Comedy”), which will offer a new spin on the popular series as it transforms Shopland Hall into an […]

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