NEPA Scene Staff

Gabriel Iglesias postpones comedy show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre until May 16, 2021

Gabriel Iglesias postpones comedy show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre until May 16, 2021

From a press release: Following the guidance of public health officials regarding COVID-19, Gabriel Iglesias’ comedy show at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been rescheduled once again. Originally scheduled for Friday, April 24 as part of his new Beyond the Fluffy World Tour, “Go Big or Go Home,” the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live Vaudeville Variety Show entertains all ages at Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Aug. 13

Live Vaudeville Variety Show entertains all ages at Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Aug. 13

The Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City isn’t just hosting concerts this summer – they’re expanding to magic, comedy, juggling, and acrobatics. The Scranton Comedy Club will present a Family-Friendly Vaudeville Variety Show at the drive-in on Thursday, Aug. 13. The live in-person entertainment, which features several local acts, will be projected onto the movie […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Jim Gaffigan: Drive-Thru Comic at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 07/18/20

PHOTOS: Jim Gaffigan: Drive-Thru Comic at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 07/18/20

Grammy-nominated comedian Jim Gaffigan put the keys in the ignition of his Drive-Thru Comic Tour on July 12 in New Jersey and, just a few days later, he rolled into the parking lot of Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township. Hundreds of people pulled up to socially distanced parking spots to hear […]

 Rich Howells

Luzerne County comedian Zack Hammond releases offensively ‘Considerate’ new album

Luzerne County comedian Zack Hammond releases offensively ‘Considerate’ new album

In times like these, some people need positive and reassuring words to lift their spirits and take their minds off the grim situation. Other people accept how bad things are and embrace a dark sense of humor to get them through this harsh reality. If you find yourself in the latter group, the new comedy […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre will allow tailgating at new outdoor parking lot events

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre will allow tailgating at new outdoor parking lot events

From a press release: Fans attending the Mohegan Sun Arena’s “Drive-In Live Concert Series” with Almost Queen and Jim Gaffigan will be able to “Break Free” from their vehicles. After consulting with local authorities, the staff at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township announced today that guests in attendance for the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre hosts live drive-in show with comedian Jim Gaffigan on July 18

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre hosts live drive-in show with comedian Jim Gaffigan on July 18

From a press release: It was announced today that the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township will host Northeastern Pennsylvania’s first-of-its kind drive-in live event experience with Grammy-nominated comedian Jim Gaffigan on Saturday, July 18 at 8 p.m. in the arena’s parking lot. Sponsored by Geisinger, tickets for “Jim Gaffigan: Drive-Thru Comic” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy reschedules comedy show at Stage West in Scranton for Sept. 22

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy reschedules comedy show at Stage West in Scranton for Sept. 22

From a press release: Lock up your “hamberders,” America – Randy Bobandy is back on the road this fall for another greasy “Cheeseburger Picnic.” Randy (played by Patrick Roach) will be bringing his unique comedy performance to the venues across the country. Based on the character from the hit TV series “Trailer Park Boys,” Randy’s […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy releases debut comedy album while working on ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’

Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy releases debut comedy album while working on ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’

For seven years, Samantha Ruddy’s career in stand-up comedy has built up to this moment. After her big break on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and landing a job on “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” she released her debut comedy album one month ago… the same day a national emergency was declared in the […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton Fringe Festival launches streaming ‘Social Distant-Scene Theatre’ during coronavirus quarantine

Scranton Fringe Festival launches streaming ‘Social Distant-Scene Theatre’ during coronavirus quarantine

The annual Scranton Fringe Festival is set to return on Sept. 24-Oct. 4, so it has not been canceled or postponed like so many other events have been due to the coronavirus. Its organizers and participants, however, have been forced to cancel many other live performances in the meantime, so the event launched its own […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NYC comic Steve Marshall headlines Scranton Comedy Club in Dunmore on March 14

NYC comic Steve Marshall headlines Scranton Comedy Club in Dunmore on March 14

The Scranton Comedy Club drew over 300 people to its second show in the newly remodeled Holiday Inn Scranton East in Dunmore last month, forcing the club to turn some people away at the door, so tickets are on sale now for all its monthly stand-up comedy shows through the end of the year. The […]