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‘Impractical Jokers’ star Joe Gatto performs stand-up at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 26

‘Impractical Jokers’ star Joe Gatto performs stand-up at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 26

From a press release: It was announced today that improvisational comedian, actor, and producer Joe Gatto, best known for the hit television shows “Impractical Jokers” and “The Misery Index,” will perform stand-up live at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Dec. 26. In 1999, he co-founded The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe with his “Impractical […]

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‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 2

‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 2

From a press release: Today, Outback Presents announced that “Jackass” star, stand-up comedian, stunt performer, and New York Times bestselling author Steve-O will take the stage of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 2 as part of his Bucket List Tour. Every idea on Steve-O’s bucket list was so ill-advised, he never […]

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Comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld is back at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for 2 shows on Dec. 9

Comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld is back at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for 2 shows on Dec. 9

From a press release: Today, JS Touring announced that one of America’s most beloved comedians, Jerry Seinfeld, will return to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Dec. 9. The 68-year-old comic has sold out the Wilkes-Barre venue several times before, so he will perform his newest stand-up routine at both 7 […]

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Post-apocalyptic pop culture explored in comedic play ‘Mr. Burns’ in Scranton July 21-23

Post-apocalyptic pop culture explored in comedic play ‘Mr. Burns’ in Scranton July 21-23

From a press release: The Scranton Fringe Festival will present the dark comedy “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play” at the Peoples Security Theater at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton on Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23. Award-winning playwright Anne Washburn’s imaginative play propels the audience forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling […]

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Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy performs on ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy performs on ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Last night, Scranton-born comedian Samantha Ruddy returned to the national stage for a coveted set on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC. Performing at Studio 6B at Rockefeller Center in her current home of New York City, she joked about flying on a tiny plane, accidentally getting a “Karen” haircut, violent video games, […]

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Comedian Kevin James is back at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 27

Comedian Kevin James is back at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 27

From a press release: Comedian and actor Kevin James, best known for starring in television sitcoms “The King of Queens” and “Kevin Can Wait,” will return to the F.M. Kirby Center on Thursday, Oct. 27. He previously performed at the downtown Wilkes-Barre theater in 2016. Doors at the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) open […]

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‘MasterChef Junior’ cooks up live show at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 28

‘MasterChef Junior’ cooks up live show at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 28

From a press release: TCG Entertainment, in association with Endemol Shine North America, producer of the hit culinary competition series “MasterChef Junior,” announced the 2022 “MasterChef Junior Live” tour today. Featuring the Season 8 winner, finalist, and fan favorites serving up a perfectly balanced good time, “MasterChef Junior Live” is traveling though 25+ cities, including […]

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Made famous by ‘The Office,’ Penn Paper & Supply celebrates 100th anniversary as Scranton’s real Dunder Mifflin

Made famous by ‘The Office,’ Penn Paper & Supply celebrates 100th anniversary as Scranton’s real Dunder Mifflin

From a press release: NBC’s hit sitcom “The Office” opens on the red brick tower of Pennsylvania Paper & Supply Company, a Scranton institution and family business that is celebrating its 100th anniversary on Friday, May 20 with a ribbon cutting ceremony to symbolize the opening of a new century of serving its customers and […]

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‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy hosts ‘Cheeseburger Picnic’ comedy show at Ritz Theater in Scranton on April 27

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy hosts ‘Cheeseburger Picnic’ comedy show at Ritz Theater in Scranton on April 27

From a press release: Lock up your “hamberders,” America – Randy Bobandy is back on the road 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 Cheeseburger Picnic […]

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‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ cast improvises live at Scranton Cultural Center on April 29

‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ cast improvises live at Scranton Cultural Center on April 29

From a press release: The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will perform some hilarious improvised skits under the banner of “Whose Live Anyway?” in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Theatre at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Friday, April 29. “Whose Live Anyway?” is […]

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