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Theater Listings: Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, 2016

THIS WEEK: Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, 2016 Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5, the country superstar’s musical about three female co-workers pushed to the boiling point by their sexist, egotistical bigot of a boss. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Sept. 2 to 25 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. […]

A Day to Remember’s busy 2016 brings them to Scranton’s Montage Mountain

A Day to Remember’s busy 2016 brings them to Scranton’s Montage Mountain

SCRANTON — A Day to Remember is a musical Jekyll and Hyde — they’re able to seamlessly switch between the singalong choruses of pop-punk and the screaming aggression of the genre’s cousin, hardcore, making them logical tour mates for everyone from Blink-182 to Slipknot. They’ll share the stage with both this year, but for ADTR, […]

Theater Listings: Aug. 24 to 30, 2016

FUTURE Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5, the country superstar’s musical about three female co-workers pushed to the boiling point by their sexist, egotistical bigot of a boss. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. Sept. 2 to 25 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $20. 570-868-8212. La Cage aux Folles, […]

Theater Listings: Aug. 17 to 23, 2016

Theater Listings: Aug. 17 to 23, 2016

THIS WEEK: Aug. 17 to 23, 2016 The Wizard of Oz, a Young Performers edition of the musical performed by campers from SummerStage and Little Dragon Playhouse by children in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 7 p.m. Aug. 19; 11 a.m. Aug. 20. $5. 570-344-1111. Chicago, the Tony Award-winning […]

Theater Listings: Aug. 10 to 16, 2016

Theater Listings: Aug. 10 to 16, 2016

THIS WEEK: Aug. 10 to 16, 2016 Schoolhouse Rock Jr., a musical based on the popular TV series, performed by students ages 6 to 12, enrolled in the Summer Theater Workshop. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 7 p.m. Aug. 12 and 13; 2 p.m. Aug. 14. $12, $10 children. 570-283-2195. Funny Girl, […]

Theater Listings: Aug. 3 to 9, 2016

Theater Listings: Aug. 3 to 9, 2016

THIS WEEK: Aug. 3 to 9, 2016 Birthday Showdown at Penguin Pete’s Pizza Emporium, the annual summer family production about a nine-year-old girl who attempts to have the greatest birthday party ever to save Penguin Pete’s Pizza Emporium from turning into a health shake bar. Presented by the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble at the Alvina Krause […]

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre rehearsing for September performance of ‘Rock of Ages’

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre rehearsing for September performance of ‘Rock of Ages’

PLAINS TWP. — Musical theatre isn’t traditionally the realm of guitar solos and sing-a-long anthems, but for Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, this is the summer of rock. After finishing their July run of “Disney’s Camp ROCK: The Musical,” the company is tuning up for nine performances of the hair metal love story “Rock of Ages,” […]

Theater Listings: July 27 to Aug. 2, 2016

THIS WEEK: July 27 to Aug. 2, 2016 Auditions for the Actors Circle production of the dark comedy “The House of Blue Leaves” by John Guare, scheduled for a September run. Needed: men and women age 18 and older including a middle-aged man who can sing. Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. July […]

Theater Listings: July 20 to 26, 2016

Theater Listings: July 20 to 26, 2016

THIS WEEK: July 22 to 26, 2016 Cosi Fan Tutte, Mozart’s popular opera about testing the ties of love. A Live from the Met encore performance filmed at Lincoln Center in New York City. Cinemark, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. July 20. 570-961-5943. Playroom, seven one-act plays all taking place in a garage […]

Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center ranks in top 100 ticket sales worldwide

Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center ranks in top 100 ticket sales worldwide

WILKES-BARRE — Downtown Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center has been ranked No. 99 out of 100 theaters worldwide for 2016 ticket sales by concert industry publication Pollstar in their Mid-Year 2016 Special Edition. “We’re really thankful and we worked with this goal in mind and this is wonderful,” Kirby Center Director of Marketing Anne Rodella said. […]