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Theater Listings: Feb. 15 to 20, 2017

Theater Listings: Feb. 15 to 20, 2017

THIS WEEK: Feb. 15 to Feb. 20 Cirque Zuma Zuma, an African-style Cirque du Soleil by the finalists on “America’s Got Talent,” combining African-influenced dance, acrobatics, tumbling and music. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100. Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Neil Simon’s classic […]

Theater Listings: Feb. 8 to 14, 2017

Theater Listings: Feb. 8 to 14, 2017

THIS WEEK: Feb. 8 to Feb. 14 I Have A Dream, a dramatization of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the monumental impact of his ‘I Have A Dream’ speech. The free show is part of the 2016-2017 Young People’s Tehater Series. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. with show at 10 a.m. Feb. 9 at […]

‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ to take stage at F.M. Kirby Center Feb. 17

‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ to take stage at F.M. Kirby Center Feb. 17

WILKES-BARRE — A celebrated stage comedy aims to show Northeastern Pennsylvania that failing at adultery can be funny. The Walnut Street Theater Company of Philadelphia will perform Neil Simon’s ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the F.M. Kirby Center. The Tony Award-winning story follows middle-aged, mild mannered Barney Cashman […]

Theater Listings: Feb. 1 to 7, 2017

Theater Listings: Feb. 1 to 7, 2017

THIS WEEK: Feb. 1 to Future Elvis Lives, a multimedia journey through the life of Elvis Presley with finalists from the worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, each portraying Elvis during different stages of his career. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100. Terra Nova, a play about […]

Theater Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

Theater Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 25 to Future Elvis Lives, a multimedia journey through the life of Elvis Presley with finalists from the worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, each portraying Elvis during different stages of his career. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100. Terra Nova, a play about […]

‘Gunpowder Joe’ tells story of Joseph Priestley in Bloomsburg

‘Gunpowder Joe’ tells story of Joseph Priestley in Bloomsburg

BLOOMSBURG — If you want to learn more about “Gunpowder Joe” — Joseph Priestley, whose historic house still stands along the Susquehanna River — you’ll want to see the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s latest production. “We have three live science demonstrations in it,” said Laurie McCants, who is directing “Gunpowder Joe: Joseph Priestley, Pennsylvania and the […]

Theater Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

Theater Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017 Broadway Rocks! A Broadway and rock musical revue performed by ages 10 to 17. Music Box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 7 p.m. Jan. 20 and 21; 2 p.m. Jan. 22. $12, $10. 570-283-2195. Gunpowder Joe: Joseph Priestley, Pennsylvania and the American Experiment, a world premiere about the […]

Stage Listings: Jan. 11 to 17, 2017

Stage Listings: Jan. 11 to 17, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 11 to 17, 2017 Fiddler on the Roof, the classic musical about dairyman Tevye who tries to protect his daughters and his way of life in a changing world. Performed by the Misfit Players at GAR High School Auditorium, 250 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Jan. 12 to 14; 2 p.m. […]

Veteran actor portrays Tevye once more

Veteran actor portrays Tevye once more

WILKES-BARRE — Long-suffering dairyman Tevye argues a bit with his daughter, Hodel, and the man she wants to marry. He’s not sure this wedding is a good idea. But he thinks about it, consults God and tells the young couple they have his blessing AND his PERMISSION. Actually, Hodel and Perchik didn’t ask for permission, […]

Theater Listings: Jan. 4 to 10, 2017

Theater Listings: Jan. 4 to 10, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 4 to 10, 2017 Catch Me If You Can, a musical comedy about a precocious teenager who poses as a pilot, doctor and lawyer — living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. Presented by the Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts at the J.J. Ferrara Center, 212 W. Broad […]

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