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Top 10: Looking back at the year in theater

Even excluding all the shows produced by area high schools as part of the Ray of Light competition, my list of the most notable, nifty and nicely staged plays and musicals of the past year often totaled a dozen or sometimes even a Baker’s Dozen. But with a nod to COVID-19 which shut down ...

Downtown show looks for volunteers

Colin Mochrie, the star of the long-running “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” joins forces with Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci, for the return of their hit show HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis. The live show, which according to a news release combines hypnosis and improv for a unique comedy ...

Auditions planned for Wellsboro play

Hamilton-Gibson Productions will hold auditions for “Into The Breeches” at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 26; at 10:30 a.m., Jan. 29 and at 1 p.m., Jan. 30 at the Warehouse Theatre at 3 Central Ave., Wellsboro. No experience is necessary to audition. This comedy by George Brant explores how a ...

Energy of cast helps film rise above hollow parts

It is difficult to put into words the effect that 1999’s “The Matrix” has had on popular film since its initial release. Bringing new technologies and filmmaking techniques to audiences, “The Matrix” has remained relevant for not only its technological achievements, but also its ...

Griswold Christmas car look-alike popular around the region

If you’ve noticed an old station wagon with wood paneling and a “full” Christmas tree on top around the area, odds are it wasn’t being driven by Clark Griswold, but rather Williamsport resident Cody Conner and chauffeur, Jonathan Weaver. Formerly the car of a neighbor, Conner had ...

Repasz Band returns to Community Arts Center stage for holiday concert

The beat goes on for the historic Repasz Band, which will resume its regular Community Arts Center shows with a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7. Originally founded in 1831 and now nearing its 200th anniversary, Williamsport’s renowned ensemble has played both spring and winter ...