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Bloomsburg theater to present controversial hit

BLOOMSBURG — Although many will argue about the merits on the separation of church and state, relatively few will debate the separation of church and theatre fare. But the acclaimed professional theater group Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble tackled some thorny questions on morality and ...

Clowning around: Flossie the Fine Arts Fiesta Clown celebrates 44 years

WILKES-BARRE — As the 66th annual Fine Arts Fiesta concluded Sunday on Public Square, it marked the 44th year of loyal service from one familiar, painted face: Flossie the Fine Arts Fiesta Clown. Outside of the Fiesta, the beloved clown is better known as Mary Ellen Fowler, a retired nurse ...

‘Sidekicked’ to open the Cabaret for 59th season at Millbrook Playhouse

MILL HALL — A powerful “one-broad” comedy about the Ethel Mertz no one ever knew kicks off Millbrook Playhouse’s 2022 season. After the pandemic shuttered the Cabaret completely last summer, Producing Artistic Director David Leidholdt invites theatergoers back to the Cabaret for ...

Loyalsock student is U.S. winner of music achievement award

Bassist Gabriel Severn, a junior at Loyalsock Township High School, is the U.S. winner of the Joe Zawinul Foundation for Achievement’s “Z” Award. The “Z” Award is given annually to a music student from Austria and a music student in the United States for demonstrating exceptional ...

Repasz Band returns to stage with annual spring performance

Williamsport’s world-famous Repasz Band will present its annual spring concert for free at 7:30 p.m. on May 24 at the Community Arts Center. After an unusual year involving virus restrictions, practice protocols and an arduous move to a new rehearsal space in Montgomery, the 191-year-old ...