Theater Offers Opportunity to Share a Shriek n’a Show

The Pocono Mountains, known for its natural beauty, country charm and an abundance of outdoor activities, also hosts a thriving performing arts scene. Venues such as Shawnee Playhouse in Shawnee-on-Delaware offer an intimate setting surrounding world-class theater with outstanding comedy series in tune with the season. As Halloween arrives, theatrical inspiration thrives as Scary, Scary […]

The Shawnee Playhouse Introduces Audiences to S.O.P.S.

The Shawnee Playhouse kicks off a spectacular New Year introducing all to the exquisite talent of Shawnee Original Playwright Series (S.O.P.S.) Winners. Worthington Players produced and will perform these original works of area playwrights chosen by an Executive Committee from submissions received in their open contest.  Plays were listened to during Staged Readings and voted […]

Shawnee Original Playwright Series

Inspiring up and coming playwrights to develop their creative flow, Shawnee Original Playwright Series continues to cultivate the creative arts in the Pocono Mountains. This past spring, summoning submissions yet again proved a positive opportunity to reveal the talent flourishing throughout the region. Read by volunteer actors, creations invited an audience to absorb the sights […]

Time to Wait in Line?!?

Ever arrive at a show to find its been sold out or you’ve missed-out on seizing savings with discount tickets? As an endless tantalizing lineup of live entertainment tempts all to the latest performances in the Poconos, why not grab seats online ahead of time with This Week in the Poconos’ In-Publication Shopping! Why seek […]

Passion for Performance

“Fostering tomorrow’s love of theater today,” proves protocol passionately pursued by The  Shawnee Playhouse as the admired theatre carries on a long standing tradition of not only entertaining but educating generations in Shawnee on Delaware. Executive Director Midge McClosky agrees entwining a clever mix of theatrical genres serves as a successful means to, “Touch every […]

Shawnee Playhouse presents Spring Shows

Still trying to kick your cabin fever? Step out and see a show in the Poconos! The historic Shawnee Playhouse offers exciting entertainment options in April. Immortalized on stage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, William Gibson’s The Miracle Worker tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen […]