2015 Scranton Fringe Festival @ Ale Mary’s

The 2015 line up for The Scranton Fringe Festival, at Ale Mary’s.  Please note all fringe events at Ale Mary’s will be held in the Franklin Room.

Ale Mary’s (126 Franklin Ave)

“Life Is A Cabaret”

Produced by John & Erin Cabaret productions

John Baldino and Erin Canedy present “Life Is A Cabaret”  a musical revue featuring songs from Broadway & off-Broadway! John & Erin’s cabarets have become regional favorites – presenting numerous public and special events! One audience member had this to say: “The talent was truly amazing. I’ve been to many Broadway shows and this ranked up with some of the best. I really enjoyed it. Perfection at its best”. See for yourself and enjoy a great collection of music! (Rated PG-13)

Saturday October 3rd at 2:00pm

Sunday October 4th at 6:30 pm


NEPA Comedy Showcase

Hosted by Dan Hoppel

A curated collection of comics, hosted by Dan Hoppel. Dan’s humble and candid style of comedy brings a keen edge to conventional opinions on dating after divorce and society’s dependence on technology allows for an authentic viewpoint audiences haven’t heard yet. In addition to performing all over the area, Dan was also a winner of the NEPA Scene Open Mic at the Woodlands, and emceed the first-ever NEPA Scene Showcase. (Rated R).

Saturday October 3rd at 5:00 pm


The Father Paul Show with Mr. Sir Castica/”John Sweeny”

Presented by Father Paul Comedy Productions

The show is a combination of stand up comedy, music, and musical parodies. Father Paul was recently voted Best Comedian by the Electric City for the second straight year and can be seen in the Off Broadway production of The Gong Show Live in New York City. John Sweeny is an up and coming comedian that has performed at The Stress Factory and all over the east coast. In Mr. Sweeny’s own words: “What I lack in charm and good looks, I make up for in sarcasm and pretension”. (Rated R)

Saturday October 3rd at 7:00pm

Sunday October 4th at 2:00pm


Stand Up! Sit Down! Stand Up!

Hosted by Elliot Elliot

Stand Up! Sit Down! Stand Up! Is a live stand up comedy talk show – hosted by Elliott Elliott. Three stand up comedians will perform short sets and then sit down for a quick interview session with Elliott. (Rated R)

Saturday October 3rd at 10:00pm


The Awkward Life of Steve Clark

Performed by Steve Clark

This show is a collection of first person narratives (like from The Moth, This American Life, etc.) from Steve Clark – usually hilarious, always awkward. Steve Clark is the only two time winner of the award “Best Storyteller in Philadelphia” and won the February 2015 Scranton StorySlam.

(Rated PG-13)

Saturday October 3rd at 8:30pm

Sunday October 4th at 4:00pm