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The Hobbit

By Patricia Gray. Based on the classic by J.R.R. Tolkien.

October 26 – November 4, 2012
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 S. Old Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22204

Take an exciting journey through Middle Earth with an ordinary hobbit, Bilbo Baggins! Encore is pleased to bring J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved novel to life onstage. Bilbo and a throng of dwarfs embark on an adventure to reclaim important treasure, encountering goblins, trolls, and even a dragon along the way. But, as the great wizard Gandalf advises, be sure not to stray off the path! Recommended for ages 4 and up.





Honk, Jr.

Book by Anthony Drewe. Music by George Stiles. Lyrics by Anthony Drewe.
Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling


January 11 – 19, 2013
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 S. Old Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22204

Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Ugly Duckling, is reinvented in Honk! Have you ever felt like you just don’t fit in? Ugly – an awkward, odd-looking duck, separated from family – is desperately searching for his way back home. Through his quest, Ugly overcomes challenging situations, makes unforgettable friends, and finds love in many forms. Be there as Ugly discovers that he is truly beautiful, both inside and out. Recommended for ages 4 and up.



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Big Bad

By Alec Strum


February 22 – March 3, 2013
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 S. Old Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22204

Breaking news! Encore brings you live coverage of the trial of the Big Bad Wolf. Have you ever wondered what happened to him after the story ended? Mr. Wolf is in the defendant’s seat, and the plaintiffs, represented by the Fairy Godmother, take the witness stand one by one and tell their traumatizing stories of their encounters with Mr. Wolf. Is he guilty or innocent? Well, that’s up to you! Recommended for ages 4 and up.




Sleeping Beauty

By Vera Morris.

June 7-16, 2013
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 S. Old Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22204

When Briar Rose is born, the King and Queen throw a celebration to welcome their newborn daughter. The whole kingdom is invited, save for one truly wicked witch. In revenge, Evilina casts a sleeping spell on the young Princess; a spell that can only be broken by true love’s kiss. Encore invites you to fall in love again with Sleeping Beauty, an amusing and playful presentation of the well-known fairytale. Special pre-performance music provided by Prelude Youth Orchestra on June 8 & 9 at the 3:00 pm performances. Recommended for ages 4 and up.







Legally Blonde the Musical

Book by Heather Hach
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture

July 19-28, 2013
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 S. Old Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22204

Bubbly and bright Elle Woods never takes “no” for an answer. So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone “serious,” Elle upgrades her signature pink for Harvard crimson! This Hollywood blockbuster turned musical sensation will have you dancing in the aisles. Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style. Recommended for ages 10 and up.









Tickets

$12 adults ($15 for Legally Blonde the Muscial), $10 children, students, and seniors (includes all box office fees)
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Season generously sponsored by BB&T.

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