2011/2012 Season

2011 - 2012 Season

Robin Hood

by Tim Kelly

November 4 – 13, 2011
Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre
1611 N. Kent Street Arlington, VA 22209

The dashing outlaw Robin Hood and his Merry Men dwell happily in Sherwood Forest, defending the people of England from the wicked Prince John. Until one day when Robin uncovers an evil plot, it’s up to him to save the kingdom from the devious Lady Merle and rescue the fair Maid Marian! This rousing tale is not to be missed! Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Darius the Dragon

by Eleanor Harder

and Rap-Punzel

by Whitney Ryan Garrity

January 6 – 15, 2012
Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre
1611 N. Kent Street Arlington, VA 22209

What happens when the tale of a goofy dragon is paired with the story of an imprisoned princess? An afternoon at the theatre guaranteed to entertain the whole family! For the first time ever, Encore is thrilled to offer you two shows in one afternoon.

Darius the Dragon enjoys his home in a quiet, peaceful cave — until it is destroyed by a bulldozer! Homeless and frightened, Darius must brave the noise and pollution of the 21st century and lead his new friends in a crusade to find the king of this strange new land.

When a loving husband is caught stealing from a garden, he and his wife are forced to give their daughter to the witch next door. The witch raises the girl high in a tower where she yearns for life beyond her window sill. Join us for the classic tale of Rapunzel — told entirely in a rhythmic rhyming style! Recommended for ages 4 and up.

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The Magical Lamp of Aladdin
By Tim Kelly

March 9 – 18, 2012
Kenmore Middle School
200 S. Carlin Springs Road Arlington, VA 22204

In this thrilling tale, the adventurous Aladdin crosses paths with the evil magician Jammal and his wicked sister Halima. Only with the help of his clever monkey, Alakazam, the crafty Princess Jasmine and, not one, but three comical genies, can Aladdin prevent his magic lamp from falling into the wrong hands. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Charlotte’s Web

Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White

June 1-10, 2012
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 S. Old Glebe Road Arlington, Va 22204

Encore Stage & Studio is thrilled to present E.B. White’s beloved story onstage this spring! Join us for the heartwarming tale of Wilbur, a plucky young pig who desperately wants to avoid a trip to the butcher, and Charlotte, a kind spider who is determined to save her friend. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

The Pirates of Penzance

Music by Arthur Sullivan and Libretto by W. S. Gilbert

July 19-29, 2012
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 S. Old Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22204

Handsome young Frederic has just finished an apprenticeship with a band of silly pirates. When he falls in love with the beautiful Mabel Stanley, however, he discovers that he must stay with the pirates until his 21st birthday—but he was born on Leap Day! This classic musical by Gilbert and Sullivan, the first ever produced by Encore, features plenty of swashbuckling and is sure to delight the whole family! Recommended for ages 6 and up.


$12 adults ($15 for The Pirates of Penzance), $10 children, students, and seniors (includes all box office fees)
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Illustrations made by Laury Sendek