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Encore Stage & Studio

‘Beauty and Beast’ proved to be big draw for Encore

Encore Stage & Studio saw a record crowd, at least in terms of a post-COVID resurgence, for its recent production of “Disney’s Beauty & the Beast Jr.” “We had about 2,600 patrons,” said spokesman Aileen Pangan, which averages out to...

On stage: ‘Beauty & Beast’ a solid outing by Encore

It was back in 2009 that Encore Stage & Studio last presented “Disney’s Beauty & the Beast Jr.” – a lifetime for some of the performers on stage albeit just a blip on the radar for your increasingly geriatric community-theater reviewer.

‘Beauty & Beast Jr.’ coming to Encore Stage

Encore Stage & Studio will open 2023 with a production of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” running Jan. 13-22 at Thomas Jefferson Community Center in Arlington. Shows are Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m....

On Stage: Dickens classic gets a fairy-tale makeover

In theory, it should be a simple task to explain the underpinnings of “A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol,” which recently wrapped up two weekends’ worth of shows in Arlington.

Encore continues run of ‘Fairy Tale Christmas Carol’

Encore Stage & Studio will wrap up its production of “A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol” with performances Dec. 9-11 at Gunston Arts Center Theatre II. The production takes a unique look at the Charles Dickens classic, incorporating fairy-tale characters such...

Spirited cast adds oomph to Encore’s ‘Treasure Island’

“Adventure can be good or bad. Sometimes you don’t know which – you have to make the best of it.” – From the show by MATT REVILLE, Staff Writer Six years after last presenting a local adaptation of the Robert Louis...

Encore Stage & Studio gears up for 2022-23 season

Encore Stage & Studio has announced plans for its 2022-23 season, featuring stories familiar and new. “The theme of ‘transformation’ is showcased throughout the year – Scrooge’s change of heart, the Beast becoming a prince once again, and the power...

Encore Stage & Studio bestows STAR honors

Matthew Bloss-Baum, Jacob Bowen-Glazeroff, Riley Dennis, Nyla Elder, Jordan Funk, Bryce Gastelum, Lindsey Gradowski, Sebastian Ramthun, Sam Regardie, Declan Roberts and Brian Tatum have been named STAR Award winners for 2022 by Encore Stage & Studio. Youth are honored for...

Theater troupes teaming up for summer production

Three Arlington-based theater organizations are teaming up for a summertime production at Lubber Run Amphitheatre. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will be presented in a collaborative effort of the Arlington Players, Encore Stage & Studio and Avant Bard Theatre....

‘Annie Jr.’ a spunky conclusion to Encore’s season

Confession being good for the soul, here goes: Kindly Uncle Matty has never, in all his [redacted number of] years covering the local theater scene, viewed a performance of “Annie.”
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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